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GUVON ACADEMY NOW OFFERS ONE-DAY FOOD SAFETY IN CATERING SHORT COURSE BY HIGHFIELD QUALIFICATIONS

Guvon Academy is proud to launch an international Food Safety in Catering short learning programme accredited by Highfield qualifications in the UK. This is not a South African programme so does not bear credits on the SA NQF but rather in the UK; and is endorsed by the Maritime & Coastguard Agency and complies with the minimum standard for shipboard personnel.

The short learning programme in Food Safety in Catering teaches candidates how to take personal responsibility for food safety, the correct procedures for maintaining a hygienic work environment and how to identify and control common risks to food safety.

All catering businesses have a legal responsibility to train their staff in matters of food hygiene. A high standard of food safety protects consumers’ health and helps to maintain the reputation of the business. The certification of your staff would also be beneficial for health and safety audits.

Learning areas include:

  • Microbiological hazards;
  • Spoilage and preservation;
  • Food poisoning and its control;
  • Food handlers and personal hygiene;
  • Food premises and equipment;
  • Food pests and control;
  • Cleaning and disinfection;
  • HACCP from purchase to service;
  • Food safety law and enforcement.

This interactive, one day, course is commencing in March 2019 with a special introductory price as well as group discounts.  Certification is a Guvon Academy Short Learning Programme Certificate and the International Food Safety Award.


Guvon Academy has the resources and expertise to assist, implement and manage your training and business development compliance for you, in line with legislation as set out below.

GUVON ACADEMY
• has a network of qualified Skills Development Facilitators to manage your Training and Development needs;
• offers accredited/registered formal and non-formal training programs at your premises;
• has the expertise to manage the Mandatory and Discretionary Grant documentation for your SETA.

PLACEMENT OF CANDIDATES 

Guvon Academy can assist with the placement, mentoring and record-keeping of unemployed candidates which have to complete their work integrated learning (WIL) components.  These candidates will become part of the team at your establishment and complete prescribed workplace tasks and activities as per their training programmes.  

B-BBEE SKILLS DEVELOPMENT COMPLIANCE
Activating a competent individual or company on the above mentioned legislation is critical and therefore a company has to plan specific strategic actions to interlink the above Acts to ensure company growth and success.  For the company to achieve success in the Skills Development B-BBEE scorecard element, the Skills Development cannot be measured without a registered Workplace Skills Plan-Skills Development Act.

EMPLOYMENT EQUITY ACT
Understanding the Employment Equity Act is the most important part of the process. Once the Employment Equity Act is understood your organisation’s unique requirements can be addressed and the Act can then be implemented to address these needs succinctly. An Employment Equity Committee is the most important asset to effective employment.

SKILLS DEVELOPMENT ACT
Implementing the Skills Development Act, the role of the Skills Development facilitator, submission of the Workplace Skills Plan, Annual Training Reports, role of the Training Committee and to develop and implement your training plan in-line with the Scarce and Critical Skills and Sector Skills Reports from your SETA is of utmost importance for the development of your staff and company. 

INDUSTRY TRAINING MODULES 

Training Modules specific to the hospitality industry are developed by Guvon Academy.  Your establishment will benefit from specialised training interventions which is designed to engage and interact with your team.

  • Professionalism and Teamwork
  • Boosting revenue through sales
  • First Aid Level 1
  • Basic Fire Fighting Workshop
  • Health and Safety Training
  • Health and Safety Management
  • Management Development Programme (MDP)
  • Workplace Discipline
  • Reception Operations and Services
  • Intermediate Pastry Skills
  • Plating and Presentation of Food
  • Stock and Cost Control
  • Wine & Beverage Service Skills
  • Waitering Skills
  • Guest Room Cleaning
  • Housekeeping Stock Control
  • Laundry Operations
  • Working with Chemicals

 

For further information contact us:
(011) 568 4967 |  info@guvonacademy.co.za

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