Course Length: One Day
No formal qualifications are required.
This one-day course provides an opportunity to examine
legislation relating to weights and measures affecting the food industry and to
look at the proposed changes to the law in this area.
To provide those persons involved in ensuring correct weight or measure in
the food industry, the latest legislative information available to aid in the
decision on deciding target weights and what is ‘suitable equipment’ to be used
in the preparation of pre-packages. An explanation of what enforcement
authorities are looking out for in their inspection visits and what ‘suitably
vigorous system to ensure Regulation 4 is met’ means to the Inspector of Weights
An overview of the
consultations currently out for review of weights and measures legislation.
An overview of the measuring equipment used in packing.
- Weights and Measures 1985
- Packaged Goods Regulations 2006
- Directive (2007/45/EC) on Specified Quantities
- Miscellaneous Foods Order
- Measuring Instruments Directive (2004/22/EC)
- Non-automatic Weighing Instruments Regulations 2000
Course aimed at:
Course aimed at: Individuals involved
in ensuring correct weight or measure in the food
Programme Leader: Andy Hayward
Other Courses that may be of interest:
Catering for Health, Corrective Action, Food Allergy, Food Law,
Food Microbiology, HACCP, Practical Food Labelling, The Royal Society for the
Promotion of Health Level 1 Foundation Certificate in HACCP, The Royal Society
for the Promotion of Health Level 2 Award in Healthier Food and Special Diets,
The Royal Society for the Promotion of Health Level 2 Award in Food Safety in
Catering, Weights and Measures.
How to enrol: To enrol
please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 029 2041