Guided Learning (Distance Learning)

Guided Learning (Distance Learning)

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The Royal Borough offers guided learning courses leading to accredited qualifications awarded by Highfield Qualifications ( These qualifications are relevant and fully in line with industry and regulatory standards.

How does guided learning work?

Contact the Council to book and agree both study and exam dates. Once you have paid for the course you will be sent the appropriate materials. With supervision by your business operator or manager you carry out self-study.

If you need support or technical advice during your study you will be given suggested websites, a support email address and telephone number. You then attend a revision session and the exam on the appointed date.

Who can access guided learning?

Organisations and businesses that have four or more people can access the programme. Revision and examinations can take place in your premises or in the Council’s training centre.

What courses are available?

A range of courses are available at Levels 1 to 3 (where appropriate). These include:

Level 1 – Food Safety in Catering, Health and Safety in the Workplace, Fire Safety Awareness

Level 2 – Food Safety in Catering, HACCP in Catering, Health and Safety in the Workplace, Fire Safety, Infection Control, Safe Moving and Handling, Control of Substances Hazardous to Health.

Level 3- Supervising Food Safety in Catering, Effective Auditing and Inspection Skills, Health and Safety in the Workplace.

Where can I find the syllabuses for the courses?

Go to Highfield Qualification.

Further information

Please contact 020 7361 3002 to enquire about guided learning.


Please note that the Council reserves the right to cancel or postpone any of its advertised courses at short notice. The Council reserves the right to increase its course fees as advertised.