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Food & Drink commercial training

Highfield Level 2 Award for Personal Licence Holders

Friday 2nd Sept – Cumbria Chamber of Commerce Carlisle office – 9.30am to 4.30pm

Any business licensed to sell alcohol, including small pubs, retailers, large night clubs, cafés, restaurants, hotels and sports facilities, is required by law to have at least one personal licence holder. To become a personal licence holder, an individual should obtain a regulated personal licence holders qualification. A personal licence allows the holder to sell or authorise the sale of alcohol. A personal licence is also needed to apply to become a designated premises supervisor (DPS). Licensed premises can have more than one personal licence holder.

Topics include:

  • Understanding the application process for a personal licence.
  • Your legal duties as a personal licence holder
  • The roles, responsibilities and functions of licensing authorities
  • The licensing objectives and why they’re so important
  • How the nature and strength of alcohol can affect your customers
  • The law relating to protecting children on a licensed premises
  • The powers held by the police and other authorities

Charged at £115 +VAT Chamber members or £130 +VAT non members

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IOSH Managing Safely in Exhibitions and Events

Monday 5th September

Ideal for floor managers, duty managers, organisers and others with operational responsibility or safety input for exhibitions / events / shows & productions. Either a 3 day event if run as a classroom course, or 6 half day sessions if joining one of our tutor led, live webinars, or, E-Learning.
The course includes:

  • Building H&S into event management
  • Controlling stress and fatigue
  • H&S Responsibilities as an E&E manager
  • Crowd Dynamics
  • Temporary & Inflatable structures, and the weather
  • Special effects, pyrotechnics, music
  • Risk assessment and management
  • Floor planning
  • Accident investigation and reporting

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Reducing Staff Costs – Varying Employment Contracts and Handling Redundancies

Wednesday 7th September – The George Hotel, Penrith – 10am to 4pm

Reducing Staff Costs – Varying Employment Contracts and Handling Redundancies –
Do your Employment Contracts and Staff Structures/Numbers Reflect Your Current Needs?
Contracts of employment and staffing structures and arrangements often stand still as the needs of the organisation change. This makes it difficult to ensure that your staffing arrangements are properly aligned with your organisation’s priorities

Charged at £125+ VAT Chamber members or £150+ VAT for non-members

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Food Photography with Lou’s Larder

Thursday 8th September – Liquid Design Studios, Carlisle – 9.30am to 4pm

Hands on practical photography training for anyone in the food industry.

Quality imagery is more important than ever in any food or drink related business. This is why Cumbria Chamber and the team at Lou’s Larder would like to share with businesses their skills and techniques to help you improve the imagery used in your business.

Content includes:

  • Food styling
  • Choosing equipment
  • Props and sets
  • Lighting
  • Composition
  • Practical and theory sessions
  • Post production

You will need to bring your own camera or phone.

Charged at £130+ VAT Chamber members or £150+ VAT for non-members

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Emergency First Aid at Work

15th September – Solway House Business Centre, Carlisle –  9am to 1pm

Charged at £129.95+ VAT Chamber members or £150+ VAT for non-members

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Understand how to label prepacked food products legally

Thursday 13th October – Carlisle Station Hotel, Court Square, Carlisle – 9.30am to 4pm

This course explains the food labelling requirements under the Food Information for Consumers Regulations 2014. This course also provides information on what can and cannot be said in relation to nutritional claims.

This course covers:

  • Overview of UK (with a little bit of EU) food legislation relating to labelling
  • Food Information for Consumer Regulations
  • Permitted names
  • Composition
  • Ingredient declaration (QUID)
  • Allergens
  • Nutrition
  • Weights & Measures
  • Date coding

Charged at £210+ VAT Chamber members or £264+ VAT for non-members

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