To deliver these qualifications you will need suitably qualified staff to carry out training and assessment.
You will also need suitable facilities to carry out the required training to enable learners to achieve industry standards. The qualifications are taught on-the-job in the workplace.
Assessment is also in the workplace via direct observation of natural situations which can be supported by oral or written questions. Other evidence such as work records, product evidence and historical evidence can also be included.
For further information on the resources required please refer to the qualifications required.
Automatic approval is available for the level 2 1285 qualification for any centre currently approved and delivering the 1245-23, 1245-24 or 1245-92.
Automatic approval is available for the Level 3 1285 qualification for any centre currently approved for 1245-31 or 1245-93.
Centres currently offering Level 2 or 3 1246 Food Manufacturing VRQ are eligible for fast-track approval for the same level of the 1285.
All learners should already be working in the baking industry.