Highfield International

Success Story - Dubai Municipality

In January 2011 it became a requirement for all food businesses in Dubai to have at least one certified Person in Charge (PIC) trained in food safety. The PIC actively manages food safety practices in an establishment and is accountable to both their employer and the Dubai Government for making sure that the employees on their shift are following established policies and procedures regarding food safety.

Highfield Chairman Richard Sprenger worked very closely with the Dubai Municipality to put this scheme in place. For several years now Highfield has been approved to certify trainers and Persons in Charge in Dubai, and Highfield’s PIC qualification has gone from strength-to-strength. Highfield is by far the leading awarding organisation in the Middle East providing safety and PIC qualifications. Highfield has worked with some of Dubai’s most respected companies including: