Halal Training Unit Standards 21623, 25924 and 29088

Halal Training for Coordinators, team leaders, supervisors, managers, and QA staff interested in further developing their skills.

Course Cost: POA

About our Halal Training Course

Food Safe collaborates with SSBs to offer Halal Training programmes and includes the following unit standards:

  • 21623: Demonstrate knowledge of halal slaughter requirements in a meat processing operation
  • 25924: Demonstrate knowledge of audit requirements in the certification of Halal food and food products
  • 29088: Produce Halal dairy products

Other unit standards include: 25924, 25926, 25927 & 26025

This Halal Training is available from Food Safe on request as well as an online option, in collaboration with SSBs.

Overview

What is Halal?

This video explains what the term Halal means:

Halal Terminology

Some Technical Halal Terminology

The slides below explain some Halal terms:

Halal Awareness Training

What is Halal Training – Some Halal and Sharia Definitions

Abadia is one of the madhahib (Islamic schools of thought, singular=madhab).

Ainiah means visible.

Hadith is a record of the traditions, sayings, and actions of the Prophet Muhammad, messenger of Islam.

Halal allowable, permissible. In this context, this term refers to food and food products that are prepared in accordance with Shariah. Halal also refers to permissible actions in accordance with Shariah.

Hanafi is the oldest school of thought (madhab) within Sunni Islam after its founder Abu Hannifa an-Nu’man.

Hanbali a school of thought (madhab) within Sunni Islam, was started by students of Imam Ahmad bin Hanbal.

Haram prohibited food from any animal not prepared according to Shariah, as well as food and drinks that are not permissible in Islam, such as port and alcohol. Haram also refers to impermissible actions in accordance with Shariah.

Ijmaa consensus opinion of scholars.

Jaafari is a school of thought (madhab) within Shia Islam.

Maliki is a school of thought (madhab) in Sunni Islam, the third-largest, from the work of Imam Malik.

Madhab (plural-madhahib) – Islamic school of thought.

Naiis Hukmiah is invisible filth (refers to the level of hygiene)

Naiis Mughallazah is severe filth (refers to the level of hygiene)

Naiis Mukhaffafah light filth (refers to the level of hygiene)

Naiis Mutawassitah medium filth (refers to the level of hygiene)

People of the Book are Muslims, Christians, and Jews.

Quran holy book of Islam.

Shafi’i is a school of thought (madhab) in Sunni Islam, started by Imam ash-Shafi’i. Shariah – Islamic law.

Shia the second largest denomination of Islam.

Sunnah traditions, sayings, and actions of the Prophet Mohammed, messenger of Islam.

Sunni the largest denomination of Islam, also called Ahlus-Sunnah Wal Jama’aah.

Act means the Animal Products Act 1999

The accreditation body means the Joint Accreditation System of Australia and New Zealand (JAS-ANZ);

AP E-cert means the Animal Products Electronic Certification System specified for the raising and issuing of export declarations, halal certificates, official assurances, halal premises registration certificates, and transfer documents

Approved halal organization (AHO) means an Islamic organisation approved and listed by the Director-General under Part 6 of the Notice

Carrion means animal material or animal products derived from halal species that died before halal slaughter and have not undergone ante mortem and post mortem examination or haram species that died before slaughter

Certification services mean the activities undertaken by an approved halal organisation as part of their roles under the Notice

A competent halal slaughter person means a person who has met the halal competency criteria for a halal slaughter person under clause 8.2 of the Notice

Consignment means an identified lot or lots of animal material or animal products required to be described in a transfer document or export certificate

Eligible for export as halal means:

a) prior to export, that a consignment meets or is capable of meeting all applicable requirements in this Notice to be exported to its intended destination; or
b) at export, that a consignment meets all applicable requirements in this Notice to be exported to its intended destination

Food additive(s) has the same meaning as in Standard 1.3.1 of the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code

Gelatine means a protein product prepared from animal skin, bone or other collagenous material, or any combination thereof

Halal animal material means animal material that is intended to be eligible for export as halal

Halal animal products means animal products that are intended to be eligible for export as halal

Halal certificate means a certificate issued by an issuing officer in accordance with Part 11 of the Notice

Halal identification means any label affixed to halal meat or meat products wrapping or packaging material which claims to be halal in any language

Halal export assurance system means the requirements in this Notice that specifically relates to the processing, storage and transport of halal meat, and includes any country-specific OMAR

Halal mark means:
a) the letter “H”; or
b) the logo specified in Annex 6, where a country-specific OMAR requires a logo

Halal official assurance means an official assurance with a halal attestation issued by the Director- General or an authorised person (the issuing of which replaces the need for a halal certificate to be given directly to the market to which this Notice applies)

Halal premises means premises that is listed by the Director-General under Part 4 of this Notice for the purposes of processing halal animal material and products

Halal premises of final control means the halal premises where a consignment of halal animal material or halal animal products is physically located before it is transferred for export

Halal premises registration certificate means the premises registration certificate with a 3 year period of validity, which is issued to the premises operator by the approved halal organisation immediately after his/her halal programme has been approved

Halal quality assurance officer means a person referred to in clause 4.8.2

Halal species means animals of the following species, other than in a wild state:
a) bovine; and
b) ovine; and
c) caprine; and
d) cervine; and
e) poultry;
and halal animal has a corresponding meaning

Haram material means anything that is derived from a haram species, and includes any substance containing material from haram species, alcohol beverages and other intoxicants, food containing alcohol, carrion. Haram product has a corresponding meaning

Haram species means:
a) porcine;
b) canine;
c) equusasinus (donkey);
d) wild animals;
e) animal which lives both on land and water; and
f) amphibians that are used as ingredients, additives or processing aids; and
g) where notified in a country-specific OMAR, insects and their extracts

Non-conforming halal animal material means any animal material derived from a halal species, which were intended to be or were processed as halal but were subsequently declared by an operator, an approved halal organisation, or an animal product officer to be non-compliant with the requirements of the Notice

Non-conforming halal animal product means any animal products derived from a halal species, which were intended to be or were processed as halal but were subsequently declared by an operator, an approved halal organisation, or an animal product officer to be non-compliant with the requirements of the Notice

Non-halal animal material means any animal material derived from a halal species that has been intentionally processed by the operator outside the scope of the Notice

Non-halal animal products means any animal products derived from a halal species that have been intentionally processed by the operator outside the scope of the Notice

OMAR means market access requirements issued under section 60 of the Act

Poultry means chicken, duck and turkey

Processing aid has the same meaning as in Standard 1.3.3 of the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code

What is Halal Training

Reference Resources

A Report On The State Of The Global Islamic & Halal Economy

 

The Halal Food Handbook

 

Halal Training

How we go about recognizing a trainee’s current competency:

 

A sample of the unit standards offered to the meat sector:

 

Halal Training Courses

Halal Training Program – NZQA Unit Standards

Unit Standard 21623: Describe halal slaughter requirements in a meat processing operation

Unit Standard 25926: Describe Shariah in the production and certification of halal food and food products

Unit Standard 25927: Describe halal slaughter process and prepare, slaughter, and process an animal to meet halal processing requirements

Unit Standard 29088: Describe preparation requirements, handling, processing methods and product reclassification of Halal dairy products

Halal Auditor Training

Unit Standard 25924: Describe audit requirements in the certification of Halal food and food products

Unit Standard 26025: Audit the production of Halal food and food products for certification

Export Requirements for Halal Food Products

General Export Requirements for Halal Animal Material and Halal Animal Products – Reference: MPI

General Export Requirements for Halal Dairy Material and Halal Dairy Products – Reference: MPI

Suitable for

Coordinators, team leaders, supervisors, managers, and QA staff interested in further developing their skills

About your trainer

These Halal Training Courses are delivered by Food Safe’s Managing Director, Lead-trainer & Food Safety Expert, Keith Michael who holds:

Keith has presented papers at the Food Safety Conferences in 2019, 2020, and 2021 and bring this cross-sector learning into training.

Keith has many years of experience as a company director where he has assisted companies with Food Safety Compliance, Risk Audit, and closing of gaps identified with smart purpose-built competency training.

View Keith’s profile on LinkedIn.

Keith Michael Food Safe

About Food Safe

Food Safe Ltd is Accredited by the New Zealand Government + is a Category 1 NZQA-Registered PTE. Training complies with the Food Safety Bylaws and Verifier Audits right across New Zealand.

Our food safety training is trusted by both well known New Zealand and Global food companies and heaps of small teams too!

Food Safe’s advisory committee includes leading university microbiology experts, operations, quality and compliance managers, and governance experts. For even more information about Food Safe and the companies we work with, click here

Why Choose us for your Training?

Food Safe’s Halal Training:

  • Complements compliance requirements
  • Is simplified and visual, and supportive of implementing learning back on-job
  • Is delivered by a trained ISO 9001 & 22000 lead auditor
  • Is delivered by a trainer with first-hand knowledge and experience in high compliance operations where Food Safe also operates, such as the dairy sector

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Here’s how we collaborate with companies

HOW IT WORKS

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– Number of trainees
– Preferred time-frame
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Communication

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– Training dates
– Proposal and invoicing
– Training delivery
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Booking Confirmed

Upon receipt of your payment, your booking will be confirmed.
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Pre-Training

Your trainer will advise if there is some self-learning to be done before your training date.
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Training Day

Please arrive 15 minutes before your class starts.

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