Halal Compliance Course

The Halal Compliance course has two parts, theoretical and practical.

The theoretical part is concerned with six key areas:

  • Islam, Halal and the importance of hygiene
  • Food safety and quality management
  • Halal auditing, HACCP and fraud
  • Meat quality, further processing
  • Animal welfare and Halal market’s trend
  • Halal cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, genetics and health products

Learning outcome

At the end of the course, participants will have a knowledge and understanding of:

  • The religion Islam and importance of hygiene
  • Theme of Halal
  • Understand and increase the level of awareness on critical halal ingredients
  • Understand the importance of standards in halal
  • Understand how a halal audit is being conducted
  • Share and apply the knowledge gained in today’s halal Industry
  • Halal meat industry
  • Halal’s industry misconceptions and malpractices
  • Concept of animal welfare in Islam
  • Overview of scientific development and researches of meat science
  • Able to construct train their own staff and internal halal policy

The practical part of the course will involve at least 10 hours of placement (usually at the candidate’s own workplace). The objective of the placement is to allow candidates to analyse a ‘real’ issue and proposals for its resolution using knowledge and skills covered in the course, thus helping to integrate theory and practice and to develop good learning patterns for the future.


The course will be held at the Markfield Institute in Leicestershire or in house.

Course duration:

The course consists of 6 days over 6 months (1 day a month). Alternatively, it may be taken on a full time basis, over 5 days. It can also be delivered as a one day to two days course and it’s FDQ certified course, delivered in partnership with University of Bristol Training Centre.

Admission Requirements:

Candidates should have good technical and production experience at various levels and have a demonstrable grasp of the English language.

Who Is this course for?

Technical & operational supervisors, managers, directors, trainers, Islamic scholars and Mufti.

Which industry?

Meat, food, beverages, chemical industry, pharmaceutical, cosmetic, food distributors & exporters, food premises owner, hospitality crew and kitchen staff, food handlers and catering industry.