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Level 3 Award in Food Safety Supervision for Retail

Overview of the Level 3 Food Safety Retail course

In line with the National Occupational Standards reflecting sector-specific needs, this qualification provides a thorough understanding of food safety procedures emphasising the importance of monitoring staff and controls.


Who needs this level 3 food safety qualification?

Managers and supervisors in small, medium or large retail businesses. Particularly relevant for those who have to develop or monitor HACCP based food safety management procedures and systems.


Why is this Food Hygiene for Retail training important?

Anyone working in a supervisory position in the food business is not only responsible but also accountable for food safety. It is therefore vital they are equipped with both the knowledge and confidence to do their job effectively.


What are the benefits of keeping staff fully trained?

  • Decrease lost working days
  • Improved employee retention
  • Minimise risk of litigation
  • Reduce insurance premiums
  • Legal compliance and a  low risk rating (fewer visits from Environmental Health)
  • Greater security of business
  • Good food safety practices can benefit a food business, while poor food safety and hygiene practices can cost the business dearly!


Learning outcomes 

  • Ability to implement and supervise a food safety management system
  • Understand food safety procedures
  • Understand the concept of food hazards and the risks associated with them
  • Understand the terminology with respect to supervising food safety
  • Understand the techniques involved in controlling and monitoring food safety
  • Appreciate the risks linked to cross contamination
  • Understand the role temperature has to play in the control of food safety
  • Appreciate the importance of supervising high standards of cleanliness in food premises


What to expect at an in house course?

  • We come to you and train your staff onsite!
  • We can tweak the course to your needs.
  • Group activities
  • Question and answer sessions
  • Exam revision
  • Power point slides and much more!
  • If you don't have a suitable venue, then we can arrange a training venue close to you in London or other parts of the UK. Additional charges may apply


Course information

  • Duration: Three-day programme 
  • Assessment: Multiple choice examination 
  • Ofqual Accredited: Yes 
  • Ofqual qualification reference: Retail - 500/5320/6 
  • Pre course requirements: Recommended understanding and knowledge of basic food hygiene – Candidates should have minimum literacy level 2. Candidates who have already achieved the 
  • Suggested progression:Level 4 Food Safety Awards