Have a question? Call 020 3371 1516 | Enrol now on any course and pay later!
  • Twitter
  • Google+

Level 3 Food Safety for Catering course

RSPH Level 3 Award in Supervising Food Safety for Catering 

Level 3 Intermediate Food Safety in Catering qualification provides a thorough understanding of food safety and food hygiene procedures emphasising the importance of monitoring staff and controls. This qualification is regulated in England by Ofqual.  


Who needs this training?

This course is ideal for individuals wishing to progress from a “Level 2 in Food Safety” qualification. This course is ideally suited for anyone working or aiming to work in food safety supervision e.g. supervisors, trainers, assistant managers and HACCP team members.


Why is training impotant?

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 learning outcomes:

Successful completion of the training programme and assessment will enable candidates to understand:

  • How food businesses can ensure compliance with current legislation - covers: UK and EU legislation, Role of the Local Authority, Food Standards Agency, high risk food, statistics, food-borne illnesses, Public Health England
  • Principles of good hygiene practice - covers: cross contamination, personal hygiene, cleaning and disinfection, pest control, equipment and premises, waste control. 
  • Implementation of food safety management procedures - covers: the 12 steps of HACCP and pre requisites. Safer Food Better Business, MyHACCP. 
  • Role of the supervisor in staff training - covers: communication, induction, formal, refresher, on going training and recording training. 


Course information:

  • Duration: Two-day programme 
  • Entry requirements: Recommended understanding and knowledge of basic food hygiene – ideally the level 2 in food safety or level 2 in HACCP taken before 2005 and literacy level one.
  • Assessment: Candidates are assessed by a synoptic examination (issued by the RSPH) that consists of forty five multiple choice questions. The pass mark is 30/45. Those who achieve 38 correct or above will be awarded with a distinction certificate. 
  • ID requirements: Official ID required to be shown to the trainer e.g. passport, residents permit etc.
  • Cost: £250pp includes exam fees and course material
  • Refreshments: light refreshments provided during the course
  • Suggested progression: Level 4 in Food Safety

Course dates at our venue:

Next courses: 

28th and 29th Nov 2018

12th and 13th Dec 2018


With our high candidate satisfaction levels, repeat business, high pass rates, small class sizes (at open courses), ease of working with clients, fast turn around of food hygiene certificates and distribution and low course fees, we are always an intelligent choice to make for food hygiene training. Our lead trainer also delivers courses for local authorities in London and other companies including 5 star hotels.