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Level 3 Award in Food Safety Supervision for Retail

Course Overview

By law, food business operators must ensure that food handlers receive the appropriate supervision and training in food hygiene. The Highfield Level 3 Award in Food Safety for Retail ensures that supervisors are aware of the legislation applicable for food safety and how to communicate this to employees.

Topics include ensuring compliance with food safety legislation, the application and monitoring of good hygiene practice, how to implement food safety management procedures and the application and monitoring of good practice regarding contamination, microbiology, and temperature control.

This course can be delivered and assessed online through the Qualify at Home system, contact us for more information.

What the course Covers
  • The importance of food safety management procedures and complying with the law
  • The role of the supervisor in maintaining food safety
  • Ensuring that microbiological, chemical, physical and allergenic hazards are controlled
  • Ensuring good temperature control and stock rotation
  • The importance of ensuring good personal hygiene and preventing contamination, including handwashing, protective clothing, cuts, training and reporting illness
  • Ensuring that work areas and equipment are kept clean and safe
  • Ensuring safe waste disposal and pest management
  • Implementing food safety management systems
How is this Course assessed

Assessment is by a Multiple choice exam paper.
Course Duration

20 contact hours normally delivered over three days, 09:00 – 17:00.

Delivery Type
Course Qualification
Upon successful completion of the course, you will gain the Level 3 Award in Food Safety Supervision for Retail
  • To register on to this qualification, learners are required to be 14 years of age or above.
  • It is also advised that learners have a minimum of Level 1 in English and Maths or equivalent.
As with all food safety training it is recommended that staff undergo regular refresher training and, or CPD. It is best practice that this is every 3-years.

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