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Level 3 Award in Supervising Food Safety in Retail

We are pleased to be able to offer training in Level 3 Award in Supervising Food Safety in Retail.

The Level 3 Award in Food Safety Supervision for Retail will benefit anyone working in a supervisory position in a food retail outlet.

The Level 3 Award in Supervising Food Safety in Retail course will benefit anyone working in a supervisory position where food and/or drink is prepared, cooked and served. It is relevant to all catering operations, for example pubs, hotels, restaurants, fast-food outlets, hospitals, care and nursing homes, schools and prisons. Food business owners, directors and managers should complete this course for their supervisory role.

This is a three day open course and include a 60 minute, 30 multiple choice questions examination, held under examination conditions.

Candidated will have guided learning over the three days of the course, plus some home study.

The Level 3 Award in Supervising Food Safety in Catering training course is an accredited training course, which provides a high standard of training and learner success.

The course has the following learner outcomes, on successful completion of the course, with candidates able to:

  • Understand how foodbusiness operators can  ensure compliance with food safety legislation
    • The learner will be able to state:
    • Summarise the importance of food safety management procedures.
    • Explain the responsibilities of employers and employees in respect of food safety legislation and procedures for compliance.
    • Explain how the legislation is enforced.
    • Outline the requirements of food safety audits.
  • Understand the application and monitoring of good hygiene practice
    • The learner will be able to state:
    • Justify the importance of high standards of personal hygiene.
    • Explain procedures for cleaning and disinfection including the need for workplace and equipment schedules.
    • Explain procedures to control contamination and cross-contamination.
    • Describe the importance of and methods for waste disposal.
    • Describe the importance of and methods for pest control.
  • Understand how to implement food safety management procedures
    • The learner will be able to state:
    • Describe the consequences for food safety from microbial, chemical, physical and allergenic hazards.
    • Describe methods and procedures for controlling food safety to include critical control points, critical limits and corrective actions.
    • Explain the requirement for temperature control.
    • Explain the importance of traceability.
    • Explain the importance of continually reviewing and, as appropriate, improving the organisation’s procedures.
  • Understand the role of supervision in food safety management procedures
    • The learner will be able to state:
    • Explain the requirements for induction and on-going training of staff.
    • Explain the importance of monitoring and reporting in food safety management.

Assessment for candidates is by an examination paper consisting of 60 multi-choice questions to be completed in 2 hours.

Entry guidance:

  • It is recommended that candidates have achieved the Level 2 Award in Food Safety for Retail (or equivalent) before embarking on the training programme for
    this qualification.
  • It is also recommended that andidates should have a minimum of Level 1 in literacy or equivalent to undertake this qualification.
  • This qualification is appropriate for delivery to candidates aged 16–18 and 19+.

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  • Ideally when would you like the requested training to be completed (subject to availability)
  • Expected number of candidates for the selected training courses

Who needs this qualification?

  • Managers and supervisors in retail businesses of all sizes
  • Particularly relevant for those who have to develop or monitor HACCP-based food safety management procedures and systems

Why is this training important?

Anyone working in a supervisory position within a food business is accountable for food safety. It is vital that they have the knowledge and confidence to do their job effectively.

Learning outcomes

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

  • How food business operators can ensure compliance with food safety legislation
  • The application and monitoring of good hygiene practice
  • How to implement food safety management procedures
  • The role of supervision in food safety management procedures

Further information on the Level 3 Award in Supervising Food Safety in Retail

Duration Guided Learning: 20 hours
Assessment Assessment: Multiple-choice examination
Ofqual Regulated
QCF : 3 credits

Prerequisite Prerequisite

It is recommended that candidates have achieved the CIEH Level 2 Award in Food Safety for Retail (or equivalent) before embarking on the training programme for this qualification.

Contact - Food Safety & HACCP Training

  • Ideally when would you like the requested training to be completed (subject to availability)
  • Expected number of candidates for the selected training courses

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