Food Safety

Level 3 Food Safety – Retail

The Highfield Level 3 Award in Food Safety in Retail is a three day course, and is aimed at those working in the food retail industry who are at, or wish to progress to a higher or supervisory level.

Who should attend?

  • Supervisors in a food retail environment
  • Anyone interested in supervising food safety practices
  • People undertaking this qualification must be 16 years of age or above

What’s included in the course syllabus?

  • 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 long does it take to complete?
This course is normally completed in three days, 20 contact hours.

What does the course fee cover?

  • Training to national standards
  • Manual/course materials
  • Certificate on successful completion and assessment

How is the course assessed?

  • Written multiple choice examination.
  • Successful learners will have to demonstrate knowledge and understanding across the qualification syllabus and achieve a minimum pass mark of 60%

If you are interested in this course, please call us on 01527 833834 or complete this enquiry form.

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