Food Safety in Catering: Level 3


Course Title: Food Safety in Catering Level 3

Course Duration: 3 days

Course Aims: This course is designed to help participants to understand how to comply with food safety legislation, how to implement food safety management procedures, how to apply and monitor good hygiene practice, and the role of supervision in food management procedures.

Who should take this course? Participants should first complete the Food Safety in Catering Level 2 award. The Food Safety in Catering Level 3 qualification is ideal for anyone working as a supervisor, team leader or line manager in the catering or hospitality industry.

What are the benefits of taking this course? Completing the course can help improve food safety management within your business, through obtaining a greater understanding of food science and food poisoning organisms and potential safety issues, food safety management systems,  HACCP and awareness of food safety legislation and compliance relevant to your business.

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Course Overview

Topics covered include:

  • microbiology
  • hazards and controls
  • food poisoning
  • personal hygiene
  • premises and equipment
  • cleaning and disinfection
  • pest management
  • food safety management
  • supervisory management
  • legislation and enforcement

Examining Body: Highfield

Examination type: This qualification is assessed through a 45-question multiple-choice examination. The duration of the examination is 90 minutes.  Successful participants must achieve a score of at least 27 out of 45 in order to pass (60%). Participants will receive a Distinction if they achieve 36 out of 45 (80%).

Qualification: Participates achieving a pass in the examination are registered with Highfield and are awarded a Nationally recognised Highfield Certificate in Food Safety for Catering Level 3. A Merit certificate is provided to those achieving a mark of 50 or above in the examination.

Qualification Regulation: The Highfield Level 3 Award in Food Safety in Catering has been developed and is awarded by Highfield Qualifications and sits on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF). The RQF is a qualification framework regulated by Ofqual.

Additional information


17-19/JUL/2018 – 3 DAYS – 09:00 to 16:30/17:30


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