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Food Safety for Catering Level 3

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This Food Safety for Caterers course is perfect for supervisors, managers and business owners who work around food handling. It is also a great course for anyone else that is responsible for maintaining food safety in a catering environment. Ideally you will have attained your Level 2 in Food Safety before starting this course.

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Course description

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All about this course

This Food Hygiene Level 3 course covers the role of managers and supervisors in food safety. The course will help to show you have an understanding on how to maintain food safety and set high standards in food businesses. In this course we will look at why food safety is so important and the consequences of not following food safety properly. The types of contamination and the ways to reduce the risks in a food environment is also covered as well as legal requirements for training and what the supervisor’s role is in training. HACCP systems are also explained in detail.

Before starting this course you should have completed the Level 2 Food Hygiene for Catering qualification.

You will earn 5 CPD points on completion of the course. This course will take around 5 hours to complete and the certificate will last for two years.

Institute of Hospitality approved

This course has been independently reviewed and accredited by the Institute of Hospitality. The IoH is the world’s largest body for people working in hospitality professions and globally recognised as a mark of quality. As an Institute of Hospitality accredited course, you can be sure that the materials covered are detailed and highly useful for anyone working in the hospitality and leisure industries.

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  • Fully CPD registered
  • Completed online with instant downloadable certificate
  • Fully printed certificate posted next day
  • Covers all required legislation and practices
  • Complete the online multiple choice assessment as many times as you need to pass

Units covered

  • Unit 1 – The need for food safety supervisors – In our first unit we will be looking at what the role of the supervisor is, as well as why food hygiene is so important.
  • Unit 2 – Contaminated hazards – In this unit we will be covering the types of contamination and the hazards, as well as exploring the best ways to reduce risks of hazards.
  • Unit 3 -Micro-organisms and viruses – This unit will explore microorganisms, as well as the responsibilities of supervisors.
  • Unit 4 – Cleaning and waste – This unit will look at the benefits of cleaning, why cleaning schedules are important and what Clean in Place (CIP) is.
  • Unit 5 – Pest management – This unit will look at the most common pests, how to reduce the risks of a pest infestation and what to do in the event pests are found near food preparation areas.
  • Unit 6 – Food premises – In this unit we will look at how a food premise should be planned out and what equipment should be tested.
  • Unit 7 – Supervising food safety – In this unit we will look in more detail about what the supervisor’s responsibilities are and the essential skills they must have.
  • Unit 8 – Training – This unit will look at what the legal requirements are for training and the benefits of staff training.
  • Unit 9 – Safety management – In our final unit we will look at the food safety management systems and what the supervisors role is in implementing these.
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Our courses are all designed to allow progress without any assistance but our support staff can be contacted if you do need us.

Complete the final quiz

Every course is assessed through a multiple choice quiz. These quizzes use a bank of questions that have multiple options and you need to choose the correct one. You need to answer a specific number of questions correctly to pass the course and get your certificate.

If you don’t pass first time it is no problem. You can attempt the quiz as many times as you need until you pass so there is nothing to worry about.

Get your certificate

As soon as you finish the course, you can download your certificate. This will also be accessible in your account any time you log in. Your certificate includes the course you have studied, your name, the date of completion and a verification number that can be used by future employers to verify that you passed your course.

A digitally printed and hard backed version of your certificate is sent out to you via first class post the day after you pass.


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How long does the course take to complete?

This course takes a few hours to complete and you can do this without any restrictions. This means you can buy the course and start at any time. You can also begin your learning, stop and come back to the course to pick up where you left off.

Is this Food Safety for Catering Level 3 course accredited?

Yes the course is fully accredited through the CPD Certification Service. They review all of our content to check for quality, depth and that the material is fully up-to-date. Each year our membership with the service is renewed and all courses are thoroughly checked prior to being accredited.

Will I get a certificate when I finish?

Yes, as soon as you finish this course you can immediately download a PDF version of your personalised certificate. We also then send a fully printed copy to you by first class post.

How long does the certificate last?

The certificate after finishing this course lasts for 2 years until expiry which is when we recommend completing the training again. Some industries may require an update to CPD more frequently than this and others may not but, as a standard rule, we recommend completing the Food Safety for Catering Level 3 course every 2 years to ensure it is fresh in your mind and you understanding the latest regulations.

What are the benefits of completing this Food Safety for Catering Level 3 course online?

By completing this course online you can study in your own time and at your own pace. Having the ability to complete the units at a time to suit you engages your learning much more and enables you to interact and soak up the information easier.

Food safety for caterers Level 3
Food Safety for Catering Level 3
£79 + VAT