Level 3 Food Safety Supervision for Retail
Level 3 Award in Food Hygiene & Safety for Retail:
- Matches RSPH & CIEH syllabus
- Meets UK / EU legal requirements
- CPD & RoSPA accredited online course
- Audited and approved by Environmental Health Officers
- Fully online training & exam, instant access
- High quality Level 3 Certificate posted the next working day
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two modules of the course. You can then unlock your demo and continue by purchasing
the full version at any time.
Who should take this course?
High Speed Training’s Level 3 Supervising Food Safety for Retail Course is designed
for supervisors and managers.
Food handlers looking for basic food safety training are recommended to take our
Level 2 Food Hygiene for Retail Course.
For any supervisors or managers working in the food retail sector (for example,
market stalls, farm shops, grocery stores, supermarkets, butchers, bakers, delicatessens),
the Level 3 Supervising Food Safety for Retail provides candidates with detailed
knowledge for implementing and controlling good food safety management. The course
provides learners with knowledge of how to develop and manage necessary hygiene
controls appropriate to a food retail environment.
This course is particularly designed with relevance to the HACCP food safety management
system. This course provides a detailed breakdown of each stage of the HACCP process,
and demonstrates how records of management can be kept, providing retail businesses
with an effective food safety management system.
What does the course cover?
This online course (formerly known as Foundation or Basic Food Hygiene) maps to
the UK National Occupational Standards in Food Safety and Hygiene at level 3 and
- Food legislation - enforcing legislation, who enforces the law,
defence against prosecution, the responsibility of employers and employees.
- Microbiology - sources, symptoms and onset times of food poisoning
bacteria and food borne diseases.
- Food contamination - examples of physical, chemical, microbial
and allergen contamination, cross contamination in the food premises.
- Personal hygiene - the need for good personal hygiene, monitoring
good hygiene practice.
- Food Safety Control - safe storage of food in retail premises,
deliveries to food premises, the importance of date checking and stock control.
- Temperature control - methods of measuring temperatures, the legal
temperature controls for hot and cold food.
- Food spoilage control - the techniques of preserving food in order
to prevent spoilage.
- Pest control - common food pests and the risks they carry in food
premises, the methods of preventing infestation in the workplace.
- Cleaning and disinfection - waste disposal, cleaning schedules,
the need for cleaning in food premises, cleaning products and where and when they
should be used.
- The design of construction of premises - the recommended workplace
and equipment design, the legal requirements for adequate lighting and ventilation.
- Training staff - staff induction and the importance of further
on-going training, maintaining training records, effective communication
- Implementing Food Safety Management Systems - the principles, critical
limits and controls in the HACCP system, implementing a safety management system
in the workplace.
- Traceability - being able to effectively trace products from 'farm
On successful completion of the course a high quality, personalised certificate will be posted to you within one working day. You will also have the option of printing a temporary certificate should you require one. This certificate can be used to provide evidence for compliance and audit.
Our food hygiene courses have been audited and approved by Environmental Health
Officers and match the syllabus used by both the Royal Society for Public Health
(RSPH / RIPH) and the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH).
All of our courses are accredited by the CPD Certification Service as conforming
to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.
This course is also accredited by RoSPA, the Royal Society for the Prevention of
Accidents, as providing quality and content-approved training.
For further information on the law regarding food hygiene training please visit
our food hygiene law
The course is an interactive online format. The course is fully animated with high
quality graphics and animation. The course has a full audio voice over.
The course should take approximately 8 - 10 hours to complete. Once you buy the
course, there is no time limit on when you need to start it. There is also no time
limit for completion. You can spread the course out over several sessions or complete
it all at once, whichever fits best around your schedule.
Having completed all of the online training material, you will be able to take the
online assessment. This assessment comprises of 60 online questions with a pass
mark of 70%. The answers are marked instantly so you will know if you have passed
as soon as you finish. If you do not pass the assessment you can review the course
material and re-take the assessment as many times as necessary at no extra charge.
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