CIEH Level 3 Award in Supervising Food Safety (Retail, Catering or Manufacturing)

Food safety issues have a high profile and are often subject to media attention. They include outbreaks of food poisoning, contamination and production failures. Food safety law requires businesses to train staff, effectively control hazards and develop documented food safety management systems.

CIEH Level 3 Award in Supervising Food Safety (Retail, Catering or Manufacturing)
LevelLevel 3
Duration3.5 days
CampusColchester Institute
Start DateWe can adapt this course to suit your requirements.
PriceAvailable on a company basis only.
Who is this course aimed at?

Supervisors or managers of small businesses, in catering, or food production environments.

Course Objectives/Key Benefits

On completion delegates will:

  • Understand the requirements for food safety and hygiene
  • Apply systematic control in the workplace
  • Understand hazard analysis and hazard control allowing food safety to be achieved
Course Content

CIEH Level 3 Award in Supervising Food Safety (Retail, Catering or Manufacturing) Course Content

Day 1: Introductions

  • Food safety hazards
  • Managing food safety
  • Food law

Day 2: Bacteriology

  • Food borne illness
  • Personal hygiene
  • Food preservation

Day 3: Food storage and temperature control

  • Temperature Control
  • Design of equipment and premises
  • Cleaning and disinfection
  • Pest control

Day 4: Revision session

  • 60 question multiple choice exam leading to the Level 3 Award in Supervising Food Safety from the CIEH.

Training method:

Interactive Workshop.

Course outcome/qualification:

CIEH Level 3 Award in Supervising Food Safety (Retail, Catering or Manufacturing).

Pre-requisite Knowledge/Qualifications
  • Basic knowledge of food hygiene
  • Ability to understand technical aspects of food safety and apply them to business practice
  • Level 2 Award in Food Safety
Recommended Follow-up Courses
  • Level 4 Award in Managing Food Safety
  • Intermediate Certificate in Applied HACCP Principles


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