Highfield Level 3 Award in Food Safety

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In line with the National Occupational Standards reflecting sector-specific needs, these qualifications provide a thorough understanding of food safety procedures emphasising the importance of monitoring staff and controls. The specific courses are:

  • Highfield Level 3 Award in Supervising Food Safety in Catering
  • Highfield Level 3 Award in Food Safety Supervision for Manufacturing
  • Highfield Level 3 Award in Food Safety Supervision for Retail
Who needs this Qualification?
Managers and supervisors in small, medium or large catering, manufacturing or retail businesses. It is particularly relevant for those who have to develop or monitor HACCP based food safety management procedures and systems.
Learning Outcomes
On completion of this course, successful candidates will:

  • Be able to implement and supervise a food safety management system
  • Understand food safety procedures
  • Understand the concept of food hazards and the risks associated with them
  • Understand the terminology with respect to supervising food safety
  • Understand the techniques involved in controlling and monitoring food safety
  • Appreciate the risks linked to cross contamination
  • Understand the role temperature has to play in the control of food safety
  • Appreciate the importance of supervising high standards of cleanliness in food premises
None, although a basic knowledge of food safety, such as Highfield Level 2 Award in Food Safety, may be of benefit.
Three-day programme
Multiple choice examination
Ofqual Accredited


Ofqual Code
Catering – 500/5475/2
Retail – 500/5320/6
Manufacturing – 500/5092/8
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