Level 3 Award in Supervising Food Safety in Catering

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Name: Jodie Read
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Phone: 029 2070 3328
Avon House, 19 Stanwell Road, Penarth, Wales, United Kingdom

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The HABC Level 3 Award in Supervising Food Safety in Catering provides progression from the Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering and is intended principally for those who are operating in a supervisory role within the catering and hospitality industry. Qualification holders will be able to demonstrate a wide knowledge of food safety, legislation and effective supervision. They will also be able to take responsibility for the competency of the workforce and for identifying hazards and controls, monitoring controls and taking appropriate corrective action when necessary.

The aim of this unique 3-day course is to equip persons in a supervisory position with adequate knowledge to ensure that their company operates in a hygienic and efficient manner.

Course Details

The course will be presented in a varied and interesting way and will include:
The costs of food poisoning
Bacterial, non-bacterial food poisoning & food borne infections
Hazard analysis & HACCP
Food contamination & its prevention
Personal hygiene
Food storage & temperature control
Food preservation
Design and construction of food premises & equipment
Cleaning & disinfection
Pest control
Learning Outcomes

By the end of the day delegates will:
Understand the importance of behaving responsibly
Understand how micro-organisms pose a hazard to food safety
Understand the concept of food hazards caused by contamination of food
Know and understand the main reasons for food poisoning and food borne illnesses and the importance of preventing illness
Understand the importance of ensuring food handlers do not contaminate food
Understand the concept of HACCP as a food safety management system
Understand how implem-entation and monitoring of food safety procedures can prevent food borne illnesses and contamination of food
Be aware of their role in reducing risks of food contamination from premises and equipment (including colour coding)
Understand the need for pests to be controlled in catering premises
Understand the importance of effective cleaning and disinfection in food premises
Have an understanding of the role of the supervisor in securing food safety
Have a general understanding of the need for food safety enforcement
Who should attend
Middle management
People running their own business where high-risk foods are handled
A Level 2 certificate is recommended before attendance.


The course is held over three days.


The course will be assessed by a two-hour multi-choice examination. The examination will be held at the end of the second day.

All successful candidates will receive the nationally recognised Level 3 Certificate in Supervising Food Safety in Catering, Retail or Manufacturing.


The fees below are based on delegates attending one of our open courses at various venues throughout the UK.

If you have four or more people requiring training, you might find it more cost effective for us to deliver the training in-house.

Contact us on 02920 703328 or training@penarth.co.uk for more details.


The course costs £350 + VAT per delegate and payment is required when booking the course.

The fees cover the cost of the training, all course materials, refreshments throughout the day, a light lunch, examination fees and a certificate.

Course Leaders

The courses are presented by experienced health and safety professionals.

Penarth Management has UKAS accredited certification to ISO9001 (Quality), ISO14001 (Environ-mental) and OHSAS18001 (Occupational Health & Safety) for the provision of management consultancy and the preparation and delivery of training courses.

Pricing Information

Cost: GBP 350 per course


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