What is the course about/general introduction

Food safety is a constant concern for the public. It’s important your more senior employees understand their roles and responsibilities, which is what Food Safety Level 3 will help them to achieve.

This course is accredited by Highfield Qualifications.

Who is it for?

Food Safety Level 3 is for supervisors and managers, and future supervisors and managers. The training of food handlers is a legal requirement, and the key to profitability and high standards of food safety is to train supervisors and managers and ensure their competency.

This course is ideal for those who work in a catering environment. This may include restaurants, cafes, hotels, bars, fast-food outlets, takeaways, mobile food trucks, kitchens, hospitals, schools and colleges.


9-14 hours.


Learn at your own pace anytime using our online platform.

What will I study?

  • the importance of food safety management procedures and complying with the law
  • the role of the supervisor in maintaining food safety
  • ensuring that microbiological, chemical, physical and allergenic hazards are controlled
  • ensuring good temperature control and stock rotation
  • the importance of ensuring good personal hygiene and preventing contamination,
    including handwashing, protective clothing, cuts, training and reporting illness
  • ensuring that work areas and equipment are kept clean and safe
  • ensuring safe waste disposal and pest management
  • implementing food safety management systems

How will the course be delivered?

Our e-learning is available to use on multiple platforms such as tablets, PCs and laptops. All you need is an internet connection. Simply log on to the Learner Management System (LMS) and work your way through the course, along with the scenarios that provide real-life context.

We make the most complex of subjects easier to digest through media and content-rich exercises that motivate and engage learners. All of our e-learning uses interactive exercises and gaming combined with media-rich content, interactive scenarios, and relevant photography and illustrations. Content is provided by industry-leading experts. What that means for learners is stimulating and engaging content they’ll respond to and, most importantly, remember.

How will I be assessed?

Our innovative remote invigilation solution enables your learners to sit exams from the comfort of their own home or isolated workspace.

Entry requirements

A level two Food Safety qualification, such as Food Safety Level 2.

What can I do next?

Supervisors and managers wishing to progress further may wish to enrol on our Self-Awareness and Personal Development course.