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Level 3 Food Hygiene and Safety for Supervisors

Level 3 Food Hygiene Course cert

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£95.00 +VAT per person

Course information
  • Certificate on Successful Completion
  • Access course on Desktop, Laptop or Tablet
  • 45 Multiple Choice Questions
  • Course Duration: 6 - 7 Hours
  • CPD Points: 6

Our Level 3 Food Hygiene course is designed to help supervisors and managers comprehensively understand their roles and responsibilities. This training is essential for anyone in the catering, retail, or manufacturing sectors who must ensure their team complies with food hygiene and safety regulations.

Senior-level staff, such as Supervisors or Managers, who have achieved a certificate ensure their organisation's legal compliance, uphold high standards of food hygiene and enhance food quality control, all critical topics addressed in this advanced Food Hygiene Level 3 course.

For individuals, achieving certification in Level 3 Food Hygiene reinforces their knowledge and skills in food safety management, demonstrating a commitment to maintaining high food hygiene standards.

  • Work towards compliance with UK & EU Food Safety and Hygiene Legislation
  • Meet the UK training requirements for managers and supervisors
  • A Course for Catering, Retail & the Manufacturing Food Industry
  • Train online at your own pace with a full audio voiceover
  • Assured by RoSPA & Accredited by CPD
  • Certificate on successful completion
  • Course duration: 6 - 7 Hours
  • Unlimited resits at no cost

Who is this Level 3 Food Hygiene and Safety Training for?

The online training is ideal for managers and supervisors who are currently working towards or currently in a role in either food catering, retail, or even a food manufacturing environment, and are in a charge of staff.

Do you work under management or supervision and handle food? Achieving a level 2 food hygiene and safety certificate may be ideal. We also offer a level 2 food hygiene for those working in the catering, retail and manufacturing food sector too.

Level 3 Food Hygiene and Safety Certificate

Our entire library of training courses are accredited by the CPD Certification Service as adhering to the universally recognised Continuing Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.

This training course and it's content has also been assured by RoSPA, the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents.

Upon passing the online assessment you will have the options to both print and download your Level 3 Food Hygiene and Safety Certificate in Supervising in PDF format. In addition to this an automated email will also be sent to your chosen email address containing a link to your certificate ensuring you always have access to a copy.

Furthermore, a QR code is displayed on each certificate which when scanned by a smartphone links to our certification database. This allows employers, auditors and local authority inspectors, for example, to establish a certificates validity instantly and at any time.

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Course Aim

The aim of our Level 3 Food Hygiene Course online is to train supervisors and managers to understand the expectations and objectives associated with this senior role within the food industry, whether in catering, retail, or food manufacturing sectors.

Completing this training course ensures that candidates are better equipped to oversee and ensure the safety of food handling within their organisations, maintaining a high food hygiene across their team.

Learning Objectives

On completion of the course, you should be able to:

  • Explain your responsibilities as a manager or supervisor of food-handlers
  • Understand the responsibilities that a supervisor or manager holds in a food business
  • Know the importance of preventing foodborne illness and the impact it has legally
  • Maintain a good knowledge of the risks surrounding bacteria and how it can affect food
  • Recognise the importance of ensuring food handlers maintain good personal hygiene
  • Know the 14 main food allergens and how to handle them safely
  • Understand the importance of preventing contamination and cross-contamination
  • Know how to dispose of waste safely and its importance
  • Understand how to thoroughly and correctly disinfect and clean food work surfaces and equipment
  • Recognise the importance of maintaining a successful HACCP system
  • Recognise the safe temperatures for storing, cooking and freezing food safely

Training Course Content

This Level 3 Food Hygiene course is made up of the following:

Section Overview
Introduction to Food Safety & Microbiology Covers food safety principles and factors responsible for incidents of foodborne illnesses.
Food-safety Hazards & their Control Covers how to identify the different types of food safety hazards, including the four main groups, which are biological, chemical, physical and allergenic.
Food Poisoning & Food Borne Illnesses It looks at food poisoning and foodborne illnesses, what factors are responsible for outbreaks, the symptoms and the control measures that can be put in place to minimise the risk of infection.
Personal Hygiene It looks at good hygiene practices to help ensure that when handling food, food-handlers do not become a source of contamination.
Cleaning & Disinfection Covers how to carry out effective cleaning and disinfection of equipment and facilities while following the relevant health and safety precautions to ensure the safe use of chemicals.
Waste Control It looks at the types of waste in a food environment.
Pests & their Control It looks at signs of pest infestation, how pests can become food safety hazards and the actions that should be taken where pest infestations exist by using good housekeeping techniques.
Food Premises & Food Equipment Before commercial food-handling operations can begin, the intended premises must be suitable and approved by the enforcement authority (environmental health).
Food Storage & Temperature Control Covers the importance of following best hygiene practices and guidelines relating to the safe storage, transportation and temperature control of different types of foods to ensure food remains safe for consumption.
Food Packaging, Labelling & Traceability Designed to help you to understand how and why we package and label food to keep food safe for the consumer.
Food Preservation It looks at how yeasts, moulds and bacteria can cause the decomposition and spoilage of foods, which can make food unfit for human consumption.
Food Safety Management It looks at the seven principles of HACCP (Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point) as a food safety management system and the benefits of implementing it effectively.
Food Hygiene Legislation Designed to give you a good understanding of the principal food hygiene legislation that applies to the UK and its relationship to European Community law.


On completion of the course lessons and training material an online assessment will automatically unlock. The assessment will contain 45 multiple-choice questions and a mark of 75% or above will be required to pass.

The assessment will be marked instantly and so you will know straight away if you have passed or not. If you don't pass first time there's no need to worry. Unlimited resits at absolutely no additional charge are available so you can retake the assessment again as many times as you need to.

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Add your selected courses to the basket using the Green ‘Add to Basket’ button. Once you have added all the required courses to the basket, you can then start the checkout process and complete your purchase using a Credit or Debit Card.

Please note: For organisations ordering 10 or more units of training there is an option to pay via invoice. Contact the office on 01482 861 040 and we can process your order over the telephone.

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Now you have completed your order we will email you a Receipt along with a second email titled ‘Online Course Registration Details’. This will contain all the information you will need to register a user on the Training Course. Emails are sent within minutes of a completed transaction so as soon as you complete your order you will receive your confirmation emails straight away.

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Registering on the Training Course

The Online Course Registration Details will contain a Course Code and a unique Course Activation Key – these can be used to create a user account and access the Training Course. Follow the instructions to get up and running on the course.

Please note: If you have ordered more than one course you will receive multiple Course Activation Keys in the Course Registration email.

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Once you have passed the assessment your certificate will be immediately available to print and download in PDF Format. In addition to this an automated email will also be sent to your chosen email address containing a link to your certificate ensuring you always have access to a copy.

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Customer Support

Have further questions, or need some support? Our team is on hand to help you every step of the way – from checking out on the website, gaining access to the course, and downloading your certificate. Call a member of the team on 01482 861 040 or email us on support@train4academy.co.uk and we will be happy to help you along the way.

Our FAQ will help provide further information.

Related Online Training Courses

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  • Preparing food in a catering environment RoSPA Assured
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    £20.00 +VAT

    Catering, arguably the most diverse form of food handing is constant in its fundamentals, that is, the use of quality ingredients, cooked thoroughly, and protected once cooked. This level 2 food hygiene course will meet all legislative and audit requirements, fulfilling your due diligence needs..

  • Manually lifting a box RoSPA Assured
    Manual Handling (Understanding)

    £25.00 +VAT

    Manual handling is the moving of loads by pushing, pulling, or lifting when machinery is not involved. Many injuries have been caused by these activities and many can be avoided by using correct techniques. This course has been developed for staff where handling bulky or heavy items manually is involved in their jobs. .

Level 3 Food Hygiene Training Course cert


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Course information
  • Certificate on Successful Completion
  • Access course on Desktop, Laptop or Tablet
  • 45 Multiple Choice Questions
  • Course Duration: 6 - 7 Hours
  • CPD Points: 6

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Frequently Asked Questions

How long does a Level 3 Food Hygiene Certificate last?

If you are to maintain a high standard of knowledge, we recommend that you renew your certificate at least every three years.

What can I do with a Level 3 Food Hygiene & Safety Certificate?

We assume that you are a manager or supervisor within a food establishment or are expecting to achieve promotion. A level 3 food hygiene and safety certificate will demonstrate that you have the necessary competence to manage food safety effectively.

Do I have to complete this online Level 3 Food Hygiene & Safety course all in a day?

No, not at all. You are able to complete that training at your own pace as your progress will be saved.

Before completing Level 3 Food Hygiene course, do I need to first complete Level 2 training?

Choosing a level to complete is usually dictated by your current or future job role. Having level 2 knowledge provides a good foundation for further progression.