HABC Level Three Award in Supervising Food Safety in Catering

Those who operate in a supervisory role in the workplace need to be aware of their responsibilities with regards to food safety. Most food poisoning outbreaks can be traced back to the failure of those responsible for communicating and implementing hygiene standards.

These qualifications ensure that supervisors are aware of the legislation applicable to food safety and how best to communicate the required standards to employees.

This course will be classroom attendance unless government guidelines change then it will be online. Materials will be sent via email.  If delivery is online you will need a laptop with the software for opening word and PDF files. Full support is given throughout the course. You will be invited via MS Teams to attend the classroom session.  At the end of the course you will complete an in-house assessment and receive an in-house certificate. A date for the accredited exam will be sent to you when lockdown is over. At the moment you will be given a date to suit you and an hour slot, where you can come in to complete the course with your tutor /invigilator. There will be total infection control in place at the college as standard. You will be in a classroom on your own with a tutor to ensure social distancing.

If you would like more information please contact Jaqui Graham jaqui.graham@eastridingcollege.ac.uk 01482 390982

This course is available on Wednesday, 11 November, Course Code K089J3FPA,  9.00am to 5.00pm at the Hull campus. You can enrol online for this course.

What will I study?

Subjects covered include

  • Microbiology
  • Hazards and controls
  • Food poisoning
  • Personal hygiene
  • Premises and equipment
  • Cleaning and disinfection
  • Pest management
  • Food safety management
  • Supervisory management
  • Legislation and enforcement


The HABC Level Three Award in Supervising Food Safety in Catering (QCF) is accredited and recognised internationally and has been developed to protect customers, brand reputation and profits.


How will I be assessed?

60 question multi choice question paper 

Entry requirements

Level Two in Food Safety 

What next?


From this award you can progress to the Level Three Allergen Awareness, Level Three Effective Auditing and Management Skills and  Level Four Food Safety Management. 

Additional information

Potential employment opportunities:

  • Baker
  • Cake decorator
  • Care home manager
  • Care worker
  • Catering/restaurant manager
  • Chef
  • Confectioner
  • Event and exhibition organiser
  • Holiday centre/worker manager
  • Hotel manager
  • Kitchen supervisor/manager
  • Waiter/waitress

For start dates and fees, consult the relevant course guides below or you can request a prospectus by post.

Higher Education Apprenticeship Guide 2019 Full-time Course Guide 2020 Part-Time Autumn Course Guide