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 is also offered on Tuesday 5 June 2018.

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.

Full Time 2018 Higher Education Apprenticeships 2018 Summer Part-time course guide