RSPH Level 3 Award in Supervision for Food Safety & Hygiene (Catering)

Course Information

  • Course Code: CM041
  • Duration: 3 weeks x 7 hours
  • Validated by: Royal Society for Public Health
  • Price: £270.00

Start Dates

  • Friday, 03 June 2022

The 3-day course is aimed at delegates who have an understanding and knowledge of basic food hygiene. 

The objective of the Level 3 Award in Supervising Food Safety in Catering is to covers those aspects of the supervision of food hygiene and safety which enable candidates to identify problem areas and to recommend solutions. It is valuable as a freestanding qualification or as an addition for people following other training programmes.

The purpose of this qualification is to provide a broad knowledge of food safety and food hygiene. Holders of this qualification will have the appropriate knowledge and understanding to be able to take responsibility for food safety monitoring procedures, to identify hazards to food safety, take appropriate action in the light of these hazards and contribute to improvements in food safety practice.


What will I study?

These topics are regarded by the Food Standards Agency as being important to understanding and maintaining good practice in the handling, processing and preparation of safe food.

It is ideal for individuals wishing to progress from the Level 2 Award in Food Safety for Catering qualification.

The following will be covered:

  • How food businesses can ensure compliance with current
  • Legislation
  • Principles of good hygiene practice
  • Implementation of food safety management procedures
  • Role of the supervisor in staff training
Entry Requirements

The course is aimed at delegates who have an understanding and knowledge of basic food hygiene.

It is essential that individuals have an adequate level of English to understand the information delivered by the tutor. All delegates are required, prior to the commencement of the course, to state that their English skills are at an appropriate level. If it becomes apparent that an individual does not understand the content, the individual will not be able to complete the course but will still be charged the full fee.

How will I be assessed?

Attainment of the Learning Outcomes will be assessed by a synoptic examination of ninety minutes duration set by RSPH. The examination will consist of forty five multiple choice questions.

The qualification is graded as either Pass or Distinction. Candidates who fail to reach the minimum standard for the Pass grade will be recorded as having failed the assessment and will not receive a certificate.

What can I do next?

We offer a wide range of catering and hospitality courses, click here for further information. 

For more information

For more information about this course, contact our specialist team on 01254 29 25 00 or email