Level 3 Award in Food Safety Supervision for Manufacturing

Overview: This course is designed for those who are, or intend to be, supervisors in any part of the food and drink manufacturing sector. It will provide a depth of knowledge and understanding that will enable candidates to identify problems and to recommend solutions. Successful candidates will have the appropriate knowledge and understanding to enable them to confidently take responsibility for food safety monitoring procedures, identify hazards to food safety, take appropriate action and contribute to improvements in food safety practice.

  • Ability to implement and supervise a food safety management system
  • Understand food safety procedures
  • Understand the concept of food hazards and the risks associated with them
  • Understand the terminology with respect to supervising food safety
  • Understand the techniques involved in controlling and monitoring food safety
  • Appreciate the risks linked to cross contamination
  • Understand the role temperature has to play in the control of food safety
  • Appreciate the importance of supervising high standards of cleanliness in food premises

Assessment: The course is assessed by a multiple choice question paper at the end of the course. The pass mark is 40 out of 60.

Duration: 3 day programme

Please note: A reasonable level of writing and comprehension ability is necessary to be successful in the written examination.