Food Safety in Retail

Level 3 Award in Food Safety for Retail

The Level 3 Award in Food Safety for Retail is a three-day course, aimed at those who have responsibility for supervising food safety in businesses which handle food. 

The course is a regulated qualification and accredited by Highfield Qualifications. 

Run as an in-house course at your premises, or remotely on Zoom, we can train your team. We also run regular open courses. 

Previous candidates include supervisors, counters managers and branch managers in a food retail environment

Please contact us to discuss your own requirements.

Course Details

Level 3 Award in Food Safety for Retail (RQF). Three-day course with regulated exam.

This course is suitable for:

Anyone that is responsible for supervising food handlers in a retail environment. Suitable for branch managers, deputy managers, counters managers, and heads of department. 

It is recommended that candidates have previously completed the Level 2 Award in Food Safety. 

 

Duration and assessment:

This course is a three-day course and is assessed by a multiple choice exam with a pass mark of 30/45.

36/45 and above receives a distinction.

If completed remotely, this course is delivered using blended learning; precourse work and three one-day Zoom sessions. The exam is completed online at the end of the third day, using a remote invigilation app.

 

Cost:

Open course dates:

£320.00 + vat per person

In-house course at your premises:

From £160.00+ vat per person for 10 candidates

In-house training on Zoom with online exam:

From £180.00+vat per person for 10 candidates

How is this course delivered?

  •  In-house at your premises
  • In-house course on Zoom with online exam
  • Open course dates available on Zoom

Accredited by Highfield Qualifications

Course Content

The course content will enable candidates to:

  • have an understanding of food safety legislation regarding food premises
  • understand the requirements for implementing a food safety management system based on HACCP principles
  • Understand a supervisors role in ensuring good personal hygiene standards are maintained
  • Describe the procedures necessary to prevent contamination of food
  • measures required to control allergen contamination
  • Outline the characteristics of common food poisoning bacteria and food-borne disease
  • Describe common causes of non-bacterial food poisoning
  • Outline the key temperatures that are relevant to food safety
  • Describe a supervisors role in pest control
  • Describe the procedures that should be in place to ensure effectrive cleaning and disinfection
  • Explain a supervisors role within a food premises regarding the safe delivery, storage, preparation, cooking, and display of food
  • Describe the process of cross contamination and how it may be prevented
  • Describe the training requirements for food safety and HACCP
  • Outline the main principles of food microbiology including temperature control, toxins, and spores
  • Describe the facilities required in a food premises and the design & construction requirements of a food business.
  • Describe the role of a supervisor and an environmental health officer in a food poisoning investigation.

 

We CAN TRAIN YOU AT YOUR PREMISES

Based just outside of London, we can travel Nationwide and Internationally, at an affordable cost whenever it suits you. All courses are now available as in-house courses delivered remotely on Zoom with the exam completed online using remote invigilation.

Level 3 Award in Food Safety for Retail 

Training at your premises or remotely on Zoom 

The Level 3 Award in Food Safety for Retail can be run at your premises, or remotely on Zoom with remote invigilation. We also run regular open courses on Zoom. 

For remote training, a workbook is sent out to each candidate to complete before the course. The course is run on Zoom at a time to suit you, with the exam completed online using a remote invigilation app. Results are available immediately, certificates are emailed the same day (subject to delays due to invigilation checks). See our remote training page for details of how the process works. 

Please contact us to discuss your own requirements.

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You choose the time

In-house training at your premises or remote training on Zoom can be arranged for a time to suit you, including evenings and weekends

 

You choose the location

We can travel to your premises wherever you are, or arrange a suitable premises at any location that works best for you

 

14 Years' Experience

Founded in 2006 by David Axtell, we provide engaging, effective, interactive training with real-life examples by qualified trainers with food handling and enforcement experience

Give us a call on 01843 482252 to find out more or to make a booking

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We work with hundreds of companies 

from smaller aspirational businesses to some of the most respected global brands.

Industries we cover

We are happy to tailor any of these qualifications to include your businesses policies.

Cafes & Takeaways

Care Settings & Hospitals

Childcare Settings

Schools & Universities

Groups & Churches

Food Manufacturers

Golf Clubs, Hotels & Spas

Event Catering

Pub & Restaurant Groups

Food Retailers

Super Yachts & Ships

Pubs & Restaurants

Give us a call on 01843 482252 to find out more or to make a booking

What people say about us

Don’t just take our word for it – here are just some of the lovely messages we receive

“Feedback from our staff included, ‘The enthusiasm of the trainer and laid back approach which enabled me to take more in’.”

Dawn

Ethelbert Children's Services, Kent

“We chose Axtell Food Safety for their expertise, and will definitely be using them again in the future.

Clare

Exclusive Butler School Ltd, Middle East

“The course was extremely relevant to our business and the staff enjoyed it, I will definitely use Axtell Food Safety again”

Andrew

Reflex Nutrition, Sussex

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