Level 3 Award in Supervising Food Safety (RQF)

3 Days Events, SOFHT Training Academy
03 Mar


The supervisor has an important responsibility in motivating food handlers to maintain high standards of food hygiene and safety.

This three day course is suitable for those working in either the catering or manufacturing sector.The candidate will gain practical knowledge of food safety and learn how to effectively motivate and support food handlers to follow company food safety policies and procedures.

Course Pre-Requisite

We recommend that you have completed a level 2 food safety course prior to enrolment although this is not essential.

Course Programme


  • An Introduction to food safety
  • Microbiology
  • Food poisoning bacteria
  • Foodborne diseases
  • Generic control measures for reducing risk of food poisoning organisms
  • Non-bacterial food poisoning


  • Contamination
  • Physical hazards
  • Chemical hazards
  • Allergenic hazards
  • Personal hygiene
  • Pest control
  • Cleaning and disinfection
  • HACCP and food safety management


  • Food safety management
  • Inspection and auditing
  • Training
  • Food safety culture
  • Food safety legislation and enforcement

Highfield Assessment Method

The assessment method for this qualification is a 90 minute examination, consisting of 45 multiple choice questions. Successful learners will have to demonstrate knowledge and understanding across the qualification syllabus and achieve a pass mark of 60% (27/45). Learners will receive a Distinction if they achieve a pass mark of 80% (36/45)

TIME: 9:30 – 4:30 (Registration 9:00am)

VENUE: SOFHT Training Centre, The Long Barn, Hurley Hall Barns, Atherstone Lane, Nr Atherstone, Warwickshire. CV9 2HT.
Lunch, refreshments and a certificate of attendance are included in the price

An acknowledgement of booking will be sent together with directions to the venue on receipt of the registration form. A receipted VAT invoice will be issued for all monies received.


  • Member of SOFHT: £408 + VAT
  • Non member*: £585 + VAT

Course book £15.00 + VAT Exam fee £25.00 + VAT
Cheques should accompany reservations and be made payable to: The Society of Food Hygiene and Technology.

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