RSPH Level 3 Award in Food Safety and Hygiene (Catering)

Qualification suitable for Supervisors of food handlers in a Food Catering or hospitality Business

Regulated by Ofqual/CCEA and Qualification Wales.

Ofqual Qualification Number 603/2396/6 QiW Qualification Number Catering - C00/1211/9 Retail - C00/1212/0

This qualification is on The Education and Skills Funding Agency list of qualifications approved for funding.

The qualification covers the importance of Food  safety and Hygiene, enabling the holder of this qualification to monitor procedures, and take appropriate action in case any Food Safety hazard is identified as well as to contribute in cntinuous improvement of food safe practice in catering or hospitality environment.

Guided Learning Hours: 21, TQT: 27. This Level 3 qualification covers

Summary of Outcomes:

Unit 1: Supervising Food Safety & Hygiene Unit Level: 3

1. Understand food safety hazards

2. Understand food safety management controls

Unit 2: Role of the Supervisor in Catering Unit Level: 3

1. Understand the role of the supervisor in a catering environment

Progression Opportunities:

On completion of this qualification, learners will be able to gain employment within the food sector, 

Candidates should be expected to be able to Supervise others in these establishments.

Successful candidates can also progress on to further qualifications, such as:

RSPH Level 4 Award in Managing Food Safety & Hygiene 

RSPH Level 4 Award in Managing the HACCP System 

RSPH Level 4 Award in Nutrition


Special Needs:

Candidates with special assessment needs should consult