Food Hygiene Level 3 Course

Studying the Food Hygiene Level 3 course online is a simple and cost-effective way to achieve industry-recognised certification for yourself or your staff.

Food production in any commercial environment must take place safely and to a high standard. It is the role of the supervisor in the food production process to ensure that food is produced safely, and that staff observe correct food safety procedure. This level 3 food safety course is designed to teach, and qualify, supervisors and managers to supervise the production of food in a legally compliant and safe manner.

Food Hygiene Level 3 course

This course is an ideal way to train yourself, or your staff, in food safety and ensure that you are legally compliant with food safety standards.

This course also provides an excellent opportunity for anyone seeking employment or promotion in industries which include food production, such as catering, manufacturing and retail. By taking this course and achieving your Level 3 Food Safety certificate, you will be immediately attractive to employers who require their staff to have the legally required qualifications.

Course Contents

This course provides a comprehensive learning experience which teaches, and reinforces, the food safety knowledge required by the National Occupational standards.

The course is made up of modules that include:

  • Introduction to microbiology
  • Food poisoning and food-borne disease
  • Food safety hazards and their control
  • Cleaning and disinfection
  • Personal¬†hygiene
  • Pests and their control
  • Waste disposal
  • Storage and temperature control
  • Food premises and food equipment
  • Food preservation
  • Food packaging, labeling and traceability
  • Food safety management
  • Food hygiene legislation

By completing this course you will gain points towards your Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

You can take the course entirely at your own pace, but as a guideline the course takes roughly two and a half hours.

Assessment and Certification

This course is assessed with a 60 question multiple choice test, with a 75% pass mark. You may retake the test if you do not succeed the first time.

Upon passing the test you will receive a Level 3 Supervising Food Safety Certificate. This certificate contains a QR code to prove the validity of your qualification.

The course is accredited by the internationally-recognised awarding body, City & Guilds.

Buy the Level 3 Food Safety training

This online training has been developed by one of the leading UK providers of e-learning for health & safety and food hygiene – Virtual College. They offer a range of food hygiene certificate level 1, 2 and 3 courses, all fully accredited.

Buying training for multiple staff? Call us here at Learning Light on +44 (0)114 307 2357 to discuss bulk order discounts.



This online training course is in the categories of: City & Guilds Courses, Compliance, Food Hygiene, Virtual College Courses