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Highfield Level 3 Award in Food Safety for Catering (RQF)

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About Course
The objective of this qualification is to support a role in the workplace and give learners personal growth and engagement in learning. The qualification is designed for learners who wish to progress to higher or supervisory level within a food catering business. 
Topics include ensuring compliance with food safety legislation, the application and monitoring
of good hygiene practice, how to implement food safety management procedures and the application and monitoring of good practice regarding contamination, microbiology and temperature control.

Qualification Awarding Body
Highfield Qualifications  - UK

​Entry Requirements: ​
Age : 14 years or above

Course Duration
​Twenty (20) Hours (3 days)

Course Fees

INR 10500 / GBP 105 / USD 135

​​​Modes of Study

  • ​Online

  • Classroom

  • In-House

  • Blended


​​Mode of Exam

  • ​Online


Guidance on Assessment

  • Assessment Method : Multiple Choice Question​​

  • No. of  Questions : 45

  • Pass mark : 30/45 (66%)

  • Distinction : 36/45 (80%)

  • Duration : 90 Minutes


Course Content

  • Recognise the importance of implementing food safety management procedures

  • Recognise the responsibilities of those working in a catering environment in respect of food safety legislation and procedures for compliance

  • Identify the process for applying a food safety management system into a food business

  • Identify methods for, and the importance of, verifying food safety controls and procedures

  • Recognise the responsibilities of those working in a catering environment when identifying and selecting suitable controls and monitoring, to prevent food safety hazards from purchase to service

  • Identify the process of implementing and maintaining high standards of personal hygiene within a catering operation

  • Recognise the requirements for induction and ongoing training of staff to ensure competency

  • Identify the process of implementing procedures for cleaning, disinfection and waste disposal

  • Identify the actions that need to be taken with regards to pest control

  • Recognise the responsibilities of those working in a catering environment when identifying hazards posed by, and procedures to control, microbiological, chemical, physical and allergenic contamination

  • Recognise the importance of, and methods for temperature control within a food catering process

E-Assessment
The exam is conducted via Highfield E-assessment and is remotely invigilated online at your home or your workplace.​

Exam Requirements

  • Photographic ID [Passport / Driving Licence / National ID ]

  • PC/Laptop - PC or Laptop running Windows 7 or higher, or a Mac running iOS X or higher

  • Webcam

  • Smartphone running Android 4.1 or IOS 8.0 with camera / video functionality.

  • Good internet connection

  • Personal email address

Certification

  • Successful candidates receive a certificate from the Highfield Awarding Body for Compliance.

Qualification Documents

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