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Highfield Level 3 International Award in Developing a Positive Food Safety Culture

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About Course

This qualification is designed for delivery to supervisors of food handlers or managers of food businesses. It has been devised to improve the awareness of the importance of food safety culture and how every staff member is important in ensuring the safety of food produced. Its topics include the importance of leadership and communication at all levels and how to promote a positive food safety culture in a business by motivating and training staff and regularly performing reviews of working practices.

Qualification Awarding Body
Highfield Qualifications  - UK

​Entry Requirements: ​
Age : 14 years or above

Course Duration

Eight (8) Hours (1 Day)

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 : 25

  • Pass mark : 15/25 (60%)

  • Merit  : 20/25 (80%)

  • Duration : 50 Minutes

Course Content

  • Identify the relationship between food safety management systems and food safety culture.

  • Recognise the benefits of promoting a positive food safety culture within a food business.

  • Recognise the role of food safety leadership.

  • Identify the role of good communication in establishing a positive food safety culture.

  • Identify the role of training and competence of staff in establishing a positive food safety culture.

  • Identify the importance of commitment by the business in developing a positive food safety culture.

  • Recognise how the environment of a business contributes to a positive food safety culture.

  • Identify features of both a positive and a negative food safety culture.

  • Identify methods of improving the food safety culture within a business.

  • Recognise the importance of ongoing review of food safety culture within a business.

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


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

Qualification Documents

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