CIEH Level 3 – Award in Food Safety in Catering

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365 days
49 GBP excl. VAT
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Course description

CIEH Level 3 – Award in Food Safety in Catering


If you work as a team leader, supervisor or line manager in catering and hospitality the Level 3 – Award in Food Safety in Catering course will be helpful to understand food safety in in retail, catering and manufacturing. The course is invaluable to individuals who cook, prepare and handle food directly as it gives them a clear perspective on how to maintain safety and maximum hygiene in food establishments.

The Level 3 – Award in Food Safety in Catering course covers 11 modules and discusses topics at length which focus on good hygiene practices, legislation on food safety, waste disposal, temperature control, cleaning and equipment disinfection and personal hygiene.  The course is on average 10 hours per section, and learners can complete the Level 3 – Award in Food Safety in Catering course in two sections.

It is vital that food establishments take food safety seriously and responsibly. It is a legal responsibility of individuals in positions of power to ensure that the public’s health and safety is a priority. Food hygiene levels must achieve the relevant standard of food safety regulations. This is in order to protect the consumer and the reputation of the establishment. Individuals who work in multiple sectors in the hospitality industry including restaurants, catering services, cafes, hotels, hospitals, schools and fast-food outlets will find this course helpful. The Food Safety Act was created in 1990 with the sole purpose of protecting consumer safety. With potential risks and hazards seen regularly in the food industry, businesses must implement the proper protocols and regulations to protect the consumer. The Level 3 – Award in Food Safety in Catering certification is nationally recognised by local authorities and environmental health officers across the United Kingdom.

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What will I learn?

  • Understand the requirements to ensure compliance with food safety regulations.
  • Apply good personal hygiene practices and training of employees.
  • Identify the process of implementing regulations for waste disposal, cleaning and disinfection.
  • Outline the responsibilities of individuals working in catering services and hazards posed.
  • Learn why implementing food safety management procedures are of utmost importance.
  • Give your staff the proper training and equip them with the appropriate skills and knowledge to maintain food safety standards.

Suitability - Who should attend?

Who is this Course aimed at?

  • Caterers
  • Kitchen staff
  • Restaurant staff
  • Fast-Food Outlet staff
  • Café staff
  • School Cafeteria Cooks
  • Hotel Chefs
  • Hospital staff

Entry Requirement

  • The course is suitable for all levels of employees, supervisors and managers who work with and directly handle food
  • Anyone with an interest in food hygiene and safety

Outcome / Qualification etc.


Those who successfully complete the course will be awarded the Level 3 – Award in Food Safety in Catering by the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health. It will make you valuable to employers, and your motivation at gaining new skills will be recognised.

Awarding Body

CIEH (The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health) has been supporting professionals since 1883 and an awarding body for the environmental health sector. CIEH has been instrumental in developing several environmental standards in the public and health sectors contributing greatly to the overall wellbeing on a global scale. They set a high standard of improving public health and influencing policy. They provide educational opportunities and training for environmental health professionals working across the public and private sectors. It is with a vision to provide and support a healthier, cleaner and safer environment for all

Training Course Content

Course Curriculum

1: Introduction

2: Legislation

3: Good hygiene practice

4: Temperature controls

5: Workplace and equipment design

6: Waste disposal, cleaning and disinfection

7: Pest control

8: Personal Hygiene

9: Training


11: Food safety management tools

Access Duration

The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course.  The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lectures at any time.

Method of Assessment

At the end of the Level 3 – Award in Food Safety in Catering you will be evaluated through an online multiple choice exam. In order to complete this program successfully and gain your professional qualification.

Other Benefits

  • Written and designed by the industry’s finest expert instructors with over 15 years of experience
  • Repeat and rewind all your lectures and enjoy a personalised learning experience
  • Gain access to quality video tutorials
  • Unlimited 12 months access from anywhere, anytime
  • Save time and money on travel
  • Learn at your convenience and leisure
  • Eligible for a TOTUM discount card
  • Free Career Support Service
  • 25% Discount on personal Statement and covering letter writing service
  • Free Access to Over 150 courses for 2 days (48 hours)
  • Free access to course before you purchase (For selected courses only)


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Progression and Career Path

Once you successfully complete the Level 3 – Award in Food Safety in Catering you will gain an accredited qualification that will give your career the jumpstart you have always wanted. With this qualification you can further expand your education or go onto work in numerous positions that will also put you in line to demand a higher salary or job promotion. The certification will enable employees in the capacity of junior and senior workers, including Supervisors and Managers to gain high earning positions within the industry.

  • Hotel Chef – £7.47 per hour
  • Catering Supervisor – £8.03 per hour
  • Restaurant Cook – £7.54 per hour
  • Cafeteria Worker – £6.73 per hour
  • Kitchen Chef – £7.48 per hour

Others jobs you can get

  • Kitchen staff
  • Hospital Cafeteria staff
  • School Cafeteria Staff

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