This Level 3 Regulated Course is ideal for those aiming to supervise in catering, manufacturing and retail workplaces.
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This regulated qualification is intended principally for those who are operating in a supervisory role within the catering and hospitality industry. Qualification holders will be able to demonstrate a wide knowledge of food safety legislation and effective supervision. They will also be able to take responsibility for the competency of the workforce and for identifying hazards and controls, monitoring controls and taking appropriate corrective action when necessary.

Individuals looking to achieve this qualification are likely to have some catering experience and be in a job role that involves working unsupervised. This qualification provides candidates with a range of food safety skills directly relevant to the catering and hospitality industry.

This Ofqual approved qualification has been developed specifically for insertion onto the Qualifications and Credit Framework with full support from People 1st, the Sector Skills Council for Hospitality, Leisure, Travel and Tourism. It is therefore fully compliant with industry and regulatory standards as well as being recognised by environmental health practitioners, auditors and other enforcement officers.

This course is a classroom course over two days with a day of pre-study before the course.  You will be sent a study book prior to the course which must be completed.

Please be advised that the classroom course has a minimum age requirement of 16.

The content of this and all our courses has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines and come with a Certified CPD Statement as well as a ProTrainings Certificate and for online courses an Evidence Based Learning statement.

This course gives learners the opportunity to gain a formally recognised regulated qualification. If you require funding, a regulated qualification is often required. Phone us and we can advise if needed. If you choose our course leading to a regulated qualification, there are additional assessment criteria to be undertaken with an instructor and a small extra certification charge.

Regulated Qualification Details
Course Title: TQUK Level 3 Award in Supervising Food Safety in Catering (RQF)
Level: 3
Credit Value: 3
TQT: 25
Funding Information
TQUK Qualification Specification
  • Food managers
  • Food supervisors
  • Those who need a more advanced qualification

This course comes with 25.0 hours of CPD, although the time to complete the course online may be less than this.

The content of this and all our courses has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines and come with a Certified CPD Statement as well as a ProTrainings Certificate and for online courses an Evidence Based Learning statement.

Learning Outcome Assessment Criteria

The learner will: The learner can:

1. Understand the role of the supervisor in ensuring compliance with food safety legislation

1.1 Summarise the importance of food safety management procedures.
1.2 Explain the responsibilities of employers and employees in respect of food safety legislation and procedures for compliance.
1.3 Outline how the legislation is enforced.

2. Understand the application and monitoring of good hygiene practice

2.1 Explain the importance of, and methods for, temperature control.
2.2 Explain procedures to control contamination and cross-contamination.
2.3 Justify the importance of high standards of personal hygiene.
2.4 Explain procedures for cleaning, disinfection and waste disposal
2.5 Outline requirements relating to the design of food premises and equipment.
2.6 Describe the importance of, and methods for, pest control.

3. Understand how to implement food safety management procedures

3.1 Describe the importance of food safety of microbial, chemical, physical and allergenic hazards.
3.2 Describe methods and procedures for controlling food safety to include critical control points, critical limits and corrective actions.
3.3 Explain the requirements for monitoring and recording food safety procedures.
3.4 Describe methods for, and the importance of, evaluating food safety controls and procedures.

4. Understand the role of the supervisor in staff training

4.1 Explain the requirements for induction and on-going training of staff.

4.2 Explain the importance of effective communication of food safety procedures.

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What is CPD and why is having Certified CPD important?

CPD stands for Continuous Professional Development and is required in many business sectors. Even if you do not require a set CPD credit level, having Certifed CPD ensures the quality of training. ProTrainings are the highest gold standard of CPD ensuring that all courses are externally verified and mapped to the highest levels.

What is "SCORM ready" and will courses run on a LMS?

SCORM Ready means that online courses can run on any compatible Learning Management System (LMS). SCORM courses run seamlessly on your existing LMS system without a separate login so staff only login using the existing company system. ProTrainings online courses have an advanced SCORM ready system to give more features than any other company.

Do I receive a certificate after completing your online training?

Yes, when you complete the online course you will be able to download and print a compliant completion certificate, evidenced-based learning statement to confirm course content and a certified CPD statement. There is no extra charge for the certificate.  You can also buy a printed certificate to be posted to you for a small extra fee.

Are courses all online or can I take a blended or class course locally?

Most of our courses are available as online or classroom-based at a training centre locally.  We can also send an instructor to your business to save travel and tailor the course to your business.  To save time and money you can take most courses in a blended format with online and class training.

Can I take this course virtually online with a real instructor?

Yes, this course can be taken virtually. The course is taught thought our virtual learning platform and a Zoom link.  The course is taught by a real instructor online and you can interact with the instructor, ask questions just like a face to face lesson but without the travelling. Testing is carried out using our interactive online tests and you receive the same certificate at the end as you would with a face to face lesson. Contact us for more information and to see if this is available for you.

Are your courses Endorsed?

Yes, all ProTrainings courses are Endorsed by TQUK in addition to other approvals and endorsements to give you a quality compliant qualification for your courses whatever delivery method you take.

What training courses do you offer and how are they delivered?

We offer a full range of training courses across all business sectors as video online, blended and nationwide at your business or our local training centres. With over 300 courses you can learn at a time and place that meets your busy schedules and save money on travel and costs away from the office.

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