Level 3 Food Safety for Catering
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What is the Level 3 Food Safety for Catering Course?
This Level 3 Food Safety for Catering online course is designed for managers and supervisors in the catering industry to help them understand their essential day-to-day responsibilities, including how to implement the basics of a HACCP food safety management system.
The online Level 3 Food Safety for Catering course provides knowledge of food hygiene practices and legal responsibilities and gives further detail on the controls that can be implemented to ensure that the food handling process is as safe and hygienic as possible. The food safety level 3 course has 17 easy to follow bite-sized modules, so you can learn at your own pace. Each module has a helpful ‘knowledge checker’ at the end and the course includes a final test that is unlocked once the modules are complete.
On completion of this course, you will be able to:
- Categorise food into four distinct food groups
- Have knowledge of the way that bacteria can affect food and make it unfit for consumption, plus know how to control the risk
- Limit allergens from contaminating food
- Understand the basics of personal hygiene and why it is important
- Identify what is required from a food premises in order for it to be food-safe
- Effectively clean equipment and the premises in order to stop bacterial growth and cross-contamination
- Explain the basics of a HACCP food safety management system and recognise the tools that can be used to do so
- Understand different ways in which food can be cooked, reheated or held
- Have awareness of the relevant food hygiene legislation and how it can be complied with
- Be able to state the safe temperatures for cooking, chilling and freezing food and understand how to take temperature readings
- Know what the law requires in regard to personal hygiene when working in a food catering business
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- Learn valuable knowledge, skills, advice and guidance to help you achieve success.
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- Study at your own pace.
- Download and print your certificate on successful completion.
Who is the Level 3 Food Safety for Catering Course Suitable For?
This online Level 3 Food Hygiene course is suitable for managers and supervisors in all types of catering establishments, including restaurants, hotels, cafes, bars, fast-food outlets, takeaways, mobile food trucks, kitchens, hospitals, schools and colleges.
The Level 3 Food Hygiene course is also recommended for catering businesses who are aiming to achieve a level 5 in the Food Hygiene Rating Scheme.
Regulation (EC) No 852/2004 on the hygiene of foodstuffs states that food handlers must be trained in food hygiene matters ‘commensurate with their work activities.’ This course ensures that you comply with this regulation by providing learners with detailed knowledge of food safety principles. It gives instruction on how to promote best practice in the workplace and explains the basics of implementing an effective food safety management system based on the principles of HACCP.
If you are a food handler below the level of manager or supervisor then our Level 2 Food Hygiene and Safety training course is more suited to your needs.
The Level 2 Food Safety for Catering online training is ideal for people working in positions such as, but not limited to:
- Head Chef / Head Cook
- Kitchen Manager
- Catering Manager
- Restaurant Manager
- Sous Chef / Deputy Chef
- Nursery Manager
- Cafe Owner
Our e-learning is a cost-effective and successful approach for many individuals and teams. It provides a flexible learning method, allowing candidates to schedule learning at a time that suits them and fits in with other commitments; ideal for those who find it difficult to take time away from their workplace. It also allows candidates to work at their own pace, and revisit sections of the course as often as needed, leading to a fuller understanding of all the topics covered.
What's Included in the Level 3 Food Safety for Catering Course?
Our Level 3 Food Safety course is accredited by the CPD Certification Service as conforming to universally accepted Continuing Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.
Additionally, this course is fully approved by IIRSM.
8 - 10 Hours
12 Months Unlimited Access
Each student will have 12 months unlimited access to allow you to have access to the training anytime 24/7.
We build our courses so that you're able to better retain what you learn. This online Level 3 Food Safety for Catering course is divided into 17 easy to follow interactive modules with a ‘knowledge checker’ after each topic. It includes a multiple-choice test at the end. The course covers the following:
- Introduction to Supervising Food Safety/ Food Hygiene
- Food Safety Legislation
- Food Contamination
- Controlling Contamination
- Food Poisoning and Food-Borne Illness
- Non-Bacterial Food Poisoning
- Temperature Control
- Checking, Verifying and Recording Temperatures
- Food Preservation
- Premises and Equipment Design
- Waste, Cleaning and Disinfection
- Pest Control
- Personal Hygiene
- Training Staff
- Implementing a Food Hygiene Management System
- Food Hygiene Management Tools
Assessment / Exam
Upon completion of the course, learners will complete an end of learning assessment consisting of 20 questions. 80% of the questions will need to be answered correctly in order to pass and receive a certificate.
If you don't pass the test first time, don't worry, you can take the test as many times as you need with no extra charge.
Once you have successfully passed the Food Safety Level 3 course you will be able to download and print your certificate immediately. The certificate achieved can be used to provide evidence for compliance and audit.
There are no prerequisites to attend this course.
For short courses upon successful completion you will be awarded a personalised certificate of completion.
For accredited courses a certificate will be sent directly to you from the appropriate awarding body.
All students enrolled on this course are eligible to apply for a TOTUM PRO Card, which offers discounts in a wide range of shops and websites, helping you get money off food, holidays and flights, clothes, make-up gym memberships and much more.
The TOTUM PRO card is aimed at professional learners, giving you access to exclusive discounts.
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E-learning is flexible, efficient, and cost-effective, meaning you can progress through the modules at your own pace, at your own time to fit the training in around your work and personal life.
Short online courses also help employers to demonstrate that they have fulfilled their legal duties to ensure their personnel have been adequately trained.
Once the courses have been completed, a confirmation of results can be saved or printed as evidence. This can then be kept on record as evidence of suitable training.
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You will be provided with a username and password which will enable you to access the e-learning portal. Login to start your course, once you have completed and passed the course, you will be able to download and print your certificate straight away.
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