Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH)

Level 3 Award in Food Safety Supervision for Manufacturing

Who needs this qualification?

  • Managers and supervisors in small, medium or large manufacturing businesses
  • Individuals who have to develop or monitor HACCP based food safety systems.
  • Candidates wishing to progress to the Level 4 Award in Food Safety Management for Manufacturing.

Prior Learning Requirements

  • Recommended that candidates have an understanding and knowledge of basic food hygiene.
  • It would be ideal but not essential if the candidate has achieved the equivalent of, Level 2 Awards in Food Safety for Manufacturing within the last 2 years.

Why is this training important?

  • Anyone working in a supervisory position in the food business is both responsible and accountable for food safety. It is therefore vital they are equipped with both the knowledge and confidence to do their job effectively.
  • Enables employers and employees to satisfy their legal obligation with regard to training of food handlers


  • Introduction to food safety
  • Legislation
  • Applying & monitoring good hygiene practices
  • Temperature control
  • Workplace & equipment design
  • Waste disposal, cleaning & disinfection
  • Pest control
  • Personal hygiene of staff
  • Contributing to staff training
  • Implementation of food safety procedures
  • Food safety auditing
  • Food premises and equipment 

Course Duration

  • A three day training programme


  • Multiple choice examination consisting of 60 questions

Suggested Progression

  • CIEH/RSPH Level 4 Award in Food Safety Management for Manufacturing

Interested in this course or need more information on how to apply?