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Level 3 Food Safety for Food Manufacturing

  • Level(s) of Study: Professional / Short course
  • Course Fee:

    Available at no cost to eligible individuals (see criteria below).

  • Start Date(s): 29 September & 6 October 2023 (booking deadline: Noon 22 September 2023)
  • Duration: Two days
  • Study Mode(s): Short course
  • Campus: Brackenhurst Campus
  • Entry Requirements:
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This project is part-funded by the European Social Fund (ESF).

Please note: This course is delivered through the Reskill & Recover project, which is part funded by the European Social Fund. Nottingham Trent University (NTU) is pleased to offer free (fully funded) places on this course to support employees of small and medium businesses that are based in Nottinghamshire or Derbyshire.

This short course covers those aspects of the supervision of food hygiene and safety, to enable you to identify problem areas and to recommend solutions.

It will equip you with the appropriate knowledge and understanding to be able to take responsibility for food safety monitoring procedures, to identify hazards to food safety, take appropriate action in the light of these hazards and contribute to improvements in food safety practice.

These topics are regarded by the Food Standards Agency as being important to understanding and maintaining good practice in the handling, processing and preparation of safe food.

Nottingham Trent University is an approved centre with The Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH) to deliver this training and examination.

Enhance your career prospects today by taking this industry recognised training. This course is ideal for those who intend to be supervisors in any part of the food and drink manufacturing sector. It is also designed for individuals wishing to progress from Level 2 Award in Food Safety for Food Manufacturing qualification.

What you’ll study

On this course, you will learn about:

  • the importance of understanding food safety hazards
  • compliance with food safety legislation
  • the importance of food safety management procedures
  • application and supervision of good hygiene practice
  • actions to be taken in light of food safety hazards
  • the role of the supervisor

The Food Standards Agency regards these topics as being important for understanding and maintaining good practice in the handling, processing and preparation of safe food.

How you’re taught

Teaching and learning will be delivered over two days on 29 September & 6 October, 9 am - 4 pm at NTU Brackenhurst Campus (Booking Deadline: Noon 22 September 2023).

What you'll gain

You'll be able to sit the exam on the same day. If you successfully pass this exam you will gain the following industry recognised qualification:

Level 3 Award in Food Safety for Food Manufacturing

The examination awarding body is The Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH). The possession of a Level 2 qualification in Food Safety for Food Manufacturing would be advantageous but is not essential. All course tuition, learning materials and the RSPH exam fee are included.

Contact us

Contact our short course team by emailing or calling 0115 8486576. Please note, the booking deadline is noon 22 September 2023.

Entry requirements

To be eligible to apply for a place on this introductory course you must be running or employed by a small or medium business (under 250 employees) in Nottinghamshire or Derbyshire.

No previous qualifications or experience is needed to access this course.

Fees and funding

This introductory course is available at no cost to eligible participants.