Food Safety eLearning

Food Safety Level 3 eLearning Course

Food Safety Level 3 is an advanced level of the eLearning Food Safety courses available from Highfield. The course is ideal for supervisors and managers of a food business looking to improve food safety knowledge. The course will cover all you need to know about preparing food safely and how to operate food handling premises safely. The knowledge you gain will help you confidently manage or supervise a team, knowing you are doing it legally and safely.

  • Highfield accredited.
  • CPD accredited training.
  • Protect your staff, company and customers.
  • You complete the course entirely online.
  • eLearning is a self-paced course format that is highly accessible.
  • Valid for three years.
Food Safety Level 3 eLearning

Food Safety Level 3 eLearning course content

Upon booking, you will receive your login information via email and will need to finish the course within 12 months.

The course is delivered on our Highfield eLearning system. The Food Safety Level 3 eLearning course is split into three categories (Food safety, management, HACCP). Each category covers different key subjects of food safety through a slideshow and interactive activities.

The categories cover the following units:

  • An introduction to food safety.
  • Understand how to utilise food equipment and premises and why they are designed as they are.
  • Pest control and food pests.
  • Control contamination hazards, why it’s important and the measures you put in place from purchase to service.
  • Food poisoning and how to control it?
  • Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points and food safety management systems
  • Microbiological hazards and how to combat and prevent them.
  • Contamination hazards and how to control them?
  • Personal hygiene of yourself and others.
  • Supervisory management protocols and how to implement them.
  • Food safety enforcement and legislation.
  • Disinfection and cleaning of food preparation areas.


Throughout the course, you will complete regular knowledge checks to help you to stay on track. To pass the course, you will have to complete a multiple-choice question assessment.

How long is the Food Safety Level 3 online course?

The average completion time of this course is 9-14 hours.

The online platform allows you to learn at your own pace; you can dip in and out of the course as you please and around your schedule.

Why should I take this course?

As manager or supervisor, you have a responsibility to ensure that your food hygiene rating is as high as possible for safety, publicity and business reasons. By attending this course, you will gain an advanced understanding of food safety to help you do that. The course will also provide proof that you meet the legal requirements and are compliant as a supervisor.

You can use this course as part of enrolling new staff or refreshing current workers’ knowledge. If you need to supervise or manage food safety and hygiene in a food business, this is the course for you.

Food Safety Level 3 eLearning course entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course. 

Although to get the best out of your training, we recommend that you work at the required supervisor/manager level.

To access the online course.

You must log in through a laptop, computer or tablet with access to the internet. You may also require speakers or headphones for parts of the training.

We do not recommend using a mobile phone for the training.

We cannot guarantee that the device will be compatible.

Is this course accredited?

Highfield eLearning accredits this course. Highfield provides various online courses that are written by experts, simple to follow and highly accessible.

Food Safety Level 3 is also CPD accredited training, entitling you to 12 Continuing Professional Development points.

Where can I take this course?

This course is only available to book online through our eLearning platform.

eLearning Courses

This course is available on Highfield’s eLearning Management System. The course is highly accessible from a wide range of devices – all you need is an internet connection.

To book this course, buy a licence directly online through our website or complete the enquiry form on this page for bulk enquiries. Your enquiry will be picked up by one of the 3B team, who will be in touch.

In-house Courses

This course is also available to attend in the classroom. If you would like us to deliver it as a bespoke course, specifically for your company, the course can be arranged online, at a 3B training venue or a site of your choice. This format is ideal if you’d like to train large amounts of your managers and supervisors simultaneously.

You can contact one of our training advisors for a quote through our contact form on this page. Our quotes will vary depending on delegate numbers, course delivery format and location.

Further Development

Once you have completed the course, you will be able to download your certificate instantly. Your certificate has a lifespan of three years before it expires. To refresh your qualification, you will need to complete the training again.

3B Training offers a range of health and safety courses to help make the workplace a safer place. Please look at the range of classroom, remote and eLearning courses we have to offer on our book a course page.


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  • Food Safety Level 3 eLearning

    eLearning - 02 Jan 2030

    £125 + VAT

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