This Level 3 qualification awarded by RSPH covers food safety and food hygiene, taking responsibility for food safety monitoring procedures, identifying hazards to food safety, take appropriate action in the light of these hazards and contribute to improvements in food safety practice. The Level 3 Award in Supervising Food Safety in Catering is designed for those who are or intend to be supervisors of food handlers in catering.


  • Understand the role of the supervisor in ensuring compliance with food safety legislation the importance of food safety management procedures; responsibilities of employers & employees in respect of food safety legislation and procedures for compliance and legislation is enforced
  • Understand the application and monitoring of good hygiene practice, temperature controls; procedures to control contamination and cross-contamination; importance of high standards of personal hygiene; procedures for cleaning, disinfection and waste disposal; design of food premises and equipment requirements; importance and methods of pest control.
  • Understand how to implement food safety management procedures, microbial, chemical, physical and allergenic hazards to food safety; critical control points, critical limits and corrective actions; monitoring and recording food safety procedures; evaluating food safety controls and procedures.
  • Understand the role of the supervisor in staff training, induction and on-going training of staff; effective communication of food safety procedures


This course is usually delivered over three days, and assessment is by a one a half hour examination of 45 multiple-choice questions.


Our tutor is Ursula Walsh.

URSULA WALSH BSc, MSc, PG Dip Acoustics, PG Dip Occupational H&S, ICDL, PdChep. Ursula Walsh is a Chartered Environmental Health Practitioner with 16 years experience as a practitioner in various UK and NI Councils. She has over 20 years experience delivering training on courses such as food safety, health and safety and environmental awareness. Ursula has also worked as a Health and Safety Inspector with the Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland. Ursula is currently a lecturer at the University of Ulster, her specialist interests include food safety, health and safety, acoustics, sustainable development and regulation.

For the cost of this course please email your query with contact details to Siofra O’Reilly at SORT  Training on email address or phone 07757 250 917