Highfield Level 3 Award in HACCP for Caterers

Highfield Level 3 Award in HACCP for Caterers

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Highfield Level 3 Award in HACCP for Caterers

Designed for those that already have a good understanding of food hygiene, the Highfield Level 3 Award in HACCP for Caterers has been designed specifically for those that already hold the Level 3 or Level 4 in Food Safety, or those in an enforcement role. The course aims to give learners a better understanding of how HACCP can be simply applied to the catering environment.

Who is the Course For?

Catering managers or supervisors

Executive chefs

Food safety enforcement officers

Anyone with an interest in managing HACCP


  • Need for HACCP-based food safety management procedures
  • The skills and knowledge required to develop HACCP-based food safety management systems for catering
  • Type and Purpose of common prerequisites used in catering
  • The characteristics of foods that would affect the way they are stored, prepared, or cooked
  • Benefits and constraints of process flow diagrams in catering
  • The purpose of identifying hazards and controls at each step in a food process
  • How to determine the steps in the catering process which are critical to food safety
  • How to establish critical (safe) limits
  • How monitoring procedures at critical control points can be established, implemented, used, and recorded
  • Corrective actions at all control points and their importance
  • Documentation and record keeping procedures for HACCP
  • Verification and review procedures


There are no prerequisites for this qualification, although it is strongly recommended that learners already hold a Level 3 Award in Food Safety Catering or equivalent, have knowledge of food safety hazards and their controls.

Have a minimum of Level 2 in literacy/English or equivalent.

This qualification is approved for delivery to learners aged 16+.

Course Duration

7 contact hours

Good Skills Training normally deliver this course over one day, 09:00 – 17:00

Awarding Body

Highfield Qualifications

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Maximum Learners Per Tutor

The Highfield Level 3 Award in HACCP for Caterers Course has a maximum learner to tutor ratio of 20:1

Assessment Method

The Highfield Level 3 Award in HACCP for Catering Course is assessed through multiple choice examination


As with all food safety training it is recommended that staff undergo regular refresher training, it is best practice that this is every 3-years

Booking an onsite course

To enquire about an onsite course for your staff, please either call our head office, 01473 551911, or one of our local offices, or fill in the enquiry form by clicking here