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Level 3 Award in Food Safety

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The Level 3 Food Safety course develops your knowledge gained on the Level 2 Food Safety course. For anyone working with food, safety is paramount.



For anyone working with food, safety is paramount. By understanding the basics of food safety, you can achieve a better result in our own job.

This e-learning course will engage you with its stimulating interactive elements, exercises and simulations to guide you through the content.

The course covers all aspects of the Level 3 syllabus in 21 hours of training and splits the teaching into easy-to-manage modules.

During the Level 3 Award in Food Safety programme, you will learn:

Food contamination hazards and controls
Good poisoning and foodborne disease
Personal hygiene
Storage/temperature control
Food spoilage and preservation
Food premises and equipment
Cleaning and disinfection
Pest control
Supervisory management/HACCP
Food safety legislation

This programme is suitable for pest control technicians, specialists and anyone interested in becoming a Technical Inspector, a Field Biologist or anyone who works around food.

This qualification is awarded by HABC.

Level: Advanced+
Prerequisites: 16+, L2 knowledge
Delivery: Online learning programme and online exam
Duration: 21 hours online learning
Additional Study: Up to L2 knowledge
Assessment: 90-minute online exam
BPCA Registered CPD points: 12

It's recommended that you hold a current Level 2 Certificate in Food Safety. You will be expected to have food safety knowledge to Level 2 standard.

After completing the Level 3 Award in Food Safety programme, you may wish to study:


Technical Programmes

Technical Programmes

Becoming a Technical Inspector and take the Certificated Technical Inspector exam
Becoming a Field Biologist and take the Certificated Field Biologist 
• Advanced Technician in Pest Management


Plus+ Programmes

Plus+ Programmes

• Level 2 Award in Health and Safety




Online learning and online exam 

The online, e-learning course can be taken at any time. You'll need headphones to study the course material. 

You will have up to 6 months from booking the online course to study the course and take the HABC Level 3 Award in Food Safety online exam. 

For information regarding the online exam, please contact our training department on  

Exam results will take 2-4 weeks





Upon completion of the e-learning course you will receive a BPCA/HABC Certificate of Completion.

You will then go on to sit the HABC Level 3 Award in Food Safety, 90 minutes, 45 Multiple Choice Question online exam with remote invigilation.

The qualification is awarded by HABC.



The course fee includes 6 months access to the online course material and online exam.

  Including VAT Excluding VAT
Members £276 £230
Non-members £312 £260

Please note: accommodation is not included in this course.

Cancellation Terms:

Course cancellations will only be accepted on receipt of written instruction and are effective from the date received by the BPCA.

• More than 15 working days prior to Course: No charge 
• 15 working days or less: 100% of fee




    For more information contact BPCA: or 01332 225 113