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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 classroom exam
Duration: 21 hours online learning
Additional Study: Up to L2 knowledge
Assessment: 90-minute 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
• Level 2 Award in Emergency First Aid





Online learning and classroom 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 exam. You must book your exam date when you purchase your online course.

For information regarding the 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 MCQ classroom exam.

You will need to book your exam date when purchasing the online course.

The qualification is awarded by HABC.



The course fee includes tuition, lunch and refreshments, course reference materials and exam entry.

  Including VAT Excluding VAT
Members £246 £205
Non-members £282 £235

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