Compliance and Regulatory Requirements:
AoFAQ Level 3 Award in Supervising Food Safety in Catering (QCF)
This qualification is designed for those who work in a supervisory, management or training role and require the knowledge and skills to supervise food safety in the catering environment.
It provides the underpinning knowledge in food safety law, together with essential knowledge in the areas of food safety law, microbiology, contamination hazards and controls, food poisoning and foodborne diseases, personal hygiene, the storage of food, temperature control of food, food spoilage and preservation, the design and construction of food premises and equipment, cleaning and disinfection, pest control, supervisory management and staff training.
It is a regulated qualification by Ofqual and covers content which is deemed important by the Food Standards Agency to supervise food safety in the catering environment.
The qualification also allows employers to fulfill a legal obligation by demonstrating due diligence by providing adequate training to its staff.