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CIEH Level 3 Intermediate Certificate Food Safety

The intermediate level course is designed for those working in all food businesses at supervisory level. This includes 'traditional' supervisors and team leaders, but also anyone who needs a broad understanding of food hygiene as part of their work.


Owners and managers in small to medium sized organisations, depending on the type of food business, may also find that the intermediate course provides them with sufficient knowledge to carry out their responsibilities effectively.


Successful completion of the course and examination will enable candidates to:
estimated annual cost to society through accidents and ill health is £11 to £16 billion play an active part in monitoring food hygiene standards
25 million working days are lost annually be involved in training activities, especially on the job training
25000 people are forced to give up work through injury be equipped to effectively supervise food handlers on hygiene issues
Uninsured losses amount to £315 per employee be able to carry out hygiene audits
accidents account for 37% of profits encourage good standards of personal hygiene
accidents account for 37% of profits be able to assist in hazard analysis programmes
accidents account for 37% of profits help in the formulation and writing of hygiene policies, instructions etc

Outline Programme

This four-day course covers the following:

On-site investigation Bacteriology
Taking of witness statements Food Poisoning and Food Borne Disease
Gathering of evidence, measurements, photographs Physical Contamination of food and its Prevention
Collation of supporting documentation Food Storage and Temperature Control
Collation of supporting documentation Food Preservation
Collation of supporting documentation Personal Hygiene
Collation of supporting documentation Design and Construction of Food Premises
Collation of supporting documentation Cleaning and Disinfection
Collation of supporting documentation Pest Control
Collation of supporting documentation Legislation

Course Duration

3 days (8 hours) 0900-1700 (Day 4 is for a half day revision and exam to conclude the course)

Candidates will also need to attend an authorised on-line testing centre or complete the 2 hour written examination which is arranged upon completion of the course.

Please telephone for details of future dates and venues


3 1/2 hours


In-house or at a suitable local venue

No. of Attendees:
Maximum of 12

Please telephone for dates and venues.