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Level 3 HACCP Training Course
Level 3 HACCP Training Course
Level 3 HACCP Training Course

Only by providing effective HACCP training can you ensure that you and your employees are suitably competent to fulfil duties safely and to internationally recognised HACCP standards.

The Level 3 HACCP online training course will guide managers and supervisors through HACCP guidelines to successfully implement and monitor food safety practises in the workplace.

  • Online, self-paced training
  • Interactive course with colourful animations
  • CPD accredited training
  • Complete in 2 - 3 hours
  • Instant digital certificate on completion
  • 24 hour learner support

This Level 3 HACCP for supervisors and managers course has been created with catering, retail and manufacturing industries in mind to ensure employees understand how to safely manage food, how to approach HACCP procedures in different ways and how to develop HACCP plans.

Why take this Level 3 HACCP course?

This online course will provide food supervisors and managers with the training they need to implement a successful HACCP system in the workplace. Those trained to Level 3 will be able to successfully introduce and monitor food safety regulations, and ensure that employees are suitably trained and competent to work to internationally recognised HACCP standards.

The HACCP level 3 course is for supervisors and managers who may be responsible for the enforcement and the monitoring of the food safety processes within a workplace. After undertaking this training, learners can ensure that hazards are analysed effectively, and that control points are determined and established to HACCP principles.

E-learning content

  • An overview of food safety management
  • History and background to HACCP
  • Prerequisite Programmes
  • Approaches to HACCP
  • The Codex Principles
  • HACCP in practise: Applying the principles
  • Catering and Retail models
  • How to develop a HACCP plan?
  • The phases of HACCP
  • The seven HACCP principles

Level 3 HACCP training outcomes

  • Learners will be able to outline the need for, and understand the importance of HACCP-based food safety management systems
  • Learners will be able to describe the HACCP approach to food safety procedures
  • Learners will be able to describe the importance of prerequisite programmes and what they should contain
  • Learners will be able to explain and evaluate the five preliminary steps in the logical application of HACCP
  • Learners will be able to easily identify hazards and risks in a food preparation or production process
  • Learners will be able to determine the critical control points (CCPs) for significant hazards and establish critical limits
  • Learners will be able to describe the procedures required for monitoring CCPs and the corrective action procedures


The content of this course is certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.

Course duration

Approximately 2 - 3 hours. The course is self-paced and you do not have to complete all the training in one session. Your progress will be recorded throughout.

Test and certificate

The end of course test consists of 30 multiple choice questions. Learners are required to achieve a 80% pass mark, and, if necessary, may attempt the test three times at no extra cost.

If learners do not achieve the 80% pass mark, further attempts may be given by contacting our support team.

Learners will be able to download a digital certificate on completion. This can be printed, and we suggest you keep it for your records.

How It Works

Frequently asked questions

Do I need an e-mail address to buy this course?

Yes, you will need an e-mail address to buy this course. This is because we use your e-mail address to create an account for you in our learning management system - where you will take the training. We also need your email address to send your purchase receipt.

If you buy more courses in future using the same e-mail address during checkout, then these will automatically be added to your system account.

If you pay by PayPal, we will use your PayPal email address to create your system account.

Can I buy this course and give it to other people?

Yes, you can buy the training using your own email address and then give it to other learners from your system account.

Each learner will need to have their own email address. This is so that we can send them a link to the training and give them their own system account.

Is there a refund policy?

We want you to be completely satisfied with your training. We offer a 30 day, no hassle, no quibble, money-back guarantee if you are not 100% satisfied.

To request a refund, you should email our learner support team with your receipt stating why you would like to be reimbursed. You, or your learners, must not complete the training in order to make a valid refund claim.

Will the course work on a tablet or mobile phone?

We recommend using a desktop or laptop for the best learning experience. This course can also be taken on tablet and mobile devices - including iPads and iPhones.

Is a specific internet browser recommended?

For the best possible experience, we recommend learners use Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer 11 or Firefox. Please ensure there are no updates pending on your browser.

How long do learners have to complete a course?

There is no set completion time for this course. Learners can study in their own time at their own speed and may pause, leave and come back to the system to continue the training at any time.

Does the course contain sound?

Yes, this course contains sound. For those without sound on their computer or device, the narration is covered in an optional text box at the bottom of the training.

How long is my certificate valid for?

There is no set time for how long a certificate is valid for. It is generally industry recognised that Level 3 HACCP certificates are renewed every three years. However, some employers may require you to renew your certification every year.


Bulk discounts

Bulk discounts are available on purchases of more than 10 courses.

If you wish to discuss a large individual order for this course, and/or would like to be invoiced in advance, please call our sales team on 01943 885 085 to make an enquiry.

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