QA Level 3 Award in Food Safety Supervision for Retail (RQF)

This regulated and nationally recognised qualification provides learners with the knowledge and skills to effectively supervise food safety in a retail environment.

Intended Audience

The QA Level 3 Award in Food Safety Supervision for Retail (RQF) has been specifically designed for those who work, or are preparing to work, in a supervisory role in a food retail environment.

Qualification SpecificationCourse Overview

During this 3 day course, learners will explore how food business operators can ensure compliance with food safety legislation, good hygiene practice, how to implement food safety management procedures and the role of supervision in food safety management procedures. For a more detailed overview of the topics covered, please download the Qualification.

Assessment Methods

1 x Theory assessment (Multiple Choice Question Paper).


Successful learners will receive a personalised QA Level 3 Award in Food Safety Supervision for Retail (RQF) e-Certificate immediately after their results have been submitted, subject to a Centre’s Direct Claims Status and any required actions. Printed certificates are available at an additional cost (please see our Fees and Charges list for details).

Learner Registration Fees

Price includes: Lesson Plans, Multiple Choice Question Papers and Assessment Guide.

Centres can save up to 12.5% on Learner Registrations with our tiered pricing system!

Standard Price 150-249 Learners
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250-499 Learners
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500+ Learners
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£21.00 £19.42 £18.90 £18.37


Funding status: designated qualification with Qualifications Wales