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Level 3 Award in Effective Auditing and Inspection Skills

Level 3 Award in Effective Auditing and Inspection. (RQF)

This qualification is designed for delivery to supervisors of food handlers or managers of food businesses. It has been devised to improve the awareness of and the importance of food safety culture and how every staff member is important in ensuring the safety of food produced.

Topics covered include:


  • prerequisites, purpose, benefits and limitations of inspections/audits

  • types of audits/inspections

  • constructing a model against which to inspect

  • the inspection cycle

  • planning, preparation, scope, opening and closing meetings

  • auditor competencies

  • frequency/timing/duration of inspections

  • on-site inspection/audit

  • observational and questioning techniques (data gathering)

  • checklists/inspection forms

  • analysis and interpretation

  • report writing

  • desktop inspection


How long will it take me to achieve this qualification?

This qualification is usually obtained by taking a 1-day classroom-based course. However, it can also be achieved through a variety of other methods including blended and distance learning, as long as the recommended learning hours are completed.


How is the qualification assessed?

Open Response Assessment
Learners must provide a short response to questions across the breadth of the course syllabus throughout the duration of the course.


All exam and material costs are all included as well as light refreshments. For more information or to make a booking please contact our sales team on 01270 258 403 or email us at

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
South Cheshire Chamber
United Kingdom
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