Food Safety At Sea Level 3

LEVEL 3 FOOD SAFETY AT SEA COURSE OVERVIEW:

Vessels carrying more than 10 seafarers are obliged by law to have a designated Ship’s Cook and that person is required under the Maritime Labour Convention to hold a Level 3 Certificate in Food Safety.

Our Food Safety at Sea (Level 3) Course is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health and meets all requirements of the CIEH Intermediate Certificate in Food Safety (Level 3).

This means it is accepted by the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) as fulfilling the requirements of Annex 2 of the Merchant Shipping Notice MSN 1846 (M) and satisfies the training requirement for a Ships Cook for Maritime Labour Convention (MLC) compliant vessels. (note the MCA DO NOT accept online Food Safety Courses).

LEVEL 3 FOOD SAFETY AT SEA COURSE AIMS:

For ship’s cooks supervising and managing others in a food environment and those wishing to progress from the Level 2 Food Safety at Sea Certificate.

The course covers an in-depth understanding of how to apply and monitor good food safety practice. It also ensures that supervisors know how to implement food safety management procedures across their galley. The course;

  • Leads on from the Level 2 Food Safety at Sea Course
  • Develops your understanding as a supervisor in a food environment
  • Expands knowledge on how to apply safe food controls in a practical environment

LEVEL 3 FOOD SAFETY AT SEA COURSE DURATION:

3 days

LEVEL 3 FOOD SAFETY AT SEA COURSE PRE REQUISITES:

  • Minimum age 14.
  • There is no requirement to already hold the Level 2 certificate

LEVEL 3 FOOD SAFETY AT SEA COURSE CONTENT:

  • Introduction to Food Safety
    • Key terms for food safety
    • The importance of food safety
    • Vulnerable groups of people
    • Responsibilities for keeping food safe
    • Enforcement of food safety legislation
  • Food Safety Hazards
    • Microbial contamination
    • Food-borne illness
    • Food poisoning from metals
    • Poisonous plants
    • Poisonous fish
    • Allergenic contamination
    • Physical contamination
    • Chemical contamination
    • Food spoilage
  • Good Food Safety Practice
    • Time and temperature control
    • Personal hygiene Vessel hygiene
    • Waste disposal
    • Premises requirements
    • Food pests
    • Purchasing, delivery, storage and stock control
    • Traceability
    • Food recalls
    • Dealing with an outbreak of food-borne illness
    • Managing complaints
  • Food Safety Management Systems
    • HACCP
    • Food safety management systems
  • Food Safety Training
    • Induction training
    • Ongoing training
    • Refresher training
    • Training records
    • Effective communication of food safety procedures
  • Assessment
    • Multiple Choice Paper

WHAT’S INCLUDED IN OUR LEVEL 3 FOOD SAFETY AT SEA COURSE:

  • 3 Days of Training (including assessment)
  • 1 Further free re take (if required), must be taken within 12 months
  • CIEH Level 3 Intermediate Certificate in Food Safety (by PDF)
  • Food Safety Handbook
  • Tea & Coffee
  • Free (on street) parking

WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED IN OUR LEVEL 3 FOOD SAFETY AT SEA COURSE:

  • Lunch
  • Accommodation

 

LEVEL 3 FOOD SAFETY AT SEA COURSE RATIO:

We run this course with up-to 12 students, however will normally have less. We will run the course with as few as 2 students.

BOOKING THE LEVEL 3 FOOD SAFETY AT SEA COURSE:

If the dates below do not suit you, we can set up a bespoke 1:1, 2:1 or group course at a time that suits you.

Chieftain Training Food Courses are accredited by the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health
Chieftain Training Food Safety Courses are accredited by the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH)
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