Highfield Level 3

International Award in

Developing a Positive Food Safety Culture

The HIghfield Level 3 International Award in Developing a Positive Food Safety Culture is a qualification developed by HABC, the Middle East’s leading supplier of compliance-based qualifications.


The qualification has been designed with sector experts specifically for international learners who are involved or wish to be involved in the food safety culture of a business.


It has taken into account recognised best-practice principles of developing a food safety culture. Topics include the importance of food safety leadership and communication and how to promote a positive food safety culture in a business by motivating and training staff, and regularly performing reviews of the food safety culture.

Entry Requirements


  • There are no prerequisites for this qualification, although it is recommended that learners already hold a Level 3 International Award in Food Safety at Sea or equivalent

  • This qualification is approved for delivery to learners aged 16+.

Course Duration  : 8 Hours (1 day) 

Guidance on Assessment


  • Assessment Method : Multiple Choice Question

  • Exam Mode : Online

  • No. of  Questions : 25

  • Pass mark : 15/25 (60%)

  • Merit  : 20/25 (80%)

  • Duration : 50 Minutes 

Modes of Study

  • Online

  • Classroom

  • In-House

  • Blended

Course Content

  • Relationship between food safety management systems and food safety culture.

  • Role of food safety leadership

  • Identifying the role of good communication in establishing a positive food safety culture.

  • Identifying the role of training and competence of staff in establishing a positive food safety culture.

  • Methods of improving the food safety culture within a business.

  • Recognise the importance of ongoing review of food safety culture within a business.


The exam is conducted via Highfield E-assessment and is remotely invigilated online at your home or your workplace.​

The exam is carried out at a set time and dates convenient to you after you have completed the training, please allow up to 5 working days for Highfield to set up the exam for you, we can arrange the exam date prior to your completion of the training if you have a specific date/time in mind




You will find out if you have passed or failed immediately and will receive an e-certificate shortly after completion which has the same accreditation as a hard copy certificate.

Highfield's HACCP and Food Safety certificates are recognised by the Dubai Municipality

Highfield's certification is also recognised by the Dubai Municipality apart from most of the food manufacturers & caterers in the Gulf Region also insisting on HABC's certification on HACCP  and Food Safety for better employment prospects & career growth in the Gulf countries.

Our Quality Trainers, who are approved by HABC, are highly qualified Food Technologists having over 10 years of hard-core experience in the Food Industry and training field.


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