HABC Level 3 Award in Effective Auditing and Inspection Skills

Overview & Benefits


Inspections and audits are important to the safety and intergrity of food. Competent auditors and inspectors help to ensure food businesses are capable of producing safe food and comply with current food safety legislation. Regular audits demonstrate management commitment to a positive food safety culture. This one day specialist qualification is aimed at supervisors, team leaders, food production managers, catering managers and anyone else with a responsibility for verification, auditing or inspection. Learners on this course will gain knowledge in how to carry out an effective audit or inspection.



Topics Covered

  • Inspector/auditor prerequisite skills, knowledge and experience
  • The benefits and limitations of inspections/audits
  • Planning and preparation for an audit or inspection
  • The purpose for an opening and closing meeting
  • Communications skills
  • Data gathering techniques
  • Approaches to intervention
  • Analysis and interpretation
  • Report writing



Assessment Method


The candidate must complete a 1 hour examination consisting of 30 multiple-choice questions. Learners must achieve a minimum of 20 correct answers in order to pass, and they will receive a merit for achieving a mark of 25 or more.




Option 1: Open Courses


Enrol on to one of our open courses and meet other candidates working in different catering or manufacturing establishments. You can book anytime by clicking on the online booking button below.



Option 2: In-house


You can save money by booking an in-house course delivered at your premises or chosen venue. The cost for up to 15 candidates is only £425,plus £50 per person for examination fee.








7 Sept 2017









Price does not include VAT @20%



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