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Level 3 Auditing 
& Inspection 

Auditing and Inspection Training Manufacturing & Catering

Learn the principles of auditing and inspection. Identifying that planning, clear communication and the use of detailed checklists will produce a coincident and reliable audit. 

What am I going to learn?

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The Highfield Level 3 Audit and Inspection qualification will provide learners with theoretical knowledge on how to effectively carry out audits/inspections, including: the purpose of audits/inspections and the role of the auditor/inspector, how to methodically approach the planning of audits/inspections, how to collect and analyse data and the purpose and content of an audit/inspection report.

The training modules include:

  • Planning an audit

  • Defining the audit scope

  • Auditor skills

  • Audit frequency

  • The use of audit checklist

  • The audit cycle

  • Data collection

  • Audit techniques

  • Closing meetings

  • Audit re-visits


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How am I going to learn?

Hygiene Sue Virtual or Work based Learning?
Here at Hygiene Sue we understand that not everyone wants to learn the same way and that
time and work pressures are often a key consideration when booking a course. So that's whyyou can choose how you wish to learn either virtually at a time that suits you or work-based (Onsite) if you have 5 or more candidates for a bit more banter and interaction. 

Hygiene Sue


Hygiene Sue - Virtual learning. Don't worry if your IT skills are limited, the course is so easy to follow. Sue has pre-recorded the the HABC Level 3 Audit and Inspection course into easy-to-follow modules which include relevant learning materials, practice, written and multiple choice exam questions.

Course duration  8 hours

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Work Placed

Hygiene Sue - Workplace learning. If there are five or more candidates, why not arrange for Hygiene Sue to deliver the L3 Audit and Inspection course at your work place. As some times it's just nice to chat with colleagues and discuss ideas.

Course duration 1 day

Study Group
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Who needs the Level 3 Auditing and Inspection qualification?


The Level 3 Auditing and Inspection course is aimed at supervisors, team leaders, chefs, QA staff and managers working in a variety of industries where verification, auditing (including internal auditing and supplier auditing) or inspection is undertaken. 

At Hygiene Sue we are aware that the Level 3 Auditing and Inspection course can be a little daunting, and you may have some questions you would like to ask Sue. So why not book a call today and lets check this the right course for you.

Assessment & Certification 


The Level 3 Audit and Inspection course is accredited by Highfield (HABC) and the exam can be taken online with Highfield Remote Invigilation or paper based in a classroom environment.

  • To pass the L3 Auditing and Inspection qualification, you must take a 30-question externally set and marked multiple-choice question examination.

  • To achieve a pass grade, learners must score at least 18/30.

  • To achieve a distinction score at least 24/30.

  • The duration of the examination is 1 hour.

  • Hygiene Sue guarantee - If you don’t pass the first time the second time is free

  • On successful completion of the course you will be sent your results and a quality assured certificate                through the post. This can be used to provide evidence for compliance and audit. 

We have high Success rates in advanced food safety training because at Hygiene Sue we actually understand how people learn. 

  • Our courses are accepted by local authorities, MCA approved and endorsed with digital certificate. 

  • we understands that not everyone wants to learn the same way and that time and work pressures are often a key consideration when booking a course.

  • Hygiene Sue loves sharing knowledge to ensure you are given the best opportunities to learn and smash your exam 

Why learn with Hygiene Sue?

Happy Friends

Level 4 Food Safety in Catering

"I really appreciate the course being split into smaller sections, as I was slightly daunted by the potential thought that I may just be watching a couple of hour long videos. The format is very clear and easy to follow.”

Charles Gabriel


Level 4 Food Safety in Catering

“I was unsure initially about how I would find learning on line.


However, you have made it such a positive experience and I would highly recommend it to other potential students.

Christine Puttick

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is the Level 3 Auditing and Inspection Hygiene Sue - Virtual Learning course also accredited with Highfield?
Yes both the Hygiene Sue - Virtual learning and the classroom course are accredited with Highfield

What happens if I don't pass the first time?
Don't forget the Hygiene Sue guarantee - If you don’t pass the first time the second time is free
Oh and did I mention the pass mark for L3 Auditing and Inspection is 100% 

Hygiene Sue - Policies and Procedures

Hygiene Sue fully supports the principles of equality and diversity, safeguarding young people and vulnerable adults and the right to a fair assessment .We are committed to satisfying these principles in all our activities and published material. A copy of our policies and procedures are available here

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