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HABC Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering

The Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering is a qualification aimed at caterers and other food handlers. The qualification is intended for candidates already working in catering and those who are preparing to work in the industry.

Persons gaining this qualification will know that food safety is the responsibility of everyone involved in the storage, preparation, cooking service and handling of food. Its topics are regarded by the Foods Standards Agency as being important to maintaining good practice in the production of safe food.

The qualification is firmly based on the Level 2 National Occupational Standards developed by People 1st the Sector Skills Council for the hospitality industry.

The qualification can be taken as a free standing qualification or as part of a wider programme of training.

Recommendation of Prior Learning

There are no pre-requisites for this qualification. It is advised that candidates have a minimum of Level 1 in literacy or numeracy or equivalent. Arrangements

are in place for special needs.

Guided Learning Hours

Guided learning hours for this qualification are 6-9 hours depending upon the mode of study and training needs of candidates.

Qualification Structure

This is a single unit qualification, assessed by a 30 question multiple-choice examination. Successful candidates must achieve a score of at least 20/30.

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