About the course

This course is designed for anyone working in a catering, manufacturing or retail setting where food is prepared, cooked and handled. Safety training is a key ingredient in preparing and preserving essential skills in the workplace. Food safety competence is fundamental in enabling employees to deliver high quality food to customers safely. The HABC Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering qualification covers the latest in legislation, good practice and learning standards from the UK’s leading provider of food safety vocational qualifications. Offered as a one day sector specific course, this qualification can be delivered in training appropriate to your business’ needs.

What you will study

The qualifications cover the following topics:

  • Legislation
  • Food safety hazards
  • Temperature control
  • Refrigeration, chilling and cold holding
  • Cooking, hot holding and reheating
  • Food handling


The course involves a multiple choice exam paper leading to a L2 Award in Food Safety In Catering (QCF).

Entry requirements

There are no prerequisites for this qualification, however it is advise that learner have a minimum of Level 1 in English or Maths or equivalent.

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