HABC Food Safety Award (Level 2)

HABC Food Safety Award (Level 2)

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HABC Food Safety Award (Level 2)

The HABC Level 2 Award in Practical Food Safety for Catering has been developed to provide learners with the knowledge and understanding and the skills required to operate safely within food handling environments.

It is specifically for those employed or wishing to be employed in the catering and hospitality sector.

Successful completion of this training programme and assessment will enable candidates to understand:

  • the terminology used in food safety the laws that apply to food businesses and food handlers
  • the requirements of the current regulations the concepts of food hazards and how the risk of food poisoning can be contained
  • how to take product and equipment temperatures
  • how a reduction in storage temperature will minimise bacterial multiplication
  • the importance of high temperatures in the supply of safe food Catering & Hospitality 32 33 Catering & Hospitality 33
  • that food handlers can pose a risk to food safety the importance of utilising appropriate storage conditions for different types of food
  • the importance of cleaning in food premises
  • the need for high standards for structure and equipment to promote good hygiene in food premises.
Duration 1 day
Study mode Part Time
Start date Various
Campus Printworks Campus
Course code 57300-01
Fee £70.00

What you learn

This qualification covers the following topics:  

  • an introduction to food safety the law food safety hazards taking temperature refrigeration
  • chilling and cold holding of foods cooking
  • hot holding and re-heating of foods
  • food handlers principles of safe food storage cleaning food premises of equipment
  • demonstrate effective personal hygiene practices, for example use of protective clothing, dealing with personal illnesses, cuts and wounds and an effective hand-washing technique
  • how to keep the work area and equipment clean and tidy to include waste disposal and methods of cleaning and disinfection
  • temperature monitoring procedures
  • safe preparation and serving practices to include the selection of suitable utensils and equipment, controlling the risks associated with high-risk foods
  • the separation of raw and high-risk food.

How you will be assessed

Delegates sit a multi choice examination to obtain the qualification. 

Where is the course delivered (facilities / classrooms)

This course is delivered at Printworks.

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements

What's next

Level 3 Supervising Food Safety in Catering.


Dates and times


Sept 29th 2017 (Fri)

  • Wednesday, October 18th 2017 
  • Thursday, November 16th 2017 
  • Tuesday, January 9th 2018 
  • Tuesday, February 6th 2018
  • Tuesday, March 6th 2018 
  • Tuesday, April 10th 2018
  • Friday, May 18th 2018 
  • Friday, June 21st 2018 






Campus Locations

Printworks Campus

Hunslet Road
West Yorkshire
LS10 1JY
0113 3861997
Nearest train station
Leeds Central Station, 0.7 MilesWebsite