Level 2 Award in Food Safety

Qualification overview and objective

The objective of this qualification is to prepare learners for employment in catering role, or to support a role in the workplace. Learners 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.

Topics Covered

  • Introduction to Food Safety
  • Microbiological Hazards
  • Contamination hazards & pests
  • Food Poisoning and Control
  • HACCP & temperature controls
  • Food Premises and Equipment
  • Food Pest and Control
  • Food Safety Law


  • Highfield Awarding Body for Compliance United Kingdom (HABC)



  • learners must Highfield Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering (RQF) 4 complete 20 questions within 45 minutes. Successful learners will have to demonstrate knowledge and understanding across the qualification syllabus and achieve a pass mark of 60% (12/20).

Course Duration

01 Day