Catering and Hospitality

Food Safety Award Level 2

In Brief

Start Date / Duration

This course will start in March 2023. This course will take 2 weeks to complete.

Entry requirements

To register on this qualification, learners are required to be 14 years of age or above.

You will achieve

HADC Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering.

Course overview

The objective of this qualification is to prepare you for employment in the catering industry. Learners gaining this qualification will know that food safety is the responsibility of everyone involved in the storage, preparation, cooking serving and handling of food. The topics covered are regarded by the Food Standards Agency as being essential to maintain good practice.

Course content

The units will include:

  • Basic microbiology
  • Food poisoning and foodborne disease
  • Contamination and prevention
  • Purchase to service
  • Personal hygiene
  • Design and construction
  • Food pests and controls
  • Cleaning and disinfection
  • Food safety legislation

This qualification will be assessed by multiple choice examination.

All equipment will be provided.

Old Mill Lane campus
Church Street
S70 2AX

How much does the course cost?

Course fees: £50 (funding available)

Extra information

For further information please contact our friendly Information Team on +44 (0)1226 216 123 or email

Please note we reserve the right to change details without notice. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Food Safety Award Level 2

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