Level 2 HACCP Principles

The Level 2 Award in HACCP for Catering/Manufacturing is a qualification aimed at caterers and other food handlers in the manufacturing industry.

The qualification is intended for candidates already working in catering and those who are preparing to work in the industry, and will be especially useful for those involved in maintaining HACCP in a catering environment, and for those who are or will be part of a HACCP team.

This qualification covers the principles of HACCP including the need for a food safety management system to be in place, identifying critical control points and critical limits as well as the processes of monitoring, verification and implementing corrective actions.

HACCP is regarded by the Food Standards Agency as being important to maintaining good practice in the production of safe food.

How long will it take me to achieve this qualification?

This qualification is usually achieved by taking a one-day course.

How is the qualification assessed?

It is assessed through a one-hour, 30-question multiple-choice examination. Learners must achieve at least 20 correct answers in order to pass.