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Food Safety in Catering (HABC Level 2) - Part-time

Two chefs in a kitchen preparing a dish to be served

Course outline

Everyone who works with food has a special responsibility for safeguarding the health of consumers and ensure that the food they serve or sell is perfectly safe to eat.

Learning outcomes include: Having a firm grasp of the importance of food safety and knowledge of the systems, techniques and procedures involved. Understanding of how to control food safety risks (personal hygiene, food storage, cooking and handling). Having the confidence and expertise to safely deliver quality food to customers.

The course covers the following topics:

  • Introduction to food safety
  • The law
  • Food safety hazards
  • Temperature controls
  • 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 and equipment

How to apply for this course

Apply now and if you need to pay any course fees, or provide evidence if you wish to claim a fee reduction, we will contact you to let you know how to do this.

For help on completing the online application form, please see our useful apply online guide here.

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Location Date / time Fees / reductions
The Lace Market
Nottingham
NG1 1NG

Start: 25th January 2021

Time: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Day: Monday

Tuition fee: £60

Tuition fees may be waived if you are in receipt of certain benefits. Please see our Financial Help page to see if you can claim a fee reduction.

Course code: C033228 / Q003921

The Lace Market
Nottingham
NG1 1NG

Start: 8th March 2021

Time: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Day: Monday

Tuition fee: £60

Tuition fees may be waived if you are in receipt of certain benefits. Please see our Financial Help page to see if you can claim a fee reduction.

Course code: C033229 / Q003925

The Lace Market
Nottingham
NG1 1NG

Start: 26th April 2021

Time: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Day: Monday

Tuition fee: £60

Tuition fees may be waived if you are in receipt of certain benefits. Please see our Financial Help page to see if you can claim a fee reduction.

Course code: C033230 / Q003935

The Lace Market
Nottingham
NG1 1NG

Start: 14th June 2021

Tuition fee: £60

Tuition fees may be waived if you are in receipt of certain benefits. Please see our Financial Help page to see if you can claim a fee reduction.

Course code: C034752 / Q034754

The Lace Market
Nottingham
NG1 1NG

Start: 19th July 2021

Tuition fee: £60

Tuition fees may be waived if you are in receipt of certain benefits. Please see our Financial Help page to see if you can claim a fee reduction.

Course code: C034755 / Q034756

Qualification

HABC Level 2 Food Safety in Catering

Duration

1 day

Level Level 2
Entry requirements

None, however Food Safety courses have a multiple choice test so a very good understanding of English vocabulary to level 2 standard is essential.

Assessment

Candidates are assessed in a 30 question, multiple choice examination, to be completed in 1 hour, at the end of the course.

Progression

CIEH Level 3 Award in Supervising Food Safety. Anyone working in the catering setting, where food is prepared, cooked and handled should hold this qualification.

Additional information

Candidates must be able to attend all sessions making up the course to be eligible to sit the examination.

Tutor: Aly Greenaway

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