Highfield Level 2 Award in

Food Safety at Sea

This qualification is ideal for anyone working in the catering industry on board a ship. Subjects covered include hazards and controls, food safety management and temperature controls, food poisoning control, personal hygiene, cleaning and disinfection, food pests, and the role of the food handler in keeping food safe.

The HABC Level 2 Award in Food Safety at Sea  is accredited and has been developed to protect customers, brand reputation and profits.

Entry Requirements

  • There are no prerequisites for this qualification.

  • This qualification is approved for delivery to learners aged 16+.


Course Duration  : 6 Hours (1 day) 

Guidance on Assessment

  • Assessment Method : Multiple Choice Question

  • Exam Mode : Online

  • No. of  Questions : 30

  • Pass mark : 20/30 (66%)

  • Duration : 60 Minutes (1 Hour)

Modes of Study

  • Classroom

  • In-House

  • Blended

  • Online

  • Virtual

Course Content

  • Food safety procedures and behavior

  • Hazard identification and safe food-handling practices when on board

  • Food safety hazards

  • Effective personal hygiene practices

  • Safely dispose of waste both on-board and at port

  • Importance of pest control

  • Reporting infestation

  • Contamination and cross-contamination risks

  • Safe temperature control practices

  • Date-marking and stock-rotation practices on board


The exam is conducted via Highfield E-assessment and is remotely invigilated online at your home or your workplace.​

The exam is carried out at a set time and dates convenient to you after you have completed the training, please allow up to 5 working days for Highfield to set up the exam for you, we can arrange the exam date prior to your completion of the training if you have a specific date/time in mind




You will find out if you have passed or failed immediately and will receive an e-certificate shortly after completion which has the same accreditation as a hard copy certificate.

Highfield's HACCP and Food Safety certificates are recognised by the Dubai Municipality

Highfield's certification is also recognised by the Dubai Municipality apart from most of the food manufacturers & caterers in the Gulf Region also insisting on HABC's certification on HACCP  and Food Safety for better employment prospects & career growth in the Gulf countries.

Our Quality Trainers, who are approved by HABC, are highly qualified Food Technologists having over 10 years of hard-core experience in the Food Industry and training field.


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