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Highfield Level 2 International Award in HACCP for Catering



Building on an understanding of HACCP for Catering, this qualification is intended to provide food handlers working in catering and retail, with the practical knowledge to enable them to reduce the risk of food poisoning and food complaints.  Specifically it provides the essential knowledge for food handlers involved in the daily implementation of HACCP procedures, and those who are, or will be part of a HACCP team within a catering/retail environment.

Qualification Awarding Body

  • Highfield Qualifications  - UK

Entry Requirements

  • Age: 16+

Course Duration

  • Six (6) Hours

Modes of Study

  • Online

  • Classroom

  • In-House

  • Blended

Mode of Exam

  • Online

Guidance on Assessment

  • Assessment Method : Multiple Choice Question

  • No. of  Questions : 15

  • Pass mark : 9/15 (60%)

  • Distinction:  12/15 (80%)

  • Duration : 30 Minutes

Course Content

  • Recognise the role of the food handler

  • Identify common prerequisite programmes

  • Hazard analysis

  • Identify critical control points

  • Monitoring controls

  • Corrective action

  • Verification and review

  • Documentation and records

  • Producing safe food

  • Following procedures and policies and

  • Reporting problems


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

Exam Requirements

  • Photographic ID [ Passport / Driving Licence / National ID ]

  • PC/Laptop - PC or Laptop running Windows 7 or higher, or a Mac running iOS X or higher

  • Webcam

  • Smartphone running Android 4.1 or IOS 8.0 with camera / video functionality.

  • Good internet connection

  • Personal email address


  • Successful candidates receive a certificate from the Highfield Awarding Body for Compliance.

About Highfield - UK

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Highfield - UK

  • Offers UK regulated and international qualifications and accredit training programmes specifically designed for delivery outside of the UK.

  • Works with over 30,000 global employers, training providers and tutors

  • Qualifications are delivered to learners in 57 countries

  • Offers over 300 qualifications in a range of industry sectors

  • Has developed over 700 supporting trainer and learner support resources


Highfield is regulated by

  • Ofqual, Qualifications Wales, SQA Accreditation

  • The Council for the Curriculum Examinations and Assessment (CCEA) and

  • The Security Industry Authority (SIA)

  • In addition to this, Highfield Qualifications are also a government-regulated end-point assessment organisation (EPAO).

Highfield Certificate

  • Have very strong worldwide acceptance in the field of Food & Health Safety standards​

  • ​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 for better employment prospects & career growth in the Gulf countries! 

Highfield International Success Stories

Highfield works with the world’s most recognisable companies. A few of the companies are:

  • Dubai Corporation for Ambulance Services (DCAS)

  • Dubai Municipality

  • Salama Fikira

  • Americana Group

  • The Rotana Hotel Management Corporation

  • Khalifa University

  • Dubai Petroleum

  • Dubai Taxi Corporation

  • Emirates Transport

  • Emarat

  • Zayed University - Product Development

  • College of Tourism & Hotel Management (COTHM)

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