HABC Level 3 Award in HACCP for Food Catering (RQF) (HSE)

The Highfield Level 3 Award in HACCP for Catering (RQF) is aimed at those responsible for assisting in
the development and maintenance of HACCP (hazard analysis and critical control point) systems in a
catering environment. It is suitable for learners who are already working in a catering who have
knowledge of food safety, hazards and controls and also for those owning or managing smaller food


The objective of the qualification is to provide learners with knowledge to implement an appropriate
food safety management system based on HACCP principles.
HACCP is regarded by the Foods Standards Agency as being important to maintaining good practice in
the production of safe food.

Entry Requirement:

There are no prerequisites for this qualification, although it is recommended that learners already hold a Level 3 Award in Food Safety Catering or equivalent, have knowledge of food safety hazards and their controls and have a minimum of Level 2 in literacy/English or equivalent.

Guidance on Assessment:

This qualification is assessed by multiple-choice examination, containing 30 questions, that must be completed within 60 minutes. Successful learners will have to demonstrate knowledge across the unit content and correctly answer 18 questions or more to achieve a pass and 24 questions to achieve a distinction. Completed examination papers should be returned to Highfield Qualifications for marking. Results will then be provided to the centre afterwards.

Progression Opportunities:

Individuals achieving this qualification can progress onto the: • Highfield Level 4 Award in HACCP for Management (CODEX Principles)

Duration: 15 hours
Category: HSE Course
Oil & GaS; Aviation & Maritime; Hospitality & Tourism; Government Hospitality & Tourism; Food Production & Catering; Manufacturing
Food Safety
15 Hours

Date: 23 – 25 February 2020 (Sunday to Tuesday class, 8AM – 2PM)


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