This National Award is aimed at learners working in catering and those who are preparing to start working in the industry. It focuses on the importance of maintaining health and safety in the catering and hospitality sector, the cause of accidents (e.g. slippery floors), the use of chemicals and the risks of fooling around will be understood.
The qualification will allow learners to understand the hazards specific to their workplace such as fire procedures for themselves and guests, necessary controls in the kitchen environment and the necessity of following company health and safety rules and procedures.
How long will it take me to achieve this qualification?
This qualification is usually achieved by taking a half-day course.
How is the qualification assessed?
Through a 30 minute, 15-question multiple-choice examination.
Learners must achieve a score of at least 10 out of 15 in order to pass.
Learners achieving this qualification are able to progress to further
qualifications, such as:
Where can this course be taken?
Through any HABC approved training center.