Health & Safety Short Courses

1HABC Level 1 Award in Health and Safety for Catering
This national award is aimed at people 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 in the workplace.

You will gain an understanding of the hazards specific to the workplace, such as fire procedures for you and your guests, necessary controls in the kitchen environment and the necessity of following company health and safety rules and procedures.

How long is the course?
This qualification is achieved by taking a half-day course.

How is the qualification assessed?
It is assessed by a multiple-choice examination, taking a maximum of 30 minutes to complete. You must answer at least 10 out of 15 questions correctly to successfully complete the qualification.

What next?
You may progress onto to further qualifications, such as:

HABC Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace
HABC Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering