The Level 2 Award in Principles of HACCP is designed for those working or preparing to work in food businesses where a food safety management system based on Codex HACCP principles is implemented. It will help anyone in a catering or manufacturing setting to understand the principles and purpose of HACCP and be able to apply it correctly in their own workplace.

This one-day qualification is particularly useful for those involved in the implementation and maintenance of HACCP-based systems, as well as those who are, or intend to become, members of HACCP teams. It meets the requirement for training on the application of HACCP principles under Regulation (EC) NO. 852/2004 on the hygiene of foodstuffs.

Outline programme

Successful completion of the training programme and assessment will enable candidates to develop a knowledge and understanding of:

  • the purpose of a HACCP system
  • the features and terminology of HACCP
  • how a HACCP system is applied in the workplace.

Qualification information

 Duration: one-day programme
Assessment method: multiple-choice examination (30 questions)
Ofqual accredited: No
QCF units: A/601/2631

Pre-requisite: None
Recommended progression: CIEH Level 3 Award in HACCP for Food Manufacturing/in Catering


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