HABC/MCA Food Safety Level 2 (Webinar or Classroom)

This course is presented by The Superyacht Culinary Academy, an accredited Highfield Qualifications training centre.  The Highfield Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering has been developed and is awarded by Highfield Qualifications and sits on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF). The RQF is a qualification framework regulated by Ofqual.

Under the MLC minimum requirements regulations, all Yacht Chefs and anyone handling food in the galley, Steward/esses and any crew handling or serving food are to be suitably qualified in Food Hygiene. Level II Food Safety is the minimum acceptable level for any crew processing or handling food on board.

* Please note that online courses are no longer accepted by MCA enforced vessels.

The Food Health Safety Level II that is offered in accordance with SYCA is awarded by Highfield and is recognised by the MCA.

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The objective of this qualification is to prepare interior crew for employment on yachts, or to support a role in the food handling and catering. The objective of this qualification is to ensure that persons who are or will be employed in a food business, are provided with the knowledge and skills necessary to produce safe food. The Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering (QCF) is a qualification required by all interior staff working on leisure yachts and those who are preparing to work in the leisure yachting industry.

Microbiological hazards (bacteria)
Spoilage and preservation
Food poisoning and its control
Contamination hazards and controls
Food handlers and personal hygiene
Food premises and equipment
Food pests and control
Cleaning and disinfection
Food safety and law enforcement.

Experience requirement:
Food safety level 1 equivalent or previous culinary training/experience

Start \ End times:
09h00 – 15h00 (Estimated)

7/8 hours 

Webinar format (during COVID-19 lockdown or classroom) 

Lunch, online training manual, course materials.


This certificate is on the approved list of MCA (Maritime Coastguard Agency) accredited Food Safety courses – 603/2033/3 Highfield Award in Food Safety in Catering (RQF) Highfield Qualifications Level 2.

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Additional information

Cape Town

Saturday 20 July, Saturday 14 September, Saturday 12 October, Saturday 19 October, Saturday 9 November, Saturday 21 December


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