Level 1/2 Award Food and Catering

We will not be offering our Level 1/2 Awards after 2019.

The last exams for learners taking this qualification will be in the June 2019 series.

  • Teaching from: September 2017
  • Exams from: June 2019
  • Specification code: 3725
  • QAN code: 603/0517/4

Our Level 1/2 Award in Food and Catering is designed to give young learners a hands-on introduction to life and work in the catering industry.

Learners will develop, practice and demonstrate key food preparation skills, making a variety of food products. They’ll learn how to scale up production to produce larger quantities suitable for a commercial setting and get to demonstrate their skills through two internally assessed projects.

This qualification is not included in 2019 performance tables.


Specification at a glance

Past papers and mark schemes

Teaching resources


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Email: dandt@aqa.org.uk