Food Allergen Awareness Training
Discounts for bulk purchases:
10% discount on 10+ courses
20% discount on 50+ courses
It's essential that food handlers in retail and catering settings have an awareness of what food allergens are, how they can affect the safety of customers, and how they should communicate the right allergen information to those who need to know.
This online Food Allergen Awareness course will teach you how to comply with the UK's allergen laws, so you understand which foods commonly cause allergic reactions, how these should be labelled on food products under the EU Food Information for Consumers (FIC) Regulation, and how to ensure customers are provided with accurate information about the food they are purchasing.
This course is up to date with current allergen legislation in the UK and includes information on Natasha's Law, due to affect food businesses from 2021.
- Developed by food safety professionals
- Ensures compliance with the EU Food Information for Consumers (FIC) Regulation
- Accredited by CPD and endorsed by the Institute of Hospitality
- Fully online course and assessment with no time limits
- Full audio voiceover
- Approximate duration: 1-2 hours
- On completion, certificate is posted the next working day
This course is best suited for food handlers in catering and retail settings. The course is appropriate for workers at all levels, whether they prepare, handle, sell or serve food products.
On successful completion of the course you will be sent a quality assured certificate through the post the next working
day. This can be used to provide evidence for compliance and audit.
All of our courses are accredited by the CPD Certification Service as conforming
to universally accepted Continuing Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.
Additionally, this course is endorsed by the Institute of Hospitality as providing independently-evaluated, quality content that teaches good practice standards.
This certificate does not have an expiry date. However, based on industry best practice guidelines, the recommended renewal period for this training is 3 years. We will print this recommended renewal date on your certificate.
||Introduction to Food Allergens, Allergies and Anaphylaxis
||What is a food allergen, key definitions, coeliac disease, symptoms of an allergic reaction and anaphylaxis, food handler responsibilities, the 14 named food allergens, hidden allergens and case studies.
||Food Allergen Law and the Food Labelling Regulations
||General food safety legislation, the Food Information for Consumers (FIC) Regulation, food labelling regulations, prepacked foods, foods prepacked for direct sale (PPDS), Natasha's Law, loose foods, distance selling (takeaways), putting the law into practice, staff training, law enforcement and case studies.
||Preventing Allergenic Cross-Contamination
||HACCP, allergen policy, food deliveries and transportation, food storage, food preparation, food service, hand washing, cleaning the workplace and emergency situations.
The online assessment is taken on completion of the training material. You will be asked 20 multiple choice
questions with a pass mark of 90%.
The answers are marked automatically so you will instantly know whether you have
passed. If you don't pass don't worry! You can take the test as many times as you
need with no extra charge.