Food Allergy
Awareness Training

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Food Handlers and their employers have a legal duty to manage Food Safety. Get your Food Safety Training Level 2 Catering certification today.

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Food Allergy Awareness Training Same Day Online Certificate

In recent times, Food Allergy Awareness is becoming more important, particularly if you work in the service industry, or no matter where you work or even live! Every year, the number of people with allergies is increasing, and it occurs when the body’s immune system reacts to a usually harmless substance as though it is harmful. So, by having Our CPD, IIRSM & Gatehouse Awards Approved Food Allergen Awareness Training, you will be able to learn what are potential allergens and why they can be harmful. Lastly, you can explain the difference between general allergies, food allergies, and food intolerances. However, most sufferers come from families that have a history of allergies, or related problems. Have this training to learn and be aware of the food allergens!

It is really critical to find that everyone responsible for preparing, handling, and packaging food is fully aware of what could trigger an allergic reaction, and understands the precautions for it. Food that might be perfectly safe for one person to eat may also be harmful to another, resulting in allergic reactions that can range from mild to life-threatening. Our Food Allergy Awareness Training will train those who are working within the food industry and for individuals. Having, this course, they will be able to explain the differences between food allergy, food intolerance, anaphylaxis, and coeliac disease, able to find their common symptoms; learn the fourteen names of food allergens, and know the legal responsibilities of food handlers in regard to allergen! 


  • •   Course is CPD Approved
  • •   Endorsed by the Institute of Hospitality
  • •   Accredited by CPD, IIRSM, Gatehouse Award
  • •   Same day certificate
  • •   Meets UK and EU legal requirements for food handlers
  • •   Low Cost £25 plus vat
  • •   Stay Safe Stay Legal
  • •   One-on-One tutor led
  • •   Developed by qualified Health & Safety professionals

Course Covers

  • •  Food Intolerance and Allergens: the Basics
  • •  Food Intolerances – Causes and Symptoms
  • •  Allergies – Causes and Symptoms
  • •  Allergen Facts
  • •   Prevention of Contamination
  • •  Food Allergens and the Law
  • •  Food Allergens – Practical Steps
  • •  Allergen Information for Consumers
  • •  Internal Monitoring and Review
  • • External Monitoring and Review

Typical environments may include

  • •   Pubs, hotels, restaurants
  • •   Food and drink manufacturers
  • •   Hospitals
  • •   Care homes
  • •   Supermarkets and retail environments
  • •   Schools

Please note once you have successfully completed the course you can print off your certificate for compliance and audit purposes.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Who should receive training in allergen awareness?
Food business operators must make sure that staff receive training on managing allergens effectively. Your staff should: know the procedures when asked to provide allergen information. be trained to accurately handle allergen information requests.
What is the objective of allergen training?
The purpose of this course is to teach you important information about managing food allergens in your work environment and help you to understand your role in keeping allergic consumers safe. Who Should Take the Course? Any member of the foodservice or retail industry should take this course.

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