Introduction to Allergens (e learning)

£18.00

Learner details

Food allergies and intolerances are at the top of many food businesses watch lists, and yet it seems the latest high-profile allergen cases are never far from news headlines.

It is important that anyone working in the food industry is aware of allergens and the steps that should be taken to effectively manage and control the risk of allergens.

PDF icon Introduction to Allergens Fact Sheet.pdf

Description

  • Meets the entry requirements for Allergy UK’s Allergy Aware Scheme
  • Accredited by Allergy UK
  • Compatible with desktop, laptop and tablet devices
  • PDF certificate available immediately on completion
  • Accredited by Highfield Qualifications, the UK’s Awarding Organisation of the Year 2018

This food allergy awareness training course is designed to provide food handlers, or those with responsibility for managing food handlers, with an awareness around the controls and legal responsibilities when it comes to the 14 regulated allergens.

Food businesses have a legal responsibility to ensure that the food they manufacture, produce, sell or serve is safe for the consumer to eat.

The course is accredited by Allergy UK and meets all entry requirements for recognition on their Allergy Aware Scheme.

Course Content

  • Introduction to food allergens
  • Allergies, intolerances and coeliac disease
  • Symptoms of allergic reactions and how to respond
  • Allergens legislation
  • Food labelling requirements
  • The 14 regulated allergens
  • ‘Free from’ claims
  • Managing allergens from purchase to service
  • Providing allergen information to customers

Why should I choose this course?

Highfield e-learning’s Introduction to Allergens training course is suitable for food handlers and managers working with food types. From production and manufacturing through to the sale and serving of food, the course will provide an awareness of best practice when it comes to allergens and their control.

It also meets the entry requirements for catering businesses looking to join the Allergy Aware Scheme run by Allergy UK.

Accreditation

The course is accredited by Allergy UK. Allergy UK is the leading national charity providing support, advice and information for those living with allergic disease. Allergy UK also runs the Allergy Aware Scheme, an opportunity for catering outlets to demonstrate their commitment to safeguarding those with food allergies.