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Level 2 Award in Food Allergen Awareness

Individuals who work with food have a responsibility for safeguarding the health of consumers and ensuring that the food they serve or sell is perfectly safe to eat.

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Course Summary

Subject Area: Health and Safety
Adult and Community
Location: Ilkeston
Full Time or Part Time: PT
Level: 2
Number Of Years: 1
Interview Required?: N
Weeks: 1
Hours: 4.00
Start: Flexible
Tuition: £75

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Course Information for Students

Validated by Highfield Qualifications, this course is aimed at helping delegates build their awareness of common food allergens that exist in a catering environment. It also highlights the controls that can be implemented to minimise the risk of serving allergenically contaminated food.

The qualification is supported by Allergy UK, who regard it as suitable staff training for catering outlets that wish to apply for their Allergy Aware Scheme.

There is no entry requirements for this course.

• Common food allergens and intolerances

• Characteristics and effects of allergens

• Minimising cross-contamination in a catering environment

• Effective allergen communication in a catering environment

You will learn on-site.

You could progress onto the Level 3 Food Allergen course with us. 

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Career Information

This course could lead to one of these careers...

Catering and Bar Managers


Catering and Bar Managers

Publicans and Managers of Licensed Premises


Publicans and Managers of Licensed Premises








Leisure and Travel Service Occupations


Leisure and Travel Service Occupations

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Course Information Last Updated On: November 1, 2023 1:41 pm