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- Interactive e-learning content
- Comprehensive textbook
- Live webinar with a subject matter expert
- Tutor support 7 days a week
- Mock online exam with feedback
- Gain an Ofqual regulated qualification with remote online invigilation
Only £75 per person. Reduce costs and get your team learning together with our discounted group lessons. A cohort with 5-10 candidates is £70 per person. More than 10 is £65 person.
The cost to deliver a course on-site at your premises or chosen venue for up 15 candidates is £495, plus £20 per person for certification.
Average cost on a course with 15 candidates is only £53 per person.
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Course Overview and Benefits
This accredited 5-hour course in food allergen awareness and control is essential training for anyone who prepares, serves or sells food in a catering environment. The content has been developed by subject matter experts and provides candidates with a comprehensive understanding in how to identify and control allergenic hazards and comply with current food safety legislation. Candidates will also gain important knowledge about the differences between food allergy, food intolerance and coeliac disease.
Poor communication about allergens in food and drink is a contributory factor in most allergic reactions outside the home. This course explains step by step the right way to communicate accurate allergen information to those who need to know. Candidates will also gain knowledge in how to comply with additional allergen labelling requirements that will apply to food businesses from 1 October 2021 for Prepacked for Direct Sale (PPDS) food products.
- An introduction to food allergy, food intolerance and coeliac disease
- Food allergy case studies
- Common food allergies
- Hidden allergens in food
- Food allergens and the law
- Labelling requirements for prepacked for direct sale (PPDS)
- Allergenic hazards and control from supplier to service
- Dealing with ‘free from’ allergen request
The assessment method is a 30 minute multiple-choice examination, consisting of 15 questions. To pass the candidate must correctly answer 9 or more questions.
A Highfield Level 2 Award in Food Allergen Awareness and Control in Catering certificate is awarded upon successful completion of the exam.
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The level 2 award in food safety can be delivered across the UK, including: London (Park Royal and Central London),Buckinghamshire (Milton Keynes), Bedfordshire (Leighton Buzzard, Luton), Middlesex (Slough), Northamptonshire (Corby), Rutland, Derbyshire, Warwickshire (Banbury), Birmingham, Berkshire (Reading), Essex (Basildon), Surrey (Farnham), Lincolnshire (Spalding), Staffordshire, Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire, Oxfordshire and Kent.