Food Allergen in Catering Course – £55/person
The Food Allergen in Catering Course is recommended for everyone working in the catering industry, restaurants, take aways, coffe shops, etc.
The course is designed to provide knowledge and understanding of food allergens and foods that commonly cause intolerance, their characteristics and effects, the importance of effectively communicating information regarding allergenic ingredients to customers, and how staff can minimise the risk of cross-contamination from allergenic ingredients.
This course is aimed at food handlers and other staff involved in food preparation and service who work within the catering industry.
This 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.
How long will it take?
To complete the Food Allergen in Catering Course qualification learners should expect to undertake approx. 5 hours of learning in total.
Topics covered for the Food Allergen in Catering Course:
1. Understand the characteristics and consequences of food allergies and intolerance
2. Understand procedures for identifying and controlling contamination from allergenic ingredients
3. Understand procedures for the accurate communication of allergen information to consumers
4. Recognise how allergen information can be provided effectively
Assessment method and certification
This qualification is assessed by multiple-choice examination.
The examination for this qualification contains 15 questions that must be completed within 30 minutes. To achieve a pass, learners must demonstrate knowledge and understanding across the Food Allergen in Catering Course qualification syllabus and answer at least 9 out of 15 (60%) questions correctly.
Certificates for the successful candidates will be dispatched within 2 weeks from the course date – these will be issued by our awarding body Highfield.
For further guidance with regards to the legal aspect please visit the Food Agency website here.
New offer*: Organisations looking to book this course for groups of 6 or more, will be offered a 20% discount, please get in touch to discuss and get your quote and book a convenient date.
- 1.30pm -
- Course Starting
- Registration and main Topics
- 3.00-3.15pm -
- Afternoon Break
- 15 Minutes Break
- 5.00-5.15pm -
- Pre-examination recap
- 5.15-6.00pm -
- Exam Time
- Invigilation and Examination - 45 minutes
- 6.00pm -
- End of Course