Highfield Level 2 Award in Food Allergen Awareness

Highfield Level 2 Award in Food Allergen Awareness

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Highfield Level 2 Award in Food Allergen Awareness

The Highfield Level 2 Award in Food Allergen Awareness Course is designed for food handlers and other staff involved in food preparation and service who work within the catering industry. It is designed to provide knowledge and understanding of food allergens and foods that commonly cause intolerances, 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.

Who are the Highfield Level 2 Award in Food Allergen Awareness for?

  • Staff or individuals who need to be aware of allergens in food
  • People undertaking this qualification must be 14 years of age, or above

What is in the Highfield Level 2 Award in Food Allergen Awareness syllabus?

  • Characteristics and consequences of food allergies and intolerances
  • Procedures for identifying and controlling contamination from allergenic ingredients
  • Procedures for the accurate communication of allergen information to consumers

How long does it take to complete the Highfield Level 2 Award in Food Allergen Awareness?

  • The Level 2 Award in Food Allergen Awareness takes ½ a day

What will be included in my Highfield Level 2 Award in Food Allergen Awareness?

  • Training to national standards
  • Manual for each person
  • Exam fees and certificate for each person on successful completion of the assessments

How is the Highfield Level 2 Award in Food Allergen Awareness assessed?

  • Multiple choice assessment
    • 15 questions
    • Pass mark is 9

How is the Highfield Level 2 Award in Food Allergen Awareness certificated, or accredited?

  • This course is an OFQUAL accredited qualification through Highfield Qualifications
  • Qualification Number 603/1396/1
  • On successfully completing the assessment all learners receive an A4 certificate from Highfield Qualifications

How do I renew my Highfield Level 2 Award in Food Allergen Awareness?

  • There is no formal expiry on the Food Allergen Awareness Course
  • Like other health and safety topics, there is a requirement that staff are kept up to date with any changes in legislation or best practice and undergo CPD

What routes for progression are there after my Highfield Level 2 Award in Food Allergen Awareness?

Booking an onsite course:

To enquire about an onsite course for your staff, please either call our head office, 01473 551911, or one of our local offices, or fill in the enquiry form below