Highfield Level 2 Award in Food Allergen Awareness and Control in Catering

Highfield Level 2 Award in Food Allergen Awareness and Control in Catering

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Highfield Level 2 Award in Food Allergen Awareness and Control in Catering

Highfield Level 2 Award in Food Allergen Awareness and Control in Catering is aimed at food handlers and other staff involved in food preparation and service who work within the catering industry. The course is designed to provide knowledge and understanding of food allergens, 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 is the Course For?

  • The qualification Highfield Level 2 Award in Food Allergen Awareness and Control in Catering 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.

Course Syllabus

  • 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

Course Prerequisites

It is advised that learners have a minimum of level 1 in English and maths or equivalent. This qualification is approved for delivery to learners aged 14+

Course Duration

Contact Hours: 4

Good Skills Training normally deliver this course 09:00 – 13:15

Awarding Body or Accreditation

OFQUAL regulated qualification through Highfield Qualifications

Qualification Code

603/1396/1 

Delivery Type

Face-to-Face

Assessment Method

Multiple choice exam paper

Maximum Learners Per Tutor

The Highfield Level 2 Award in Food Allergen Awareness and Control in Catering Course has a maximum ratio of 20:1

Re-Qualification

As with all food safety training, it is a requirement that all staff handling food keep their knowledge current. It is recommended that people undertake refresher training every 3-years as a best practice.

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 by clicking here