Course Title Food Allergen Awareness
Level: Level 2
Code BS69

Overview of the Course

About the programme

Under the Food Information Regulations 2014, food business operators have a legal responsibility to provide complete and correct food allergen information to customers. These regulations apply to all catering and retail businesses that serve or sell loose foods.

Why is this qualification important?

Developing food allergen awareness is key to complying with the Food Information Regulations 2014 and improving business. Customers need to be confident that the information provided is complete and correct and the food that is served or sold is safe to

Course Content

The Food Allergen Awareness has been designed to help food handlers to:

  • understand the impact of food allergy and intolerance
  • identify, manage and control the risks associated with food allergens
  • apply the principles of practical allergen management to develop good practice in the workplace
  • provide allergen information, with confidence.

Who needs this qualification?

Everyone who prepares, serves or sells food in any type of food business needs to:

  • be fully aware of the foods that may trigger an allergic reaction and
  • know what precautions need to be taken to ensure that customers do not eat a food that they are trying to avoid.

Learning outcomes

  • understand the requirement to provide food information for consumers
  • understand the importance of practical allergen management
  • understand how to provide complete and correct allergen information to consumers

Benefits for learners

  • relevant to the workplace
  • enhance skills and knowledge
  • assist in career development

Benefits for employers

  • improve skills and knowledge of workforce
  • develop and maintain best practice
  • reduce risk
  • ensure compliance

Entry Requirements

It is recommended that the delegate has completed the Food Safety Level 2 Award


Certificate of Development


Start Date(s) Day Time Cost Duration Subsidised? Location
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