Our Highfield Introduction to Allergens E-learning course is designed to provide food handlers, or those with responsibility for managing food handlers, with an awareness around the controls and legal responsibilities when it comes to the 14 regulated allergens.
Food businesses have a legal responsibility to ensure that the food they manufacture, produce, sell or serve is safe for the consumer to eat.
The course is accredited by Allergy UK and meets all entry requirements for recognition on their Allergy Aware Scheme.
Who is this course for?
The Highfield Introduction to Allergens E-learning Course is for anyone responsible for the purchase, delivery, production and serving of food in the catering industry. The course can also be used as part of the on programme element of the new apprenticeship standards, and can support the knowledge, skills and behaviours apprentices need to effectively integrate into the workplace.
- Introduction to food allergens, allergies, intolerances and coeliac disease,
- Symptoms of allergic reactions and how to respond,
- The 14 major allergens,
- Allergens legislation + food labelling requirements,
- ‘Free from’ claims,
- Managing allergens,
- Providing allergen information to customers.
Typical Course Duration
1 – 2 hours
Course Assessment and Certification
The Introduction to Allergens course is assessed by multiple-choice questions.
This e-learning course will provide you with a Highfield Certificate of completion, which is downloadable upon successfully finishing the course.