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Food Allergy Awareness Training

Course Overview

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On average this
course contributes
1-2 hours
towards your CPD

The aim of this Food Allergy Awareness Training course is to raise understanding of the impact for those consumers who are allergic to a particular food or ingredient and how to ensure consumers are well informed about their food choices There is no known cure for a food allergy and consumers have to avoid the food or ingredient to prevent reactions to the allergenic food. For some only a trace of the allergenic food may be needed, symptoms can range from mild to serious and for some consumers can be life threatening.

This training will explore the practical things which need to be considered to keep consumers safe. A legal requirement through the Food Information Regulations requires accurate information about what's in food, for Pre packed food through accurate labelling and for loose or unwrapped food by providing correct information to consumers.

Course Details

Lesson Plan

The sections covered include:

  • What is a food allergy?
  • The impact on consumers
  • The requirements of the Food Information Regulations Labelling requirements for Pre packed food
  • Providing accurate information for consumers where loose or unwrapped food is served and sold
  • How to avoid cross contamination when preparing , storing , serving allergenic and non-allergenic foods

Target Audience

This food allergens awareness course is aimed at food handlers and anyone working in a role that involves contact with food, or the management of such people.


It is estimated that this module will take approximately 1-2 hours to complete (depending on learning speed). As an e-learning module you can complete this training in convenient stages. The system will record your progress throughout.


On completion of this course you will be able to download a Virtual College/Dialog certificate.

CPD Accreditation

The content of this course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.

What our customers have said

I have used the system before & it is very user friendly.
11/05/2016 LE
I liked the fact that the module narrated when it was the beginning of a new step. This helped me to retain the information.
08/05/2016 SM
That it wasn't just reading everything and there was a lot of interaction
03/04/2016 SH
It was all very enjoyable and I would highly recommend this organisation to anyone seeking similar training.
29/03/2016 TT
I liked the clicking for more info as I could guess what the info might be before being given the right information
12/02/2016 HH
Broke down a lot of information easily by reading it to you and by being able to click on things for more information
04/01/2016 LH
Its very easy to follow very well explained, I would recommend this course to others. It was also easy to memorize. Enjoyed doing this course
LG 06/08/2015
I liked learning about the facts of what I should know when a customer asks about the food sold. I found this useful, as I now know my responsibilities as an employee
DF 30/06/2015
I enjoyed doing the modules as they were well presented and very informative. The idea of downloading summary pages is excellent as these can be used as references when doing the test etc
SH 26/06/2015
Very easy to navigate and good feed-back along the way. Wish I could have been taught like this at school
LM 30/05/2015
I thought that having the characters talk through some of the points made it easier to remember the information
RL 15/05/2015

Cost and Discounts

£15 + VAT - This cost includes a self-printed certificate.

To receive a 50% discount, please fill in the short form below.

How it Works

The information below is specific to this particular course. If you would like a more general guide to how our purchasing and learning works please visit the Four Easy Steps page which should tell you all you need to know.

Alternatively; if you have a specific question or concern why not contact us directly ?


This is an online course, all the training will be taken through your browser window. There will be no face-to-face sessions with instructors nor will you receive any training material through the post. If you wish you may print out any page of the training material, and may also print the notes you took during the training.

You can also revisit the training material at any time, even after you have completed the course.


The material for this course has been broken down into several smaller lessons, each lesson dealing with a specific area of the overall subject.

The lesson consist of a series of pages in which an instructor will talk you through the lesson material at a pace that suits you. Pages may also include supporting pictures, graphs, animation or extra sounds to help with the learning where appropriate. Some lessons will include challenges/quizzes to help you keep in touch and interested in the material.

Lessons can be taken in any order and each lesson may be PAUSED and RESUMED at any stage. When all lessons in the course have been completed our system will realise and automatically record that you have successfully completed the course


This course is delivered fully online allowing you to learn at your own pace, however an average duration would be 1-2 hours.

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