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Care Certificate - Equality and Diversity


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Course Overview

This food allergy awareness training 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.

Course Content

  • 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 Duration

The course will typically take 2 to 3 hours to complete, however as this allergy training is hosted online, learners can complete each module at a time and pace to suit them.


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