THE FOOD ALLERGEN AWARENESS COURSE
The Food Allergen Awareness is an entirely online course which offers learners a basic understanding of food allergen hazards and their associated risks to consumers health. The course has been designed to meet the allergen awareness requirements of the Food Information Regulations 2014.
The estimated duration of this course is 1.5 hours. Learners may log in and out of the system. Course progress is automatically saved.
Learners have 90 days access to the course materials from the date of registration. Learners receive individual login details and can access the course using any device, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
Course access ceases immediately following a successful final exam submission.
WHO REQUIRES THIS COURSE.
The Food Allergen Awareness course is suitable for the induction of new staff members or for development training of existing staff members. It will enable them to understand how allergens can affect the business in which they are working and their subsequent responsibilities.
The Food Information Regulations 2014 state that all staff in a food business whether in production or administration should receive basic allergen awareness training.
This course can also be used as a valuable part of a school, or other educational programme.
The Food Allergen Awareness course consists of 3 core units, concluded by a final exam:
UNIT 1 – CHARACTERISTICS AND CONSEQUENCES
UNIT 2 – IDENTIFICATION AND CONTROL
UNIT 3 – COMMUNICATION OF INFORMATION
By the end of the course learners should.
- Identify the common symptoms of allergic reactions and food intolerance.
- Recognise the importance of providing accurate allergen information and the potential implications of failing to provide correct information to consumers.
- Identify food allergen cross contamination hazards and controls at specific process steps from purchase to service.
- Identify methods of locating accurate allergen information.
- Identify common food allergens and foods commonly causing intolerance.
- Know common sources and vehicles of contamination, and appropriate hygiene controls that food handlers should follow to prevent allergenic contamination in catering businesses.
- Recognise how allergen information can be provided effectively.
HOW IT WORKS.
Click the ‘VIEW COURSES‘ (SIGN UP) button to select your course. You can view ‘MORE DETAILS‘ on all courses before you decide to purchase, such as the target market and certificate issued. We accept Individual or Multiple user registrations. Furthermore managers can purchase as an individual and then convert to a group at a later stage. We offer multiple learners discounts, which are applied straightaway to your purchase.
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You may begin training straightaway. Following payment you will receive 90 days access to the course materials. You will be logged into your course straightaway, and login details will instantly be sent to your email address.
Course access is 24/7. Indeed you may contact us by email 24 hours a day. The system will save your course progress automatically, therefore allowing you to leave and return to the course whenever you wish.
THE FINAL TEST.
The online final exam has a pass mark of 80%. It consists of 30 multiple choice questions. The final exam can be accessed straightaway after all of the course units have been completed. It does not have a time limit. Course units cannot be accessed during the final exam. As a result the integrity of the exam is maintained.
In the event of a fail, free resits are available. Learners may return to the course and review the content before resitting the exam.
The final certificate is instantly sent to your email address in PDF format, following a successful exam submission. Thereupon your course access will cease immediately. You will receive an on-screen message confirming your result.
In the case of multiple learner enrolments, Group Leaders will instantly receive a copy of their learners certificate. Therefore providing an instant record of learner achievement.
On successful completion of the course a high quality CPD Certified certificate will be sent to you immediately, by email. This can be used to provide evidence of your achievement for compliance and audit.
The certificate confirms that the course you have taken is recognised by the CPD Certification Service as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.
Our certificates have unique certificate numbers which can be verified.