Understanding Food Allergens – Level 2

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Why study this course?

This course is aimed at food handlers and other staff involved in food preparation and service who work within the catering industry or are looking to work within the catering industry.

Course content

It is designed to provide knowledge and understanding of food allergens and foods that commonly cause intolerances, their characteristics and effects, the importance of effectively communicating information regarding allergenic ingredients to customers, and how staff can minimise the risk of cross-contamination from allergenic ingredients.

Entry requirements

Learners should have a minimum of level 1 in English and maths or equivalent.


Writing materials.

Day, time and duration

Tuesday 18:00-21:00

3 weeks

Days and times are subject to change.

Start date

  • Tuesday 4th October

Exams will be held after the 4 weeks ends

Days and dates are subject to change.




Funding your course

If you are unemployed or in receipt of a low wage or benefits, this course may be free

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