Food Allergens Training

£69 + VAT

  • 3 hours high quality instructor-led training
  • A more in-depth course for food allergens
  • Course materials, exam fee and refreshments included
  • At your premises in England only
  • Minimum 5 attendees
  • Fully accredited certificate

Places available

Need training delivered to you?

We can offer exceptional deals on in-house/on-site training at a location of your choice for a number of your staff. Enquire to learn about our offers.


Introduction to Allergens

This course has been approved by Allergy UK as meeting the standards required to become a part of the Allergy Aware Scheme.
Food allergies and intolerances are at the top of many food businesses watch lists, and yet high-profile allergen cases are never far from the news headlines. It is important that anyone working in the food industry is aware of allergens, and the steps that should be taken to effectively manage and control the risk of allergens.

The Course

This course is an ideal introduction to allergens, whether for experienced food handlers and supervisors or people new to working in an environment where food is stored, prepared, cooked or handled.

Areas Covered

  • 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

Who Is It Aimed At?

Ideal for employee inductions and any worker who has any responsibility for storing, preparing, cooking or serving food.


No prior knowledge needed

How long will it take?

To complete this qualification learners should expect to undertake 3 hours of learning in total.

Topics covered

The qualification 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.

Assessment method

This qualification is assessed by multiple-choice examination.

Additional information

Need training delivered to you

We can offer Food Allergen course in-house at a location of your choice for number of your staff. Please contact us for more information.

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