Highfield Level 2 Award in Food Allergen Awareness in Catering

Under the Food Information Regulations 2014, food business operators have a legal responsibility to provide complete and correct food allergen information to customers. These regulations apply to all catering and retail businesses that serve or sell loose foods.

Who is this qualification for?

The qualification is aimed at food handlers and other staff involved in food preparation and service who work within the catering industry.

How long will it take?

To complete this qualification learners should expect to undertake 5 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 achieved by attending a 5 hour course and assessed by multiple-choice examination.

This qualification is supported by Allergy UK, who regard it as suitable staff training for catering outlets that wish to apply for their Allergy Aware Scheme.

Food Safety Training
Course Rating:
5/5

Skill Level
Intermediate

Who is it aimed at?
The qualification is aimed at food handlers and other staff involved in food preparation and service who work within the catering industry.

Accreditation
The learner will receive an accredited certificate following an assessment.

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