Allergy Essentials

Course summary
Length: Flexible
Price: 200 GBP excl. VAT
Location: Distance
Next available date: Start anytime - Distance

Course Description

Online Course in Allergies for chefs and food-handlers

Allergy Essentials - flexible online course by e-Careers

Learn how to manage customer food allergies when working in the catering industry with this brief, cost-effective course from e-Careers. By completing this training module, students will have a good understanding of food allergies, the dangers they pose and how best to protect clients from an allergic reaction.

Suitability - Who should attend?

  • Anyone working in a food-handling environment.
  • Any employee involved in preparing food.
  • Agency or casual staff who need a very basic understanding of allergies.
  • Any individual wanting to learn about how food allergies are bet managed in the catering industry.
  • Anyone who is worried about feeding guests who may have food allergies.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Key Learning Points

Although a relatively short course, students will receive a full introduction to the risks posed by food allergies, along with practical advice on how best to serve customers affected by allergies.

Students will be taught about:

  • Common food allergies, their causes and management.
  • The difference between a food allergy and a food intolerance.
  • Coeliac disease and foods that trigger it.
  • Food labelling and how to present diners with the information they need to make informed decisions when ordering.

Once the course has been completed, learners will sit a short test to ensure they have properly understood the topic and earn their certificate of completion.


The cost of this online training course is £200 per participant. This gives you access to the course content, the learning platform and tutor support for 12 months.

Provider: E-Careers

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