Food Allergen Awareness Training

Intellelearn Ltd
Course summary
30-45 minutes
10 GBP excl. VAT
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Course description

Food Allergen Awareness Training

This Intellelearn Food Allergen Awareness course will teach you more about the foods that commonly trigger allergic reactions. You will develop your understanding of the legal responsibilities of a food handler in regards to allergen labelling and declaring which allergens are present in your food products.

This course applies to everyone working in a kitchen, those who work in food manufacturing and for all catering and hospitality services, taking you through the different food intolerances and their main causes and symptoms. You will also learn some key facts and statistics surrounding food allergen safety.

On successful completion, you will have an excellent understanding of the different types of food allergens and intolerances and their causes and symptoms, as well as in-depth knowledge of the fundamental procedures for internal and external monitoring.

Suitability - Who should attend?

This Food Allergen Awareness course is recommended for employees of all levels in food catering, retail or manufacturing businesses. This course is also very popular in schools as it provides an excellent foundation for people of all ages of the impact of food allergens.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Is this course accredited and recognised?

Yes, this Food Allergen Awareness course is fully approved by both IIRSM and CPD. Employers universally accept this qualification. You will be able to instantly download and print your certificate as soon as you successfully complete the course.

Programme Outcomes

By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Identify the 14 allergenic ingredients that must be declared in food products
  • Be aware of the common symptoms of allergic reactions
  • Have knowledge of the legal responsibilities of food handlers in regards to allergen labelling and declaration
  • Understand the differences between food allergies, food intolerance, anaphylaxis and coeliac disease
  • Explain the appropriate actions to take to minimise the risk of allergen contamination
  • Consider the different kinds of allergens that may be found in certain types of cuisine

Training Course Content

We build our courses so that you're able to better retain what you learn. This Food Allergen Awareness course is divided into four easy to follow interactive modules and includes a multiple-choice test at the end. The course covers the following:

  • Introduction to Allergens
  • Allergens and the Law
  • Controlling Allergenic Contamination: Ingredients
  • Controlling Allergenic Contamination: Hygiene

Course delivery details


This Food Allergen Awareness Training course is accessed through a dedicated learner portal, and you will be provided with the easy to use login details. The course is divided into bite-sized modules with a short quiz at the end of each. Once you have progressed through each of the modules, you can access a Test which consists of multiple-choice questions based on the material that you have studied.

Once you have passed the course, you can instantly download and print your certificate.


We are dedicated to helping you succeed. Our Food Allergen Awareness course includes dedicated tutor support and they are available to provide you with unlimited online email support to help answer any questions that you may have whilst you are studying the course. Remember: your success is our success!

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Rated Excellent by CPD

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Intellelearn Ltd

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12, Spire Hollin
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Average rating 4.8

Based on 17 reviews.

Shirley w.
The allergen course was very interesting and made me aware of all the different kinds of allergies that there is
Just completed allergens course ... very informative, very interesting and very user friendly...would recommend
Just completed allergens course ... very informative, very interesting and very user friendly...would recommend
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