Food Allergen Awareness

Food Allergen Awareness


The Course

This online Food Allergen Awareness training course is designed to provide useful, clear and practical information to help food handlers increase their knowledge, identify allergens and recognise the importance of ensuring foods are labelled correctly in order to keep customers safe.

Food allergies and intolerances can cause severe adverse reactions and, as a food handler, you have a legal responsibility to ensure that the food you serve is safe to eat. This course helps you to understand your responsibilities, including those to ensure that food packaging and menus are labelled correctly in regards to the allergens they contain, as defined by the newly enforced EU Food Information to Consumers Regulations.


Aims of the Training

The objectives of this course are to raise awareness of food allergens and the potential risk to the consumer. By the end of this course, learners will be able to:

  • 1) Identify common food allergens and the symptoms of an allergic reaction.
  • 2) Recognise and explain the risks associated with food allergies and food intolerance.
  • 3) Demonstrate practical procedures which control the risk of allergen contamination in food.
  • 4) Describe the legal responsibilities of food businesses and food handlers regarding the control of allergen contamination.


Who Should Take This Food Allergen Awareness Training?

This course is suitable for food handlers of all levels, including those in a managerial position, a full­time, part­time or voluntary role. Anyone who handles food has a responsibility to ensure that it is safe to eat for the consumer. This includes ensuring that they are fully up­to­date with knowledge of food allergens, including how to identify and control them.


How do you complete your training?

Complete the Food Allergen Awareness course ( ) online and print your copy of your result Certificate.

The Certificate will be confirmed from our end to ensure full compliance, which may take up-to three working days.

Once the Certificate is issued you can print it from the "My Purchases, Results & Certificates" Menu.


What do you get when you finish this course?

Your Food Allergen Awareness Certificate.

The certificate you can print out after your assessment.


All course material is available for 3 months after the purchase date.

For this month only, this course costs 20€ instead of 25€ as it is a new course.



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