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Allergen Awareness will focus on allergies and how and why they occur. Allergens are usually harmless substances that appear as harmful in your body. This causes an allergy. If you want to further your understanding of allergens, this course is a great one to get started on. You will learn about the different allergies and intolerances with special focus given to 14 named allergens. You will gain a thorough understanding of food allergen laws and why it is important to follow the proper protocols. There are consequences for not following food laws and businesses should be fully aware of them. There are studies that indicate allergies in people are increasing and thus, it is vital that food establishments have implemented the proper health and safety measures to ensure people who are allergic to certain foods are safe from harm.
There are key modules explored in this course to give you an understanding of how to minimise the risk of allergies. You will learn of the correct protocols to follow in your food business, understand how contamination occurs and learn why personal hygiene is essential in your workers. The food premises and equipment must be kept clean at all times.
Allergen Awareness features practical advice and guidance on reducing cross contamination and the proper methods to report and deal with emergency situations. This is a CPD certified & RoSPA approved course which demonstrates to potential employers that you are continually developing yourself, and will make you a desirable candidate in the service industry.
Why You Should Consider Taking this Course at 1Training?
1Training is a leading online provider for several accrediting bodies, and provides learners the opportunity to take this exclusive course awarded by CPD & RoSPA. At 1Training, we give our fullest attention to our learners’ needs and ensure they have the necessary information required to proceed with the Course. Learners who register will be given excellent support, discounts for future purchases and be eligible for a TOTUM Discount card and Student ID card with amazing offers and access to retail stores, the library, cinemas, gym memberships and their favourite restaurants.
Suitability - Who should attend?
Who is this for?
This course is recommended for,
- Restaurant Supervisors
- Restaurant Managers
- Food and Beverage Managers
- Anyone working within the food industry
- Businesses that want to train their staff on allergen awareness
- Learners should be over the age of 16, and have a basic understanding of English, ICT and numeracy.
- A sound educational background is recommended
Outcome / Qualification etc.
Upon the successful completion of the course, you will be awarded multiple Certificates for ‘Allergen Awareness’ by CPD & RoSPA.
CPD is a leading awarding body in the United Kingdom that meets an excellent standard of high quality education. CPD is committed towards the enhancement of proficiency and personal skills in order to develop learners’ skills and abilities. CPD ensures that both practical and academic qualifications assist individuals to re-skill or up-skill and maintain a competitive advantage in their chosen industry.
The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) is a highly recognised vocational qualification for learners and employers who want to improve the competence of the workforce and ensure greater credibility for the organisation. The qualification is regulated and customised to meet the needs of the learner and employer.
Training Course Content
- Have an overview of general allergies, food allergies and food intolerance
- Learn about food additives and how it can trigger allergic reactions
- Have a detailed look at symptoms of food allergies
- Learn practical steps to reduce the risk from allergens
1: Food Intolerance and Allergens: the Basics
2: Food Intolerances - Causes and Symptoms
3: Allergies - Causes and Symptoms
4: Allergen Facts
5: Food Allergens and the Law
6: Food Allergens - Practical Steps
7: Allergen Information for Consumers
8: Internal Monitoring and Review
9: External Monitoring and Review
The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course. The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lessons at any time.
Career Path & Progression
The Certificate in Allergen Awareness will improve your candidature for a number of jobs in the food and beverage industry. You can use this qualification to study more courses from the Health and Safety Suite that would make for great follow ups, and progress to courses that compliment this course such as the Food Safety Level 2 course which is an excellent step to gain knowledge as a valuable skillset on your resume. Supervisors and Managers can progress to HACCP Level 2 course that provides an in-depth introduction to Hazard Analysis. You can demand for a salary increment or job promotion from your employer. Given below are job titles you can land, along with the average UK salary per annum
- Restaurant Managers – £50,000 (Approximately)
- Restaurant Supervisors – £46,000 (Approximately)
- Food and Beverage Managers – £55,000 (Approximately)
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