Allergen Awareness – Online Training

£27.50 + VAT

This course covers general allergies, food allergies and food intolerances and explains the differences between them. It covers the 14 allergens controlled by legislation along with food additives and how they can trigger allergic reactions. It takes a detailed look at the symptoms of food allergies and takes in the wider picture discussing the current theories of why rates are increasing. It then finishes off by covering practical steps that can be taken to reduce the risk from allergens and also what steps can be taken both internally and externally to monitor the control measures.

CPD Units: 3
Approved By: CPD & RoSPA
Duration: 100 mins*

*Note: Course Duration is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off. It does not account in any way for loading time or thinking time on the questions.

Description

The training of your staff is a factor that plays heavily on the overall success of your business. Staff, having received the proper training can conduct their work in a more efficient and safe manner, leading to fewer incidents that can disrupt your operations causing a potential slowing or halt in your revenue generation. Online training is a flexible, efficient, and effective method of training meaning the candidate can progress through the modules at their own pace and in their own time, so they can fit the training in around their work and personal lives.

An allergic reaction occurs when an individual with an allergy encounters their allergic trigger, and their body reacts to usually harmless substances as if they were harmful. Every year, the number of people with allergies is increasing, therefore, placing yourself or an employee on this allergen awareness online course will instruct your business in the proper identification and actions needed to prevent a guest from undergoing an allergic reaction.

Undertaking this allergen awareness online course will grant the participant and understanding of:

  • Food allergies and intolerances, and what the difference is.
  • The 14 allergens controlled by legislation along with food additives and how they can trigger an allergic reaction.
  • What symptoms show when someone is having an allergic reaction.
  • What practical steps can be taken to reduce the risk from allergens.
  • What steps can be taken both internally and externally to monitor the control measures.

Gain a competitive advantage by investing in your staff and ensuring that you consistently demonstrate to the public your commitment to maintain a safe and healthy environment within your business.

This course is accredited by CPD, Gatehouse Awards, Institute of Hospitality & IIRSM, meaning that this course meets the rigorous standards set by these leading bodies.

 

Course related to this one:

For our Level 1 Food Safety – Catering online training (click here)

For our Level 2 Food Safety – Catering online training (click here)

For our Achieving Food Hygiene Rating Level 5 online training (click here)

 

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