Is this course right for me?
This course is designed to provide knowledge and understanding of food allergens and foods commonly causing intolerances, their characteristics and effects, the importance of effectively communicating information to customers and how staff can minimize the risk of cross-contamination from allergenic ingredients.
It is advised that learners have a minimum of Level 1 in English and Maths or equivalent
The course is delivered by a taught session and group work.
This qualification is assessed by an end-of-course 15 question multiple choice exam paper. The pass mark for the paper is 9 out of 15 questions correct (60%).
Individuals achieving this qualification may wish to progress on to other food safety and allergens related qualifications, such as Highfield Level 3 Award in Food Allergen Management in Catering and the Highfield Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering.