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Food Allergen Awareness Training

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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.

Is this course accredited and recognised? 

Yes, this 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. 

 CPD Accredited

How long will this course take me? 

Roughly 1 hour. But you don't have to do it all in one go. 

Who should take this course? 

This 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.

What happens if I don't pass? 

If you don't pass, we give you your money back. It's that simple. But don't worry, our experts are here to help you to succeed. We guarantee your success.

Course Topics

We build our courses so that you're able to better retain what you learn. This 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

Aims of the Training Course

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


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 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!

Additional information




30-45 mins

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