Level 2 Allergy Awareness for those Working in the Service Sector

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About this course

The qualification is suitable for a wide range of learners who wish to develop their knowledge and understanding of allergy awareness. It is designed for those who wish to understand allergies, the causes of allergies and what to do in case of an allergic reaction and those who work in the service sector.

⚡️  Free of charge - this course is fully-funded by the government as long as you've lived in the UK for three years and are aged 19+

💻  Start this course as soon as you're ready - no need to wait for a new term to begin

👨🏻‍🎓  Nationally-recognised and accredited qualification

👍🏽  Get support from our in-house team at Farnborough College of Technology

📆  Option to complete the course faster by putting in extra time

🧾  Boost your CV and job applications straight away

⭐️  Option to pay for the course if you're not eligible for fully-funded option

You will be provided with the learning materials either online and you will have the support of a knowledgeable assessor who will give you guidance and feedback on the course as you complete it. This course takes between 2 to 6 months to complete.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this course then please contact us by phone on 01252 40 55 55 or message us.

Studies Include

What modules are covered?

This course is split into three manageable units:

Unit 1: Allergens, allergies and intolerances (MANDATORY)

  • Section 1: Understand food allergens, allergies and intolerances.
  • Section 2: Know the methods for allergy diagnosis and treatment.
  • Section 3: Know the methods for intolerance diagnosis and treatment.

Unit 1 Summary:

In this unit, you will learn the background knowledge behind allergies, allergens and intolerances. They will also gain an understanding of how allergies and intolerances are diagnosed and treated.

Unit 2: Food labelling and packaging (MANDATORY)

  • Section 1: Understand the importance of food labelling.
  • Section 2: Understand regulations for food labelling.
  • Section 3: Understand packaging regulations.

Unit 2 Summary:

In Unit 2, you will look at the different types of food labels and why they are so important in keeping those with allergies safe. You will then come to understand the regulations surrounding food labelling and be able to recognise when a label is incorrect.

Unit 5: Allergy awareness for those working in the service sector 

  • Section 1: Know the signs and effects of allergic reactions.
  • Section 2: Understand how to reduce the risk of an allergic reaction.

Unit 5 Summary:

Unit 5 is a unit where all the information is focussed upon the service sector. In this unit, you will learn how to recognise the signs and symptoms of allergic reactions on different body parts and how to perform first aid on those who have experienced a severe reaction. You will then look at what can be done in order to reduce the risk in terms of food storage, handling and preparation.

 

Progression

What Next?

Learners who achieve this qualification could progress onto: Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Nutrition and Health

Entry Requirements

What previous qualifications and experience will I need?

This is a distance learning course and is free of charge subject to you meeting the eligibility criteria, which is: 

  • You must be over 19 years old on 1 August  
  • Have lived in the UK/EU for past 3 years and based at an English address 
  • Not be undertaking any other government funded course 
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