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 childcare.
⚡️ 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
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⭐️ 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.
If you have any questions about this course then please contact us by phone on 01252 40 55 55 or message us.
This course is split into three manageable units:
Unit 1: Allergens, allergies and intolerances (MANDATORY)
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)
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 3: Allergy awareness for those working with children
Unit 3 Summary:
Unit 3 is an optional unit and all the information is focussed upon children. they 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. Learners will then look at what can be done in order to reduce the risk in terms of medication, avoidance and medical ID jewellery.
Learners who achieve this qualification could progress to:
This is a distance learning course and is free of charge subject to you meeting the eligibility criteria, which is: