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Food Allergy Awareness

CPD Approved

This Food Allergen Training programme has been written for people who work with food; whether it’s food production, processing, packaging, distribution, food retail or catering.

Course Description

This Food Allergy Awareness Course is part of our Food Hygiene bundle, helping you to work towards compliance with legislation. This training is essential for those producing, selling or handling food.

One in three people with known allergies have reported having an allergic reaction in a restaurant. So, all staff should understand the importance of the 14 major allergens, the dangers of them and how to avoid cross contamination.

Target Audience

This Food Allergy Awareness Training is an essential piece of training for those producing, selling or handling food. All staff handling food should have a thorough understanding of allergens and the potential dangers surrounding them. This course also includes the requirements for pre-packed for direct sale (PPDS) food labelling legislation changes that come into effect on the 1st October 2021 (Also known as Natasha’s law).


This online Food Allergy Awareness course is approved by leading industry bodies CPD. Online training is flexible, efficient and cost-effective meaning the candidate can progress through the modules at their own pace and in their own time to fit the training in around their work and personal life.

Learning Outcomes

  • Learn what the 14 major allergens are and understand the seriousness of a reaction to an allergen
  • Understand the PPDS changes (Natasha’s Law)
  • Recognise the dangers of cross-contamination and know how to avoid it happening

Further Progression & Related Courses

Other courses that would be useful for candidates taking this course include:

Course Module Number Module Name Pass % Required
Food Allergy Awareness 1 Food Hypersensitivity 70%
Food Allergy Awareness 2 Declaring Allergens 70%
Food Allergy Awareness 3 Managing Risk 70%

Recommended System Requirements:

  • Browser: Up to date web browser
  • Video: Up to date video drivers
  • Memory: 1Gb+ RAM
  • Download Speed: Broadband (3Mb+)


35 minutes

(Note: This 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).

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