Pembrokeshire College, Merlins Bridge, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, SA61 1SZ


Food Allergen Awareness and Control

Food Allergen Awareness and Control

Food Allergen Course

Food Allergen Awareness and Control

HABC Level 2 Award in Food Allergen Awareness and Control in Catering

The course is aimed at food handlers and other staff involved in food preparation and service who work within the catering industry.


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Is this course right for me?

Everyone who prepares serves or sells food in any type of food business needs to:

  • be fully aware of the foods that may trigger an allergic reaction know what precautions need to be taken to
  • ensure that customers do not eat a food that they are trying to avoid

This half day course is designed to provide knowledge and understanding of food allergens and foods that commonly cause intolerances, their characteristics and effects, the importance of effectively communicating information regarding allergenic ingredients to customers, and how staff can minimise the risk of cross-contamination from allergenic ingredients.

  • No formal entry requirements

The learning outcomes include:

  • Understand the Characteristics and Consequences of Food Allergies and Intolerances
  • Understand Procedures for Identifying and Controlling Contamination from Allergenic Ingredients
  • Understand Procedures for the Accurate Communication of Allergen Information to Consumers

Learners are able to complete either the full qualification or certain units or elements through the medium of Welsh/bilingually.

  • Continuous assessment during the course

Individuals achieving this qualification may want to consider the Levels 2 or 3 in Food Safety.

Following completion of this course you might want to try another one of our work-based courses.

  • No additional equipment required

Any costs above are approximate and may change.

  • No additional costs
The College takes all reasonable steps to provide the educational services and courses as described above. Details are correct at the time of editing but may be subject to change without prior notice. Courses will not run if student numbers are insufficient. The College has the right to refuse individuals entry to courses in certain circumstances. Prospective students may be advised of more suitable alternatives, if appropriate. The entry requirements stated are those that are normally required to undertake the programme of study.
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