Introduction to Allergens | Highfield e-learning

Introduction to Allergens

Highfield’s Introduction to Allergens e-learning course has been approved by Allergy UK as meeting the standards required to become a part of the Allergy Aware Scheme. 

Food allergies and intolerances are at the top of many food businesses watch lists, and yet high-profile allergen cases are never far from the news headlines. It is important that anyone working in the food industry is aware of allergens, and the steps that should be taken to effectively manage and control the risk of allergens.

The Course

This course is an ideal introduction to allergens, whether for experienced food handlers and supervisors or people new to working in an environment where food is stored, prepared, cooked or handled.

The course does not provide a qualification itself; however, the course does meet the required standard to become part of the Allergy Aware Scheme.

The content of the course can contribute towards the knowledge and understanding required to go on to achieve a level 2 allergen (RQF) qualification.

Areas Covered

  • Introduction to food allergens
  • Allergies, intolerances and coeliac disease
  • Symptoms of allergic reactions and how to respond
  • Allergens legislation
  • Food labelling requirements
  • The 14 regulated allergens
  • ‘Free from’ claims
  • Managing allergens from purchase to service
  • Providing allergen information to customers

Who Is It Aimed At?

Ideal for employee inductions and any worker who has any responsibility for storing, preparing, cooking or serving food.

The course can also be used as part of the on-programme element of the new apprenticeship standards, supporting the knowledge, skills and behaviours apprentices need to effectively integrate into the workplace. 

Prerequisites

No prior knowledge needed

Typical Duration

1 – 2 hours

How It Works

Our e-learning is available to use on multiple platforms such as tablets, PCs and laptops. All you need is an internet connection. Learners simply log on to the Highfield Learner Management System (LMS) and work their way through the course, along with the scenarios that provide them with real-life context.

Learners are assessed at the end of the course by multiple-choice questions.

Certification

Learners will receive a Highfield e-learning completion certificate, which is downloadable upon successfully finishing the course.

Why Choose Highfield E-learning?

We make the most complex of subjects easier to digest through media and content-rich exercises that motivate and engage learners. All of our e-learning uses interactive exercises and gaming combined with media-rich content, interactive scenarios, and relevant photography and illustrations. Content is provided by industry-leading experts. What that means for your learners is stimulating and engaging content they’ll respond to and, most importantly, remember.

Key elements of our e-learning courses are:

  • interactive exercises/gaming
  • media-rich content
  • interactive 3D scenarios
  • content provided by market leading experts
  • relevant photography and illustrations
  • multi-generational content and style

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How to Purchase

To ensure that course licences are sent to the right account, you will need to create and sign into your Highfield e-learning account to purchase online.

If you already have an account, then please sign in below. If not, click on Create New Account to set up a new one.

You can also call us on 0845 226 0350/01302 363277.

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Purchasing licences

We provide price breaks on this e-learning course based on the total number of licences you purchase. The price breaks available are as follows based on user numbers:

QTY1 to 12 to 45 to 910 to 1213 to 1920 to 99100+
Price£30£30£20£15£15£12.5£10

Course licences can be purchased online or over the phone by calling us on 0845 226 0350 / 01302 363277.

To ensure that course licences are sent to the right account, you will need to sign in to your Highfield e-learning account to purchase online.

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