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Highfield Level 2 International Award in Food Allergen Awareness and Control in Catering

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About Course

Qualification Overview Building on a basic understanding of food safety, this qualification is intended to provide food handlers working in catering and retail, with the essential practical knowledge to enable them to assist in reducing the risk to customers, who are at risk from allergens. It 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.


Qualification Awarding Body
Highfield Qualifications  - UK

​Entry Requirements
Age : 14 years or above

Course Duration

 Five (5) Hours

Course Fees

INR 7500 / GBP 75 / USD 95

​​​Modes of Study

  • ​Online

  • Classroom

  • In-House

  • Blended


​​Mode of Exam

  • ​Online


Guidance on Assessment

  • ​Assessment Method : Multiple Choice Question

  • No. of  Questions : 20

  • Pass mark : 12/20 (60%)

  • Distinction : 16/20 (80%)

  • Duration : 45 Minutes


Course Content

  • Recognise the importance of providing accurate allergen information and the potential implications of failing to provide correct information to consumers

  • Identify the common symptoms of allergic reactions and food intolerances

  • Identify common food allergens and foods commonly causing intolerances

  • Recognise common sources and vehicles of contamination, and appropriate hygiene controls that food handlers should follow to prevent allergenic contamination in catering businesses

  • Identify food allergen cross contamination hazards and controls at specific process steps from purchase to service

  • Identify methods of locating accurate allergen information

  • Recognise how allergen information can be provided effectively

E-Assessment
The exam is conducted via Highfield E-assessment and is remotely invigilated online at your home or your workplace.​

Exam Requirements

  • Photographic ID [Passport / Driving Licence / National ID ]

  • PC/Laptop - PC or Laptop running Windows 7 or higher, or a Mac running iOS X or higher

  • Webcam

  • Smartphone running Android 4.1 or IOS 8.0 with camera / video functionality.

  • Good internet connection

  • Personal email address

Certification

  • Successful candidates receive a certificate from the Highfield Awarding Body for Compliance.

Qualification Documents

About Highfield - UK

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Highfield - UK

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  • Qualifications are delivered to learners in 57 countries

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In addition to this, Highfield Qualifications are also a government-regulated end-point assessment organisation (EPAO).

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