Food Allergen Awareness Online Course

Since December 2014, it is a legal requirement in Ireland to indicate to consumers the use of any of the 14 listed allergenic ingredients used in the production or preparation of food. All food service staff should be trained in Allergen Awareness and Communication. This course is suitable for all food operatives and business owners in the Catering, Hospitality, Industrial, Retail and Artisan Food Sectors.

Food Allergens are recognised as a growing public health issue and it is vital that all food handlers are trained in food allergen awareness. This online training covers requirements of information requirements under Regulation (EC) 1160/2011 on the provision of information to consumers.

This course is an ideal course for those already working as food handlers who have food safety & HACCP training or for new employees or job seekers in the food industry.

4Online Course Contents:

  • Tutorial & Instructions
  • Food Allergens Overview
  • List of the 14 Allergens
  • Food Allergens Symptoms
  • Managing Food Allergens Risk & Contamination
  • Requirements for Consumer Information Legislation.

Entry Requirements: No previous experience is required. This courses is often completed with our Online Food Safety & HACCP Courses.

Duration: Approx. 60 – 90 minutes at any time you choose. You can stop and restart, the course will be bookmarked where you left off. Work through this course at your own pace.

Certification Test: On completion of modules you will complete a short theory test online. You must achieve a pass mark of 60% to achieve certification.

IT Requirements: Internet Connection, Laptop or PC with Flash Player 8.0 or above or a tablet with Flash enabled browser.

Cost: €40