know the procedures when asked to provide allergen information
be trained to handle allergen information requests
be able to guarantee that allergen-free meals are served to the right customer
know the risks and prevent allergen cross-contamination when handling and preparing foods
Our interactive food allergy course consists of six modules, each with a test at the end. Once you pass these tests, you can download your continuing professional development (CPD) certificate. This allergens course is available in English and Welsh.
In the UK, food handlers don’t have to hold a food hygiene certificate to prepare or sell food. But food business operators must ensure that food handlers receive the appropriate supervision and training in food hygiene. This must be in-line with the area staff work in and to enable them to handle food safely.
The skills taught in official training programmes can also be learned by: