Intrinsic Training Solutions delivers the Highfield Level 2 Award in Food Allergens Awareness and Control in Catering.

Intrinsic Training Solutions  deliver this course regularly directly to employers on their own sites or as an open to the public course enabling individual employees or  members of the public to attend.

A food allergy results in a person having an atypical response to a particular food. To avoid individuals suffering from these responses, it is essential for all those responsible for the
purchase, delivery, production and serving of food in the catering industry to have an excellent knowledge of allergens and their control.

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

To provide knowledge and information of food allergens and foods commonly causing intolerances, their characteristics and effects, the increased  importance being able to discuss this
information about  allergenic ingredients , and informing how staff can minimise the risk of cross-contamination from allergenic ingredients.
How long will it take?
The course last for a day with the multiple choice exam at the end of the course.

Topics covered

The qualification 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.

Assessment method

This qualification is assessed by multiple-choice examination. The pass mark required to obtain the certificate is 60% or a minimum of 9 out of 15 correctly answered questions.

Qualification specification

A full qualification specification is available for approved centres in the Download Area.

Qualification specification information can be downloaded and printed by clicking on the link and completing the contact form.

Progression:

On achieving the Level 2 qualification you can progress to the

  • Highfield Level 3 Award in Food Allergen Management in Catering (RQF)

Intrinsic Training Solutions deliver this course directly to employers on their own site or regularly as an open course enabling individual employees to attend with members of the public.

Contact Philip Wadsworth at Intrinsic Training Solutions by email:enquiries@intrinsictraining.comby telephoning: 01482845358 or by using
our contact form
and leaving specific details of your enquiry. Philip Wadsworth will then contact you within two working days of receiving your enquiry.