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Allergens Awareness

Our online UK allergens awareness course is designed to help businesses ensure their food products are safe for customers with allergies. With expert-led training, you'll learn how to identify and manage allergens in the workplace, as well as the legal requirements for allergen labelling and tracking.

With convenient online access you can learn at your own pace and become certified in allergen awareness. Enrol now to keep your customers safe and ensure your business is compliant with allergen regulations.

This Allergens Awareness course is suitable for restaurants, hotels, fast food establishments, nurseries, tourisms businesses, cafes, and anyone who may handle food.

  • Fully accredited organisation
  • Meets UK and EU legal requirements for food handlers
  • Compatible with PC, Mac, iOS, and Android devices
  • Printable PDF e-certificate upon completion
  • Online course with no time limits
  • Estimated duration: 55 minutes
  • Free for up to five users

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Course Content

Allergens and Food Sensitivities

Introduction to Food Safety; allergies, intolerances and coeliac; mild and severe reactions and common symptoms; what to do in an emergency situation; introduction to food handler responsibilities.

The 14 Name Allergens

EU and UK legal 14 named allergenic ingredients that must be highlighted and declared on packaging; hidden allergies and how to identify them.

Labelling and Allergen Information

Awareness in manufacturing, catering and retail; FIC regulation on labelling in prepacked foods, prepacked food for direct sale, loose foods and distance selling; classifying food product and food standards agency labelling decision tool; allergen policy.

Responsibilities within the Food Industry

Passing information through the supply chain; traceability; team training; hand washing; cleaning and disinfection; fines and penalties; due diligence; reporting incidents.


Vehicles of contamination, farm to fork; production and manufacturing, suppliers, PPE, storage and disposal; allergen control systems; distribution and delivery, secure packaging, labelling, delivery note and reiteration of importance; storage and preparation, keeping products in original packaging, labelleling when decanting, checking packages for damage, topping up with different brands, use of seperate utensils and communal equipment; other allergens; serving food.

How it Works

Our Allergens Awareness e-learning course is delivered online through our Tayl platform. This means you can complete this course on any device that can access the internet, and you can take a break at any time and save your progress. You can also add more users to your account, access more compliance training courses, and track who has done what.

Your Certificate

To complete your course and download your allergens awareness certificate, you need to have correctly answered enough questions in the quizzes throughout the course. You’re able to retake these quizzes as many times as you want. The certificate is printable and will be accessible at any time when you log into our platform. The certificate is saved on our system so you can use it to prove a commitment to ongoing legal compliance.

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Course Snippets

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Frequently asked questions

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Do I get a certificate?
When you complete a course you're issued with a printable Allergen Awareness completion certificate at no extra cost.
Can I retake courses?
We understand that it can take a bit of time to understand the material. That's why you can have as many retries of a course as you need at no extra charge.
Why is the course free?
It's not a trick, you really get this course, certificates, and all our library for up to five users. You simply need a work email address. It's free because we believe in our product. And we think that once you try it, you'll come back to us again and recommend our system to your friends. So, what are you waiting for, get your course today.
What devices do the courses work on?
The courses work on any modern internet browser on any device. Whether you're using Chrome, Firefox, Safari or Edge on an iPhone, Android, Laptop or PC everything will work just fine.
How does the money back guarantee work?
Really easily. Just let us know you'd like a refund and we'll make it happen. No questions asked.