REHIS Allergen Awareness

SCQF Level 4

Keep yourself and your business safe! If you work with food, it is important to take food allergy seriously and manage allergen risks. You will need to have reliable and safe systems to know what is in all food you handle and to control contamination.

  • This course will take place in one of the College campuses. There will be social distancing measures in place please contact us for more information.

Course Content

By the end of the course you will be able –

  • To understand the needs of people with allergies, intolerances and coeliac disease and the challenges of choosing food suitable for them when shopping and eating out.
  • To know which foods are most likely to cause reactions and which recipes require them.
  • To understand the legal obligations of supplying food to people with allergies and intolerances.
  • To understand about related conditions such as asthma, eczema and allergic rhinitis (e.g. to pollens, cats, dogs etc).
  • To have some insight into the needs of particular groups – babies, young children, teenagers and the elderly and to appreciate who is at greatest risk.
  • To know how to choose, prepare and serve suitable food for somebody with food allergy or intolerance.
  • To understand environmental and other allergy risks in the everyday workplace – for example from latex, soap and cleanning products.

Course Timetable

1/2 day in class delivery

Course Provider Contact Details
SCQF Level 4