UK Level-02 Award in Food Allergen Awareness & Controlling Catering (RQF)
All qualifications of COTHM Pakistan & Dubai are awarded by the highly recognized national and topnotch British, European, Canadian, and American awarding bodies. These qualifications are highly-acclaimed by the hospitality and tourism industry globally and the graduates stand a great chance of employment and career development.
The qualification is aimed at food handlers and other staff involved in food preparation and service who work within the catering industry.
This qualification is supported by Allergy UK, who regards it as suitable staff training for catering outlets that wish to apply for their Allergy Aware Scheme.
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 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.
On the successful completion of this qualification, learners may wish to continue their development by undertaking one of the following qualifications:
- Highfield Level 3 Award in Food Allergen Management in Catering (RQF)
- Highfield Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering (RQF)