HABC Level 2 Award in Food Allergen Awareness & Control in Catering (RQF)
HABC Level 2 Award in Food Allergen Awareness & Control in Catering (RQF)

Course Content

HABC Level 2 Award in Food Allergen Awareness & Control in Catering (RQF)

This qualification is aimed at food handlers and other staff involved in food preparation and service who work within the catering industry. The objective of the qualification is to support a role in the workplace. It is designed to provide knowledge and understanding of food allergens and foods commonly causing 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.

How long will it take me to achieve this qualification?

This qualification has a recommended 4 hours guided learning and is usually achieved by taking a half-day classroom-based course. There are no subject specific pre-requisites and the qualification is suitable for learners aged 14+. It is recommended that learners undertaking the qualification have a minimum of level 1 in English and maths or equivalent.

Are you an employer with 10 or more staff that would like to sit this course? We can hold a private course either at Tennent’s Training Academy or at your venue on a date of your choice, just call us on 0141 553-0010 for more information

What Will I Learn On This Course?

·         Understand the different roles in ensuring that food ingredients and allergens are effectively managed

·         Understand the characteristics of food allergies and food tolerances including the 14 allergens that must be declared within the EU.

·         Understand the procedures relating to the accurate communication of ingredient information, from supplier to consumer

·         Understand hygiene considerations with regard to allergen ingredient control

·         Understand procedures relating to the control of contamination of allergenic ingredients


The Course Fee Includes:

·         1 Day expert tuition from our trainer

·         Course materials

·         Refreshments of tea, coffee and water included throughout the day

·         Examination fees

·         Postage or Accredited Highfield Certificate upon passing the course



·         The Course starts at 10am please arrive no later than 09.45am to the visitor reception of Tennent’s Wellpark Brewery.

·         There is no parking onsite, please arrive in time to find suitable parking nearby, we offer all day parking at the Duke Street PBT Carpark for a subsidised price which is 5 minute walk away. 

·         Soup, Sandwiches, Snacks and Soft Drinks are available to purchase on the day. Lunch Meal Deal is available to all candidates at the subsidised price of £3.50

·         There are ID requirements for this course to be able to sit the exam



Course Arrangements

Available Dates
Thu 23/05/2019Places available
Tue 06/08/2019Places available
Tue 12/11/2019Places available
Contact me to discuss available dates

Time 10am-2pm
Length 1 Day
Cost £120.00 per person plus VAT
(£144.00 including VAT)
Venue onsite and throughout Scotland

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