Allergens and Special Diets

half day course
it is estimated 8.5 million people now follow a gluten free diet.
Why is this training important?

Allergy UK estimates that 45 per cent of people in the UK have food sensitivities, yet few food outlets train their staff in providing a service for them. By attending this course staff will be able to develop the knowledge and confidence to meet the needs of customers with special dietary requirements.

Who needs this training?

Any staff working in the catering and hospitality environment would find this course beneficial. Depending on the job roles of the attendees the course can be tailored to their level of involvement 

Learning Outcomes/course content

  • The effect and controls of allergies and intolerances
  • Effective communication with customers
  • Special diets and their requirements
The Food Standards Agency have developed a variety of helpful tools, we have found that most people on this course find the FSA “recipe list” a really helpful tool. Please click the link below.

Recipe allergens chart

How long is the course?
The Allergens and Special diets is a half day course. Starting at 9.30 and finishing at 1pm.
Are there any entry requirements?
No, none at all.
How is the course assessed?
There is no formal assessment, activities will be completed during the course but these are not assessed.
When will I know if I have passed?
There is no pass or fails, a LimeSkills certificate of attendance will be given on completion or mailed to you within a few days.
Do I need to bring anything?
We supply tea, coffee and biscuits and there is an on-site cafe if you wish to purchase extra snacks.
What is the cost?
The cost is £50 per person. Group discounts are available for 6 or more people.

This course is available to book for groups of 6 or more.

It can be held at Felaw Maltings in Ipswich or at your premises.

For more information please contact us.