Allergens and Special Diets

half day course

 

it is estimated 8.5 million people now follow a gluten free diet. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-37292174

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 (plus VAT) per person. Group discounts are available for 6 or more people.

Wednesday 28th November 2018 AM

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Book a place by clicking on the links above or, for more information, please contact us or phone 01473 407330.