Allergy Awareness REHIS

What is special about this course?

The Allergy Awareness Training course is a professionally and nationally recognised certificated course which aims to raise awareness of issues around allergies, caeliac disease and intolerances and of how to cater for sufferers in a variety of contexts. It is now a legal requirement that caterers provide correct information about what is in food to consumers and this interesting and useful courses, delivered by our highly experienced trainers, is suitable for all who work in the provision of food. 

The Allergy Action course is accredited by the Royal Environmental Health Institute of Scotland (REHIS). UHI North Highland is an approved REHIS training centre.

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements. 

  • 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 (eg to pollens, cats, dogs etc)
  • To have some insight into the needs of particular groups, babies, young children, teenagers and the elderly and appreciate who is at greater risk
  • To know how to choose, prepare and serve suitable food for somebody with a food allergy or intolerance
  • To understand environmental and other allergy risks in the everyday workplace eg from latex, soap and cleaning products

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    How long will my course last?

    1 Day

    Where can I study my course?


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