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Highfield Level 3 Award in Food Allergen Management in Catering (RQF)


Allergy Aware

Who is this qualification for?

This qualification is aimed at individuals responsible for the purchase, delivery, production and serving of food in the catering industry and is also suitable for those who own/manage a small catering business.  

This qualification is supported by Allergy UK, who regard it as suitable staff training for catering outlets that wish to apply for their Allergy Aware Scheme

How long will it take?

The total qualification time for this qualification is 10 hours, of which 7 are recommended as guided learning hours. 

Topics covered

These include the manager's role in ensuring that food ingredients and allergens are effectively managed, procedures relating to the communication of ingredient information from supplier to consumer, the importance of implementing controls to prevent contamination from allergenic ingredients, and the methods for managing ingredient controls and procedures.

Assessment method

This qualification is assessed by a multiple choice question paper. 

Qualification specification

A full qualification specification is available for approved centres in the Download Area.

Invaluable support for your learners

Highfield Products provides some fantastic training materials that we think your learners will love when taking this qualification. Simply visit level 3 allergens PowerPoint for full information.