This topical 2 hour workshop provides participants with an introduction to the important topic of Allergens in Food.

This session is designed to provide all personnel attending an insight in to Allergens and Intolerances that can affect those people who may have a reaction to these ingredients in everyday foods we eat.

The training will provide participants with an understanding of the way Allergens react with the immune system and typical foods that contain certain Allergens and how we can address these in the day-to-day operations of our business

The session is delivered in a fun and easy-to-understand format and may be attended by personnel from all levels of the workplace.

There are no prerequisites to attend this training session.

On the successful completion of this training and assessment; trainees will be issued a Certificate of Attendance with the topic Allergen Controls

Allergen Controls and Cross Contamination

Course Description

Allergen Controls and Cross Contamination

  • Allergen identification in foods
  • Identifying Food Intolerances
  • Cross Contamination
  • Control Measures

Employment Opportunities

Completion of this refresher training will provide the participant with an update to enterprise requirements and will assist the food business to maintain their accreditation status with regards to the ongoing training of personnel.

Application of Unit

This unit supports the implementation of national and state food safety legislation and regulations and is based on the national Food Safety Guideline Competency Standards


Each participant may be assessed by a range of methods including:

  • Case Studies and Participation in workshop discussion

Pre Requisite Units

The pre-requisite competency unit required to attend this training workshop is:

  • The pre-requisite competency unit required to attend this training workshop is:

Course Delivery

Training can be delivered on site at your facility reducing additional travel times for your staff.

This general food safety training workshop is typically delivered in one 2 hour session.

Course Fees

Training fees are calculated per participant and vary according to workshop delivery:

2 Hour Allergen Workshop: $75 pp

(Minimum participation applies): 15 per session

Essential Outcomes

The following Elements will be covered in detail during the training session.
This will form the basis of expected knowledge at the completion of the course:

  1. Identifying Known Allergens in foods
  2. Identifying Intolerances in foods
  3. Control measures to assist consumers with allergies.
  4. Implement procedures for cross-contamination according to the food safety program
 Allergen Awareness

Download the Allergen Awareness Brochure (PDF File 189kb)

We are sorry but registration for this course is now closed.

Please contact us if you would like to know if spaces are still available.