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Allergy Awareness

Course Name 
TQUK Certificate Allergy Awareness L2 (Aged 19-23 – Refer)Available for Enquiries
TQUK Certificate Allergy Awareness L2 (Aged 19-23 – Refer)Available for Enquiries
Course Details
Location Online Learning
Level Level 2
Start Date

Flexible start dates

Duration

10 weeks

Mode of Study Part-time
Awarding Body

TQUK

 
Course Overview

The Level 2 Allergy Awareness for those working in Adult Social Care, with Children or in the Service Sector course is suitable for individuals working in a service sector role looking to upskill. You will develop skills and knowledge of allergies, including the different types of allergens, allergies and intolerances, food labelling and packaging, how to recognise reactions, how to reduce risks, and how to provide first aid.

The course is delivered via distance learning, supported by a range of interactive online resources.

What You Will Study

Allergy Awareness for those Working in Adult Social Care

Unit 1: Allergens, allergies and intolerances
In this first unit you will learn about the background knowledge behind allergies, allergens and intolerances and gain an understanding of how allergies and intolerances are diagnosed and treated.

Unit 2: Food labelling and packaging
In this unit, you will learn how to read different types of food labels and the importance of accurate label reading in keeping those with allergies safe. You will develop an understanding of the regulations surrounding food labelling and an ability to recognise when a label is incorrect.

Unit 3: Allergy awareness for those working in adult health and social care roles
This unit will help you to learn about the key information on allergen awareness for those working in adult health and social care roles. How to recognise the signs and symptoms of allergic reactions on different body parts and how to perform first aid on those who have experienced a severe reaction. You will also explore how to reduce the risk of an allergic reaction through methods such as avoidance, food preparation and medical ID jewellery.

Allergy Awareness for those Working with Children

Unit 1: Allergens, allergies and intolerances
In this first unit you will learn about the background knowledge behind allergies, allergens and intolerances and gain an understanding of how allergies and intolerances are diagnosed and treated.

Unit 2: Food labelling and packaging
In this unit, you will learn how to read different types of food labels and the importance of accurate label reading in keeping those with allergies safe. You will develop an understanding of the regulations surrounding food labelling and an ability to recognise when a label is incorrect.

Unit 3: Allergy awareness for those working in with children
This unit will help you to learn about the key information on allergen awareness for those working with children. How to recognise the signs and symptoms of allergic reactions on different body parts and how to perform first aid on those who have experienced a severe reaction. You will also explore how to reduce the risk of an allergic reaction through methods such as avoidance, food preparation and medical ID jewellery.

Allergy Awareness for those Working in the Service Sector

Unit 1: Allergens, allergies and intolerances
In this first unit you will learn about the background knowledge behind allergies, allergens and intolerances and gain an understanding of how allergies and intolerances are diagnosed and treated.

Unit 2: Food labelling and packaging
In this unit, you will learn how to read different types of food labels and the importance of accurate label reading in keeping those with allergies safe. You will develop an understanding of the regulations surrounding food labelling and an ability to recognise when a label is incorrect.

Unit 3: Allergy awareness for those working in the service sector
This unit will help you to learn about the key information on allergen awareness, how to recognise the signs and symptoms of allergic reactions on different body parts and how to perform first aid on those who have experienced a severe reaction. You will also explore how to reduce the risk of an allergic reaction through methods such as avoidance, food preparation and medical ID jewellery.

How You Will Be Assessed

Work is assessed by the tutor throughout the programme from induction to completion.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements however learners should have a minimum of Level 2 in English and Maths or equivalent.

Attendance Expectations

No need to attend College, work from home at a pace that suits you.

Fee Information

This is a free course.

Further Study

From this online course, you can progress on to other online courses that we offer. Alternatively, this will support into employment.

Course Groups (W) Online/Distance Learning
Subject Area (W) Health, Social Care & Wellbeing
Client Group (W) 19+
Search Ref (W) 59722
Website Ref (W) ZQKZ2B344R
Information last amended: 11 June 2024 09:38

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