FDQ Managing Food Allergens in Manufacturing Course

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FDQ Managing Food Allergens Course

This 1-day course is designed for those who are responsible for designing, implementing and auditing allergen management systems. Essential aspects of allergen control in food manufacturing are explained

Course Fee

£315 +VAT (per person)

or

£600 +VAT (for 2 people)

All course fees are payable in advance.

Course Details

Course Description

A one-day course leading to the FDQ Practical Allergen Awareness Certificate. This course is aimed at those who are responsible for designing, implementing and auditing allergen management systems. Essential aspects of allergen control in food manufacturing will be explained using examples during the course.

Duration

1 day

Who Should Attend?

Anyone responsible for designing, implementing and auditing allergen management systems. Quality Assurance, Food Safety or HACCP teams or those with technical roles within the food industry.

Entry Requirements

No formal qualifications are required but an understanding of food safety for food manufacturing would be beneficial.

Course Delivery / Format

Classroom

Delivered face to face at our training centre in Skipton, North Yorkshire UK.

Remote

Delivered Live and online so you'll require a computer and Internet connection

Full details and logging in information given before the start of the course

Course Structure & Content

Course Content
  • Food allergens - The need for their responsible management
  • Labelling legislation regarding food allergens
  • Standards requirements regarding food allergens
  • Allergen risk assessment process
  • Controlling allergens in the food process from supplier to delivery
  • Allergen testing methods
  • Verification of the allergen management system

Learning Outcomes

You will understand what an allergy is and which foods are classed as allergens. Also the need to control food allergens on site and how to achieve this. You will also learn how to avoid cross-contamination.

Qualification / Assessment

There is a short multiple-choice test at the end of day. Successful candidates will achieve the FDQ Practical Allergen Awareness Certificate.

Course Fee

£315 +VAT (per person)

or

£600 +VAT (for 2 people)

Course fee includes:
  • Course binder and notes
  • Lunch and refreshments*
  • Exam fee and FDQ certificate

* Classroom courses only

Course FAQ

What is the FDQ Managing Food Allergens in Manufacturing Course?

This 1-day course is designed for those responsible for designing, implementing, and auditing allergen management systems. It covers essential aspects of allergen control in food manufacturing, including labelling legislation, allergen risk assessment, controlling allergens in the food process, allergen testing methods, and verification of the allergen management system.

Who should attend the Managing Food Allergens Course?

Anyone responsible for designing, implementing, and auditing allergen management systems should attend. This includes Quality Assurance, Food Safety or HACCP teams, or those with technical roles within the food industry. An understanding of food safety for food manufacturing would be beneficial.

How is the course delivered, and what are the entry requirements?

The course is delivered face-to-face at the training center in Skipton, North Yorkshire, UK, or remotely online. No formal qualifications are required, but an understanding of food safety for food manufacturing would be beneficial.

What are the key learning outcomes of the course?

Participants will understand what an allergy is and which foods are classed as allergens. They will learn the need to control food allergens on-site and how to achieve this, including how to avoid cross-contamination.

Is there an assessment, and what qualification will be achieved?

There is a short multiple-choice test at the end of the day. Successful candidates will achieve the FDQ Practical Allergen Awareness Certificate, demonstrating their understanding of allergen control in food manufacturing.

What are the course fees, and what is included in the fee?

The course fee is £315 +VAT per person or £600 +VAT for 2 people. The fee includes a course binder and notes, lunch and refreshments for classroom courses, exam fee, and FDQ certificate.

What topics are covered in the course content?

The course covers food allergens and their responsible management, labelling legislation, standards requirements, allergen risk assessment, controlling allergens from supplier to delivery, allergen testing methods, and verification of the allergen management system.

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