Online Level 2 Certificate in Allergy Awareness

Online Level 2 Certificate in Allergy Awareness

Course Information

Online, Various
Level: 2
Start Date: Various
End Date:Various
Days: VAR
Location: Online
Duration: 12 Weeks
Code: CQ5L2AA
Type: Part Time
Fees: Free
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Our Allergy Awareness course is split up into five units, two of which are mandatory and then you select one out of the three optional units, based on what is most relevant to you and your career/aspirations. Each unit is then split into smaller sections.
 

About the Course

Our Allergy Awareness course is split up into five units, two of which are mandatory and then you select one out of the three optional units, based on what is most relevant to you and your career/aspirations.

The qualification is suitable for a wide range of learners who wish to develop their knowledge and understanding of allergy awareness. It is designed for those who wish to understand allergies, the causes of allergies and what to do in case of an allergic reaction.



You may choose to study:

Level 2 Allergy Awareness for those working with children

Level 2 Allergy Awareness for those working in adult health and social care

Level 2 Allergy Awareness for those working in the service sector




Unit 1: Allergens, allergies and intolerances (MANDATORY)



Section 1: Understand food allergens, allergies and intolerances.

Section 2: Know the methods for allergy diagnosis and treatment.

Section 3: Know the methods for intolerance diagnosis and treatment.



In this unit, you will learn the background knowledge behind allergies, allergens and intolerances. They will also gain an understanding of how allergies and intolerances are diagnosed and treated.



Unit 2: Food labelling and packaging (MANDATORY)



Section 1: Understand the importance of food labelling.

Section 2: Understand regulations for food labelling.

Section 3: Understand packaging regulations.



In Unit 2, you will look at the different types of food labels and why they are so important in keeping those with allergies safe. You will then come to understand the regulations surrounding food labelling and be able to recognise when a label is incorrect.

Unit 3: Allergy awareness for those working with children (OPTIONAL)



Section 1: Know the signs and effects of allergic reactions.

Section 2: Understand how to reduce the risk of an allergic reaction.



Unit 3 is an optional unit and all the information is focussed upon children. they will learn 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. Learners will then look at what can be done in order to reduce the risk in terms of medication, avoidance and medical ID jewellery.



Unit 4: Allergy awareness for those working in adult health and social care (OPTIONAL)



Section 1: Know the signs and effects of allergic reactions.

Section 2: Understand how to reduce the risk of an allergic reaction.



Unit 4 is an optional unit and all the information is focussed upon adult health and social care. In this unit, they will learn 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 then look at what can be done in order to reduce the risk in terms of avoidance, food preparation and medical ID jewellery.



Unit 5: Allergy awareness for those working in the service sector (OPTIONAL)



Section 1: Know the signs and effects of allergic reactions.

Section 2: Understand how to reduce the risk of an allergic reaction.



Unit 5 is an optional unit and all the information is focussed upon the service sector. In this unit, you will learn 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 then look at what can be done in order to reduce the risk in terms of food storage, handling and preparation.

Progression

Once you have completed this course, you could progress on to the following:

- Certificate in Understanding Nutrition and Health
- Certificating in Understanding Retail Operations
- Certificate in Improving Personal Exercise, Health & Nutrition

Entry Requirements

Students need to be working at Level 1 English and should have the ambition to progress into further study, or work.

Assessment

We want you to achieve to the very best of your ability whilst studying with CRC. To make this happen we offer both learning and personal support by specialist staff tailored to meet your specific needs. You will be assigned a tutor who will make contact with you prior to you course starting and you will have access to MS Teams to communicate with your tutor and support network. Course work is submitted via our online system and your tutor will mark and return you work to you with feedback

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