Level 2 Allergy Awareness

The free distance learning Level 2 Certificate in Allergy Awareness course is suitable for anyone who wants to understand allergies, the cause of them and how to respond in the case of an allergic reaction.

This course contains 3 units in total, of which 2 are mandatory.  For the final unit there are 3 options available, your choice will depend on your  circumstances with regards to your interest or employment.  The following are the options:

Allergy awareness for those working in adult health and social care

Allergy awareness for those working with children

Allergy awareness for those working in the service sector

Course Duration Course Duration: 12 weeks
Course Level Course Level: Level 2
Course Fees Course Fees: Free
What You Will Learn

The following units are covered in the free distance learning Allergy Awareness course:

Mandatory Units:

Unit 1: Understanding allergens, allergies and intolerances (MANDATORY)

Unit 2: Food labelling and packaging (MANDATORY)

Optional – Please choose 1 unit from the following:

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

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

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

Entry Requirements

Due to the nature and course delivery of distance learning we require all applicants to hold a minimum of English Literacy Level 1 or equivalent.

If you are between 19-23 years of age you must also have already achieved a full level 2 qualification (or higher) or 5 GCSE Grades A*-C/Grade 9-4.

We will require evidence of this in order to receive funding for you.

How is it Assessed

The free distance learning Level 2 Certificate in Allergy Awareness course is assessed in the following way:

Each candidate is required to give written responses to questions, which will be submitted to a qualified script marker to assess. These responses can either be handwritten in the assessment booklets or typed using electronic templates, which are provided at induction.  Candidates are issued with workbooks to assist with assessments.

You will be required to submit 3 assessments each taking 4 weeks to complete.

Course Documents Important Information

This distance learning Level 2 Allergy Awareness course is currently being subsidised by the college and is, therefore, free of charge at present UNLESS you fail to complete it; in which case you will be liable to pay £85 to cover the cost of materials.
Courses are fully funded subject to learner eligibility and changes in government funding. Please don't hesitate to contact us if you wish to discuss the eligibility criteria otherwise we will confirm eligibility upon receiving your application.

Awarding Body Information

For further information about the course specification please visit the awarding body’s web site www.TQUK.org or click here.

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