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Level 2 Allergy Awareness for those Working with Children Support

Develop knowledge of allergies in children and what to do in the event of an allergic reaction with our Level 2 Allergy Awareness for Those Working With Children course. Perfect for both individuals working in a childcare role looking to upskill, and employers looking for allergy awareness training online courses for their staff, this course covers everything you need.

This course has been designed to provide skills and knowledge in a range of subjects related to allergies. These include the different types of allergens, allergies and intolerances, food labelling and packaging, how to recognise reactions, how to reduce risks, how to provide first aid, and more.

Key Information

  • Course Level

    Level 2

  • Delivery

    Distance / Online

  • Duration

    8 to 12 weeks on average

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Unit 1: Allergens, allergies and intolerances

Discover 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

Learn how to read different types of food labels and the importance of accurate label reading in keeping those with allergies safe. Discover the regulations surrounding food labelling and develop an ability to recognise when a label is incorrect.

Unit 3: Allergy awareness for those working in with children

Learn key information on allergen awareness for those working with children. Discover 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. Learn how to reduce the risk of an allergic reaction through methods such as avoidance, food preparation and medical ID jewellery.

Learning Method(s)

Online materials
Paper materials
Online assessment
Paper assessment

Financial Support

Depending on your situation, you may be able to access a range of financial support available.

Course Fees


We do not currently have fee information available for this course. Please contact us for further information.


Apply or enquire about this course

Please use the following links to make an application or enquiry about this course.


Apply online Make an enquiry Call 01724 281 111

Information for EU Students

From January 2021, how you apply for a course will change. For more information, read the UK Government's guide for the UK points-based immigration system for EU students (pdf).

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