Catering and Hospitality

Food Allergy Awareness Level 2 Award Part-time

In Brief

Start Date / Duration

March 2023 12 weeks.

Entry requirements

No prior qualifications are required to study this course.

You will achieve

You will achieve a Level 2 Award in Food Allergy Awareness.

Course overview

This part-time course is designed to provide knowledge and understanding of food allergens and intolerances, their characteristics and effects, the importance of effectively communicating information to customers and how staff can minimise the risk of cross-contamination from allergenic ingredients.

Course content

The course will develop your knowledge of:

  • The most common food triggers
  • Food labelling
  • Allergy awareness

Assessment is by completing a task and checking the knowledge you have learnt whilst studying the course.

You will need to provide pens, paper and folder.

Old Mill Lane campus
Church Street
S70 2AX

Upon completing, you could progress onto another part-time course, including Level 2 Food Hygiene. Beyond College, there are many opportunities to work within the industry including securing employment as a chef.

How much does the course cost?

Course fees: £362 (Funding is available).

Extra information

If the course is listed as full fee payable, you will have to pay for the course.

For further information please contact our friendly Information Team on +44 (0)1226 216 123 or email

Barnsley College has a range of sports opportunities for all students to take part in, gain professional training and compete nationally and internationally. We also have a state-of-the-art fitness village, Honeywell Sports Village where students can make use of our fitness suite, spinning studio and classes for competitive rates. You don’t have to be studying sport to get involved in the Sports Academy.

Our Additional Learning Support team can provide you with the support you need. Please contact them on +44 (0)1226 216 769.

Please note we reserve the right to change details without notice. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Food Allergy Awareness Level 2 Award Part-time

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