TQUK Level 2 Certificate in Allergy Awareness (Service Sector)


TQUK Level 2 Certificate in Allergy Awareness (Service Sector)

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Perfect for anyone working in the food and drinks industry, our TQUK Level 2 Allergy Awareness course covers the main areas of allergies and allergic reactions as well as food labelling legislation to ensure your knowledge of allergens is in line with current guidance.

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About this TQUK Level 2 Certificate in Allergy Awareness (Service Sector) Course

This TQUK Level 2 Allergy Awareness course is specifically designed for those working in the service sector to be able to understand different allergens, food labelling and what to do in the event of someone having an allergic reaction. The qualification is fully Ofqual regulated and allows students to gain a regulated course on allergy awareness. 

Study Time: 105 hours
Enrolment length: 12 months
Course Format: Online
Entry Requirements: None specific

Upon completion of this qualification, students are awarded a TQUK Level 2 Certificate in Allergy Awareness (Service Sector) certificate and an OLC Certificate. All certification fees are included in your course fees. This qualification is suitable for a range of different career paths such as:

  • Hospitality staff
  • Chefs
  • Food business owners


To gain the full TQUK Level 2 Certificate in Allergy Awareness (Service Sector) certification you will need to submit and pass all of the tutor marked assignments and practical assessments. There are 3 written assignments in the course. There is no need to purchase any textbooks as we provide all of the lessons and materials required to learn the syllabus.

There is no formal exam and the certification fee is included in the course fees.

For further information, go to: www.tquk.org/. Qualification Code 603/4813/6.

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All of our students are given access to our online campus through their own personal login and password. Once logged in you can access your course materials, lessons, resources and assignments in your own time. Assignments are uploaded through your account and the process is easy intuitive. Our online campus includes:

  • 24/7/365 access to all of your course materials- all lessons, assignments and resources are available from the moment you enrol
  • Instant access to your course after you enrol- start studying immediately!
  • Integrated chat and messaging systems so that you can contact your tutor
  • Online assignment uploads to save time in returning marks and feedback.
  • Links to further resources and information available on courses
  • Self-led learning on all courses- study in your own time and work through your assignments at your own pace
  • Safe e-portfolio of your work is kept under lock and key on our secure servers
  • Progress bar to show the work you have completed and how many tasks you still have to complete on your course
  • Detailed help centre with step-by-step instructions on getting the most from your course and how to upload assignments and contact your tutor


To pass this course learners must pass 3 written assignments. These are completed after navigating through the corresponding lessons and writing your answers to assignment questions. Once these have been read and marked by your personal tutor, feedback and marks are provided to students which contain helpful tips to improve work in future assignments.

Enrolment Length

All of our courses are allocated plenty of time for students to complete their studies and all materials are self-led so that you can complete the course at your own pace. Should you require additional time on one of our courses you can extend your enrolment by 30 days for an additional fee of £60.

As well as this we operate a 14 day money back guarantee on every one of our qualifications- that’s how confident we are of how you will love studying with us!

TQUK Level 2 Certificate in Allergy Awareness (Service Sector) Course Content

The TQUK Level 2 Certificate in Allergy Awareness (Service Sector) course assesses the following units:

Unit 1: Allergens, allergies and intolerances

In this unit, you will learn about food allergens, allergies and intolerances. You will look at the differences between allergies and intolerances and identify how each can develop. You will study the main 14 food allergens and consider different testing methods used to diagnose allergies and intolerances.

Unit 2: Food labelling and packaging

In this unit we will examine the importance of food labelling and look at what should be included on the labelling of both pre-packed and non-pre-packed foods. We will consider the importance of avoiding food allergen cross-contact in relation to storage and cleaning and look at the food labelling and packaging regulations.

Unit 3: Allergy awareness for those working in the service sector

In this unit we will carefully study the signs and effects of allergic reactions in adults. We will consider ways of reducing the risk of an allergic reaction and look at the importance of taking precautions for a person with an allergy when buying, storing and cooking food.

This course can be taken over a 12 month period but you can complete it as fast or as slowly as you wish.


The most important tool that all of our students have at their disposal is their tutor. When studying for a course with us you are assigned a personal tutor with in-depth knowledge and experience in your chosen subject.

You are strongly advised to make use of your tutors expertise and ask questions about the course content. Your assignments are marked by your personal tutor and detailed feedback is given. As well as this your tutor will provide you with pointers and advice on where you can improve- this helps you to get the most from your courses and constantly improve your skills.


TQUK Certification

Included in the cost of this course is certification with TQUK. TQUK are an Ofqual-approved awarding body that develop nationally recognised qualifications in a variety of sectors. These qualifications are then taught by TQUK centres throughout the world to the highest levels possible.

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TQUK is recognised as an Awarding Organisation by the qualification regulators (‘regulators’) for England, Wales and Northern Ireland. The regulators are the Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulator (Ofqual) in England, the Welsh Government in Wales and the Council for Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment (CCEA) in Northern Ireland.


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Frequently Asked Questions

Is the TQUK Level 2 Certificate in Allergy Awareness (Service Sector) Course regulated?

Yes this course is fully regulated through Ofqual which means it is recognised by all employers and linked to national standards. The course has qualification number 603/4813/6 and a total qualification time of 105 hours. TQUK stands for Training Qualifications UK and they are one of the most innovative and cutting edge awarding bodies in the country. Each of their qualifications are regulated through Ofqual, resulting in nationally recognised achievement.

What is included in the cost of the TQUK Level 2 Certificate in Allergy Awareness (Service Sector) course?

The cost of this course includes everything needed to pass. Your lessons, tutor support and certification costs are all included in the price with no additional costs at any stage. Should you wish to buy paper versions of the course materials you can do so on the checkout for £35 extra but this is optional.

What entry requirements are there for this course?

There are no entry requirements for this course at all. Anyone can study for this certification and there is no need to have any prior knowledge or experience.

How long do I have to study?

This Allergy Awareness course has an enrolment length of 12 months included from the date you enrol. This is plenty of time to complete the assignments but you can purchase additional time for £60 per month should you need longer to finish the assignments.

Do I have to sit an exam?

No, there are no exams on this course. Everything is assessed through coursework which you can submit at any time within the enrolment length.

Am I assigned a tutor for this course?

Yes – all students are assigned to a personal tutor who will be in charge of your tuition. The same tutor marks all of your work as well as being available to answer any questions you may have throughout your enrolment period.

Do I need to be working to do the TQUK Level 2 Certificate in Allergy Awareness (Service Sector)?

No, you do not need a work placement. Everything is completed online from home through written assignments and there are no practical assignments needed.

Can I speak to someone before I enrol?

Of course. Our helpful course advisors are on hand from 9am until 5pm Monday to Friday. Contact us on our online chat or by calling 0800 772 0887 to discuss this course.

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