Allergy awareness training for childcare practitioners

It is now required by law that all UK nurseries that provide snacks and meals to children take in to account allergies. 

NDNA and The Safer Food Group's video-based, Allergy Awareness training course for nurseries, is filmed in a nursery and test-kitchen to provide a highly-engaging course. 

This course is fully accredited by Qualifi, a nationally recognised UK awarding organisation regulated by OFQUAL and covers all the mandatory UK Level 2 Allergy Awareness syllabus.

Who is this course for:All childcare practitioners providing snacks and meals to children
Duration: 6-8 hours to complete
Pricing: £10.50+VAT for members and £12.00+VAT for non-members.

Course content:

  • Allergens and the law 
  • Introduction to allergens, the 14 main allergens and suggestions of alternative ingredients
  • Recipe writing and ingredient panels, systems to ensure compliance with the law
  • Preventing allergenic contamination
  • Emergency first aid with Helen Underwood, a leading expert on anaphylaxis and emergency first aid procedures.

Get a full taster in our video below.​

Start the course 

NDNA members login and access your exclusive discount here then access the course here
Non members
simply click here

Allergens and the law

  • The Food Information for Consumers Regulation law has implications for childcare providers
  • All nurseries in the UK that provide snacks and meals to children must be able to detail what ingredients are in every single food dish served
  • You MUST be able to answer any queries that parents have regarding allergens
  • All allergenic ingredients declared correctly for all the food you serve
Find out more about food labelling here