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Level 2 Allergy Awareness for those Working in Adult Social Care


Subject Health and Social Care

Type Distance Learning

Description

Our Allergy Awareness course is split up into five units, two of which are mandatory and then you select one out of the three optional units, based on what is most relevant to you and your career/aspirations. Each unit is then split into smaller sections.

The qualification is suitable for a wide range of learners who wish to develop their knowledge and understanding of allergy awareness. It is designed for those who wish to understand allergies, the causes of allergies and what to do in case of an allergic reaction. There are three optional units which cater for those in different sectors: those who work in childcare (Unit 3), those who work with adults (Unit 4), and those who work in the service sector (Unit 5).

Unit 1: Allergens, allergies and intolerances (MANDATORY)

  • Section 1: Understand food allergens, allergies and intolerances.
  • Section 2: Know the methods for allergy diagnosis and treatment.
  • Section 3: Know the methods for intolerance diagnosis and treatment.

Unit 2: Food labelling and packaging (MANDATORY)

  • Section 1: Understand the importance of food labelling.
  • Section 2: Understand regulations for food labelling.
  • Section 3: Understand packaging regulations.

Unit 3: Allergy awareness for those working in adult health and social care (OPTIONAL)

  • Section 1: Know the signs and effects of allergic reactions.
  • Section 2: Understand how to reduce the risk of an allergic reaction.

Course Delivery
Paper based learning materials with online assessment. 12 weeks.

Teaching and Assessment
Assessments are due at the end of each unit. Your tutor will assess your work and build up your portfolio of evidence of learning. A certificate will be awarded on satisfactory submission of evidence of learning for the units studied.

Entry Requirements
You will need to be over the age of 19 and been resident in the EU for at least 3 years. Learners must be educated up to Level 2 standard.


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