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This is suitable for a wide range of learners and the aim of the qualification is to develop knowledge and understanding of allergy awareness. This will include the causes of allergies and what to do should an allergic reaction occur.
Your studies will include topics such as :
Unit 1 : Gain a background knowledge behind allergies, allergens and intolerances as well as an understanding of how allergies and intolerances are diagnosed and treated.
Unit 2 : Investigate different types of food labels and their importance in keeping those with allergies safe. Understand regulations surrounding food labelling and recognise when a label is incorrect.
Unit 4 : All the information is focussed upon adult health and social care. You will learn how to recognise the signs and symptoms of allergic reactions on different parts of the body and how to perform first aid on those who have experienced a severe reaction.
Please note: You may only complete one of the Distance Learning Allergy Awareness courses as the first two units for theses qualifications are all exactly the same. These courses are:
You will study:
Unit One - Allergens, allergies and intolerances
Unit Two - Food labelling and packaging
Unit Four - Allergy awareness for those working in Adult Health and Social Care
As this is an adult learning course, you will need to be aged be 19+ as at 31st August prior to the start of the current academic year. You will also need to have at least a Level 1 qualification in English/Literacy or equivalent, as the course requires you write your answers for assessment purposes. We can provide the opportunity to complete your Level 1 English course by following the link below:English and Maths
We can also assess your English/Literacy level before you enrol for the Distance Learning course to see if you are currently working to this level. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to request further information.
To assist in completion of this qualification, it may help to be working in, or have access to, the chosen sector. If you already have a higher-level qualification in this specialism, it may impact on your eligibility.
They are designed for independent study, and you do not have to attend any sessions, however your assigned tutor will provide you with support and guidance throughout your course. To ensure that you keep on track and meet the deadlines it is suggested that you undertake 5-10 hours study per week.
Distance Learning course are studied from home, work, or any location you wish via our fully online learning platform.
This course is currently being subsidised by Boston College and is therefore FREE* of charge.
We do accept that sometimes there are exceptional circumstances that prohibit you from completing these courses. If you find yourself struggling with the qualification, our support staff will always try to help you find a workable resolution. However, if you are studying a free course and choose to withdraw, you may have to pay a non-completion fee of £85 to cover the administration costs, materials and registration fees.
*subject to eligibility.
Successful completion of the course will lead to a better understanding of the subject, which may improve your career prospects. You could also progress onto other qualifications in this field, or further Distance Learning courses to continue your CPD.
There are many other Distance Learning course available, however some which may be of particular interest are :
Other options for further study are:
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