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Allergen Management Training

Apply correct Allergen Management practices in your work area. Allergen Management Training to Global Standard – Codex Alimentarius Best Practice.

Course Cost: 490 +GST

About our Allergen Management Training

Learn how to prevent cross-contamination, understand how to reduce risk and how to apply correct allergen management practices in your work area.

Food Safe’s allergen management training is delivered to global standard – Codex Alimentarius Best Practice– and is suitable for:

  • Cafes, Restaurants & Hotels 
  • Food companies
  • ECE childcare centres 
  • Hospitality businesses
    • FOH – Food service staff & BOH – Chefs & production team
    • Catering teams, BBQs & buffets 
    • Cruise ships, galleys & off-shore vessels
    • Destination, experiences, walks, and tour-type companies aiming at high-value & discerning guests with allergen management needs and expectations
  • Aged care services and hospitals
  • Schools, universities & canteens
  • Bakeries and supermarkets
  • Any high-risk business operating under a custom food control plan (FCP) or a risk management program (RMP)

Our allergen management training course is accepted by all Councils and Verifiers and delivered by an NZQA-Registered PTE.

Course Duration: 3-6 hours (depending on course content required)
Course Delivery: LIVE Online Video Conference Training and Onsite Training Options available (where our trainer comes to you)
Outcome: Recognised Certificate of Achievement after successful completion of the assessment

Some practical skills on completion:

  • Ability to apply safe practices at work
  • Ability to identify food safety responsibilities in relation to the role
  • Ability to assist with food safety management
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Allergen Management Training Course Content

  • Allergen management training to Global Standards – Including Codex Alimentarius & Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) Best Practice
  • Legislation covering food and regulatory/verifier inspections
  • Upcoming Plain English Allergen Labelling (PEAL)
  • How the law applies
  • Types of allergens: 11 Primary allergens (Food Safety Australia & New Zealand – FSANZ) + Global list of 30 common food allergens & what to be aware of
  • Food intolerances, including lactose & gluten & celiacs disease, and how to manage this
    • Celiacs disease: kitchen management best practice (if/where required)
  • Allergen management is applied to own operation
  • Reducing the risk from allergen management eg. scoops, allergen lists, recipe control, labeling, separation & color coding
  • Methods to prevent cross-contamination
  • Cleaning and sanitizing
  • Corrective action & preventive action
  • What this means with simple examples to reduce non-conformances
  • Management and record-keeping (Food Control/Safety Plans)
    Practically applying food safety learning with customized content

Technical additional training options for food manufacturing companies include:

Step-by-step process flow analysis of all critical elements such as:

  • People
  • Suppliers Raw Material Handling
  • Equipment & Factory design
  • Consumer information
  • Product development
  • Change management
  • Documentation

Food allergen cleaning validation checks

  • Cross-contact probability assessment
  • Rational & risk justification
  • Resulting risk control measures
  • Risk communication
  • Gap assessment
  • Continuous improvement

About Food Safe

Food Safe Ltd is Accredited by the New Zealand Government + is a Category 1 NZQA-Registered PTE. Training complies with the Food Safety Bylaws and Verifier Audits right across New Zealand.

Our training is trusted by both well known New Zealand and Global food companies and heaps of small teams too!

Food Safe’s advisory committee includes leading experts, quality and compliance managers, and governance experts. For even more information about Food Safe and the companies we work with, click here

Why Choose us for your Training?

  • The information we provide you on allergen management is the very latest.
  • Learn in an engaging and interactive environment
  • We use slides, pictures, and a show-me-how approach to our training which suits all learner types
  • Food Safe Trainers are industry experts and have extensive practical experience in high-compliance areas, which we bring to the classroom.
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Booking Your Allergen Management Training Course

Click the 'Book Course' button. Choose your preferred date and training type (Online or Onsite) and place your booking.
Payment options: Bank Transfer and Credit Card.
– Preferred time-frame
– Training site location

Process your payment

You will receive a 'Booking Received' email after you have placed your booking which will include the payment details for your training.
Please process the invoice so we can confirm and reserve your place in the class and connect with you online if you have selected online training.

If you have already paid your course fees by credit card as part of our booking check-out, your booking is automatically confirmed and you will receive a 'Booking Confirmed' email. See point 4 below for next steps.


Booking Confirmed

Upon receipt of your payment, your booking will be confirmed.


We will also send you an email with the link to join the training the day before.
When you receive a course confirmation from us this means we exclusively reserve a place for you in our class which has limited space. If a trainee cannot attend on their booked day, we will do our best to slot you into another class but we cannot guarantee a space as our classes do get booked out in advance. Requesting a new training date or postponement is not deemed to be a new booking. It is simply a postponement and done in good faith. Any cancellations/refund requests relating to this will be based on the original booking date, and apply as per our terms and conditions.

Training Day

Please be online 15 minutes before your class start time.

Companies we work with

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