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Kapiti Chamber of Commerce


This is an online short course designed especially for people in workplaces such as: Early Childhood Centres - Hospitality - Catering - Aged Care - Hospitals and other institutions.

If you prepare or are involved with serving food, don't take risks!
You need to fully understand food allergens and clients' special dietary needs.

What you will learn

You will become more knowledgeable and confident in your workplace with this
practical course information:

What food allergens and special dietary needs are.

Food ingredients as they relate to special dietary needs.

The Food Bill, food labelling Regulations and what information is on ingredient labels.

How to confidently deal with people's questions and give advice on food options.

How to explain clients' special food needs to other staff.

The situations in food preparation, presentation and storage that can cause dangerous food cross contamination.

What you will get

Enrol for this easy to follow and convenient online course and you will receive:

Lots of flexibility - you can access the course at any time over the three weeks that your course enrolment is live. It doesn't take long to do so you can fit the study in with your lifestyle and work demands.

A specialist tutor who will contact you personally at the start of the course, answer any questions you may have about your situation, and work with you in the online forum over the three weeks of the course.

An especially written on-line course book, plus a timesaving pre-course quiz that points you to the specific topics you need to learn more about in that book.

Easy to read, interesting and up-to-date New Zealand information combined with practical tips.

The opportunity to work alongside, and learn from the experiences of others who are also taking part the course.

A personalised *Course Certificate plus a quality assurance window sticker that your workplace can display if you pass the on-line test and contribute to all the discussion forums.

Staff training record
You will need broadband internet access and should allow up to 3 hours (over the three weeks your enrolment is live) to complete the overall course.

We have courses starting all through the year and they are great value, enrol now.

*Course Certificate valid for two years from date of issue.