REHIS Intermediate Food Hygiene

What is special about this course?

The aim of this course is to provide a deeper understanding of food hygiene than is provided at the elementary level.  With greater emphasis on HACCP based procedures.

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Entry requirements


· General introduction

· Principles of Food Hygiene


· Bacteriology

· Contamination, hazards & controls

· Common food poisoning organisms

· Non-bacterial food poisoning


Day 2

· Food borne infections

· Recent out breaks

· 10 main causes of food poisoning and its prevention

· Food storage and temperature control

· Personal hygiene

· Food Preservation

· Pest control


Day 3

· Design, layout& construction of premises

· Storage and disposal of waste

· Cleaning and disinfection

· Supervisory Management


Day 4

· Legislation and the role of an EHO

· Presentation by a representative of the Highland Council

· Revision Session

· Exam


How will I study my course?

  • Short course
  • Face-to-face

How long will my course last?

4 Days

How will I be assessed?

A written examination must be taken on completion of the course. Successful candidates receive the Certificate in Intermediate Food Hygiene awarded by the Royal Environmental Health Institute of Scotland (REHIS).

Where can I study my course?

  • Inverness Campus

How much will my course cost?

For information on costs of this course please contact the college at which you wish to study.

What funding can I apply for?

£200 ILA funding is available for this course.  To obtain your ILA please contact ILA Scotland on 0800 917 8000 for an application pack or check online at

ILA's must be in place before the course, they cannot be submitted retrospectively.

Is there more information available online?

You can use the above QR code to connect directly to the course details.

Apply for REHIS Intermediate Food Hygiene

Applications are to be made through the Business Solutions Team at Inverness College UHI, The Team can also be contacted for further course information on 01463 273307.

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