REHIS Elementary Food Hygiene REHIS

What is special about this course?

This course will provide basic knowledge of safe and hygienic methods of handling and storing food.

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Entry requirements

Suitable for all employees, whose work involves preparation or serving food of any type.

  • Principles of Food Hygiene & link to HACCP

  • Outcome of poor hygiene standards

  • Bacteria, their effect and how to control risks

  • Food poisoning and prevention

  • Temperature control of food

  • Food premises, equipment and utensils

  • Pests and their control

  • Cleaning and disinfection

  • Food Law and the role of Environmental Health Officers

How will I study my course?

  • Short course
  • Face-to-face

How long will my course last?

One Day

Where can I study my course?


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    What can I do on completion of my course?

    A 30-minute multiple-choice examination on completion of the course permits each successful candidate to receive the Certificate in Elementary Food Hygiene awarded by the Royal Environmental Health Institute of Scotland (REHIS).

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