SCQF Level 7
Professional Cookery, Hospitality, Retail and Events

Course Overview
This course is ideal for you if you`re a food handler with responsibility for the work of others. In addition it is a useful course if you`re implementing a safe system for food hygiene in your place of work. This intermediate level course is delivered in a minimum of 18 hours and is designed for staff at supervisory level. Completion of the course includes a 2.5 hour examination. The course will cover: food poisoning food borne infections personal hygiene principles of HACCP Cleaning and disinfection pest control and the importance of due diligence. All staff will receive a certificate on completion of a written exam. An elementary hygiene certificate would be beneficial.
What You Will Learn
  • Food poisoning
  • Foodborne infections
  • Contamination of food and its prevention
  • Food preservation
  • Personal hygiene
  • Management of Food Hygiene and Safety and hazard analysis
  • Principles of HACCP
  • Cleaning and disinfection
  • Pest control
  • The importance of due diligence
  • Design maintenance 
  • learning of food premises and equipment
  • Food hygiene legislation
Entry Requirements
  • Elementary hygiene certificate
English Proficiency Requirements
  • IELTS 5.5
How the course is assessed
  • Written paper at end of course
Progression And Articulation Routes
  • REHIS Advanced Food Hygiene taught at Edinburgh College
Number Of Days Per Week
  • Two days a week for two weeks
Course Cost And Funding Options
Fee: £314 Sighthill part-time (year 1)
Start Date and Time

Part Time

This course will start on…
  • Monday 20/01/2020
End Date

Part Time

This course will end on...
  • Tuesday 28/01/2020
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