REHIS Elementary Food Hygiene
Campus Sighthill Campus
Qualification SCQF Level 5
Study mode Part time
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This is a one-day course aimed at anyone working within a food handling environment including; catering and licensed trade food production, processing industries, those in caring and voluntary situations involving food preparation or handling.
The REHIS Elementary Food Hygiene Certificate provides evidence that the holder has achieved a basic understanding of good food safety practices as required by law. On successful completion of the course you will?know the following; how food poisoning is caused; how to prevent food poisoning; the main requirements of the Food Safety Act and the Food Hygiene (Scotland) Regulations.
Successful course participants will receive the REHIS Elementary Food Hygiene Certificate.
Your employer may be entitled to funding towards this course find out more here: www.edinburghcollege.ac.uk/fwdf
What you will learn
- An introduction to food hygiene
- Bacteria and their characteristics
- Food borne diseases and foods at risk
- Food poisoning
- Personal hygiene and the working habits of the food handler
- The working environment and equipment
- Cleaning practices
- Common food pests and their control
- Food safety legislation
How the course is assessed
There is an examination at the end of the course which is a 30 question multiple-choice paper with a 60% or more pass mark.
Number of days per week
1 day course
No formal entry requirements are needed
Information on Tests / Auditions / Interview Requirements
- Intermediate Food Hygiene
- REHIS Intermediate Food Hygiene course
English Proficiency RequirementsIELTS 5.5
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