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REHIS Elementary Food Hygiene

Campus Granton Campus

Qualification SCQF Level 5

Study mode Part time

Start date Multiple available

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Campus Granton Campus Study mode Part time Start date 15/03/23 Duration 0 Weeks
Campus Granton Campus Study mode Part time Start date 14/06/23 Duration 0 Weeks

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Course overview

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

Entry requirements

  • No formal entry requirements are needed

English Proficiency Requirements

IELTS 5.5

Progression and Articulation Routes

  • Intermediate Food Hygiene
  • REHIS Intermediate Food Hygiene course

Career options

 

  • This course will lead to a safer and healthier working environment

 

Study Options

Campus Study mode Start date Duration
Granton Campus Part time 15/03/23 0 Weeks
Granton Campus Part time 14/06/23 0 Weeks

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