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Elementary Food Hygiene

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Whether you work in the hospitality industry or help out in a local community kitchen, knowing how to prepare food in a safe and hygienic manner is very important. This qualification is given to food handlers by the Royal Environmental Health Institute of Scotland and is nationally recognised by all divisions in the food industry. Whether you take the course for a professional or voluntary basis, the completion of this course will give you the in-depth knowledge needed for safe food handling and preparation.

  • Certified for 3 years
  • Royal Environmental Health Institute of Scotland (REHIS) regulated
  • 1 day course

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What’s covered?

  • Bacteria and their characteristics
  • Food poisoning and its prevention
  • Hygiene and habits of food handlers
  • The working environment
  • Common food pests and their control
  • Cleaning practices for food, equipment, utensils and premises
  • Hygiene in the preparation, cooking and storage of food
  • Hazardous Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) – the way of managing food safety hazards
  • Food legislation