Elementary Food Hygiene - REHIS (SCQF Level 5)

Equipping learners with an understanding of basic food hygiene and safe, healthy food handing/preparation.


North East Scotland College, Aberdeen
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This course is available on the North East Scotland College website.


Why take this course?

Knowing how to prepare food in a safe hygienic way is very important, whether you work in the hospitality industry or simply help out at your local community group. This course is primarily for those who are currently employed or seeking employment in the hospitality/catering industry, whether professionally or on a voluntary basis. It is designed to give each student an in-depth understanding of safe, healthy food handling and preparation. On successful completion you will receive a widely recognised qualification.

What you will experience

You will cover key aspects of food hygiene, focusing on a range of topics – from delivery from business premises to preparation and storage. You will also focus on personal hygiene, correct refrigeration temperatures, correct cooking temperatures and appropriate storage facilities.

A REHIS exam will be given to candidates at the end of the course and certificates are issued by REHIS to those who are successful at a later date.

About North East Scotland College

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North East Scotland College is the single largest provider of vocational education and training in the North East of Scotland.

We have a course to suit everyone; whether you’re fresh out of school, currently working, returning to education or simply want to try something new – whatever your educational or occupational background, an opportunity awaits at NESCol.

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