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  • REHIS Elementary Food Hygiene

    Created: 19/10/2022
    News/Events Category: Training and Learning

    When: 09:30 - 16:30, Tuesday 25 October 2022
    Where: 8 East Fergus Place , Kirkcaldy, Fife KY1 1XT
    This event is being organised by Greener Kirkcaldy
    Places for voluntary sector delegates (staff, committee members or volunteers) £45.00 per person
    Places for non-voluntary sector delegates are £50.00 per person

    It is too late to book a place for this particular session, sorry about that.

    Greener Kirkcaldy has places left on this REHIS Elementary Food Hygiene Certificate training course which takes place from 09:30 - 16:30 on Tuesday 25 October 2022. This is a practical course designed to give food handlers a basic knowledge and understanding of the causes of food poisoning, measures for prevention and the legal aspects of food hygiene in Scotland. Anyone working directly with food as a food handler is required to be trained in food hygiene. A food handler is anyone that comes into contact with food directly or indirectly. 

    The course will cover:

    • An introduction to food hygiene.
    • Bacteria and their characteristics.
    • Food poisoning and it's prevention.
    • Personal hygiene and food handling.
    • The working environment.
    • Food pests and how to control them.
    • Effective cleaning practises.
    • HACCP and food legislation.

    This course will give you the knowledge and skills to work with and comply with food safety and hygiene practices. It is relevant to anyone working or intending to work in hospitality and catering; the care sector; food retailing and food processing; and anyone who is interested in food hygiene. It is also relevant to anyone working or volunteering with food in community projects: foodbanks; food redistribution projects such as larders and pantries; community shops; cooking skills classes and much more. The course is 6 hours in total and includes a multiple-choice test to achieve the certificate. The certificate is awarded by the Royal Environmental Health Institute of Scotland known as REHIS.

    To book for this course, please visit Eventbrite. However, if you need assistance in booking you can contact [email protected] or call 01592 858 458.

    The cost is £50 (£45 for community/third sector organisation).

    Phone: 01592 858458
    E-mail: [email protected]
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