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  • Greener Kirkcaldy - REHIS Elementary Food Hygiene Course

    Created: 17/11/2022
    News/Events Category: Training and Learning

    When: 9.30am - 4.30pm, Monday 28 November 2022
    Where: Greener Kirkcaldy
    This event is being organised by Greener Kirkcaldy
    This particular event is free to attend, so no payment is required.

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

    The REHIS Elementary Food Hygiene Certificate 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.

    If the date does not not suit you but you would still like the training, or you want this training delivered to your team (6-10 people) please get in touch with their facilitator Jackie at [email protected]. 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 practices;
    • 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. Greener Kirkcaldy is a community-led charity and development trust working locally to combat the climate emergency, tackle fuel poverty and food insecurity, and bring people together for a more sustainable Kirkcaldy.

    They are an accredited REHIS training centre. Their courses are delivered by experienced and accredited tutors. Booking is required for this course. They would prefer that you book online via Eventbrite. However, if you need assistance in booking you can contact [email protected] or call 01592 858 458.  The cost of this training is £50 (£45 community / third sector organisation) All information for this event is available in the above Eventbrite link.

    Some resources and test papers can be provided on other languages, please let us know when you are booking the course.

    They sometimes use their meeting room upstairs for training so please indicate if you are able to climb stairs when you book the course. There is Disabled parking available outside 8 East Fergus Place and there is a ramp into the building and level access throughout. There is also a disabled bathroom.

    Contact: Jackie Arreaza
    Phone: 01592 858 458
    E-mail: [email protected]
    For more information visit this weblink

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