Elementary Food Hygiene (REHIS) (Dates Within)

Course Introduction

Online REHIS – Elementary Food Hygiene course which covers the following –

  • An Introduction to Food Hygiene
  • Bacteria and their Characteristics
  • Food Poisoning and its Prevention
  • Personal Hygiene
  • The Working Environment
  • Common Pests and their Control
  • Cleaning Practices
  • Food Legislation

Assessment – 30 minute examination under controlled conditions, the assessment comprises 30 multiple choice questions and candidates require 60 % to pass, on successful completion a REHIS certificate will be issued.

The assessment will be arranged using a Video Conferencing Platform – Candidates will require a working Webcam, Microphone, Speaker and Good Internet connection.

You will be sent an invite to the assessment in advance.

On receipt of your booking form, we will email an enrolment form and equality monitoring form which must be completed and returned in order to be sent the course link for Zoom.   We will also post a copy of the REHIS Elementary Food Hygiene Handbook prior to course commencement.   You are required to read handbook thoroughly before online training.

NB: The purpose of this information is to give you an indication of the content of the course and also the level at which the course is set.  Please read the information carefully and if you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact the College.


A Royal Environmental Health Institute of Scotland (REHIS) certificate will be awarded on successful completion.


2 half-day sessions – 0930 to 1300

Course dates are as follows:

05/10/20 & 06/10/20

26/10/20 & 27/10/20

09/11/20 & 10/11/20

30/11/20 & 01/12/20



Online Delivery

Entry Requirements

No formal entry requirements.

Progression Opportunities

REHIS Intermediate Food Hygiene.

Additional Course Information

Materials required

Candidates will need to be able to access a Video Conferencing Platform eg, Zoom, Teams. You will be sent an invite in advance.

For further information please contact us on 01450 361 030 or email us by clicking on the link "Enquire about this Course".

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