Borders College

Forthcoming short courses

Elementary Food Hygiene (REHIS) – 5 June alternatively 12 June 2019 alternatively18 June alternatively 26 June 2019

This course covers all aspects of basic food hygiene, bacteria and poisoning, safe working practices, common pests and food safety legislation and is essential for anyone working in the food industry.

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Chainsaw Maintenance Cross-cut and Felling – 10, 11, 12 & 13 June 2019

A practical hands on course where candidates will practice a range of chainsaw operations such as felling, declimbing and cross cut.

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BSC level 2 Award in Health & Safety in the Workplace – 11 June 2019

Nationally recognised qualification aimed at all employees, covering all essential knowledge of Health and Safety in the workplace and is suitable for all sectors. 

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All-Terrain Vehicles (ATV) – 14 June 2019

This is a basic course designed for the beginner wishing to operate and maintain an ATV safely over a range of ground conditions with an awareness of the legal requirements. Although designed for fun as well as hard work, these machines do have limitations and are a potential hazard if operators are not trained correctly.

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Scottish Personal Licence Holders Certificate – 17 June 2019

Our Personal Licence Holders Qualification is suitable for anyone authorising sales of alcohol from licensed premises who is legally required to hold a Personal Licence Holders Qualification.  The course assists in complying with the training requirement.  

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Emergency First Aid at Work (REHIS) – 25 June 2019

This course is ideal for smaller workplaces that present few health and safety risks and is suitable for nominated Emergency First Aiders or anyone wanting a comprehensive one day first aid course. 

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Intermediate Food Hygiene (REHIS) – commencing 10 September 2019

This course is aimed at staff who undertake a supervisory role in a food preparation business and includes the topics of Bacteriology, Bacterial Food Poisoning, Food Borne Infection, Non-Bacterial Food Poisoning, Food Contamination and its prevention, Personal Hygiene, Food Storage and Temperature Control, Food Preservation, Design, Construction and Maintenance of Food Premises, Cleaning and disinfection, Pest Control and Hazard Analysis and Legislation.

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Published: Tue 21st May, 2019