Food Hygiene REHIS Intermediate

What is special about this course?

This 3.5-day course provides in depth, food hygiene information, for food handlers.  It is particularly relevant to food handlers in a supervisory position.  The syllabus is set by REHIS (The Royal Environmental Health Institute of Scotland) and the course ends with a 2-hour written examination completing the fourth day.

Successful completion of the course provides you with a nationally recognised Intermediate Food Hygiene qualification.

Entry requirements

  • No formal entry requirements.

The course covers:

  • Supervisory Management
  • HACCP & Hazard Analysis
  • Bacteriology
  • Bacterial Food poisoning and Food Borne Infections
  • Food Contamination and its Prevention
  • Personal Hygiene
  • Food Storage and Temperature Control
  • The Working Environment
  • Cleaning and Disinfection
  • Common Food Pests and their Control
  • Legislation



How will I study my course?

  • Short course

Two hour exam on fourth day of the course.

How long will my course last?

Four day short course.

Where can I study my course?

    • Thurso
    • Alness
    • Dornoch

Start date

A waiting list is in operation for this course.

To book your place, phone or email Admissions. If this course is not scheduled to be held in the near future, we will hold your name on the list until we have sufficient to run the course.



For the latest information on fees please see our Tuition Fees information.


Note that it is possible to use an Individual Learning Account (ILA)to pay for this unit. Further information on ILAs can be found on the ILA Scotland website,  or by telephoning 0808 100 1090.

What can I do on completion of my course?

  • Other relevant courses.

Is there more information available online?

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