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REHIS Elementary Food Hygiene Training Course

REHIS Elementary Food Hygiene Training Course
REHIS approved training. http://www.tbds.co.uk

 
 
Stirling:  04/12/18
Edinburgh:  06/12/18
Glasgow:  13/11/18

 

There are certain things you have to do if you own or operate a food business or food service of any shape or size. Number one on the list? Food safety training.

All food handlers MUST be trained. The new Food Law Code of Practice came into use in Scotland in April 2015. It has implications for many businesses handling and selling raw, cooked and pre-prepared food.

“Food business operators are required by law, to ensure that food handlers receive appropriate supervision and instruction/training in food hygiene in line with their work activity and should enable them to handle food safely. Providing food for other people through catering and retail establishments means being aware of – and following – food safety law.’

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In this day and age you can’t afford to operate without the Royal Environmental Health Service Scotland Certification.

REHIS Elementary Food Hygiene is a professionally and nationally recognised certificated course which provides training in the principles and practice of good food hygiene.

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This is even more important  if you are dealing with the more susceptible groups of people such as the very young, the elderly or the infirm. One case of food poisoning, no matter how minor, has meant the end of many a business. You just can’t afford to take any risks with customers health.
The Royal Environmental Health Institute of Scotland (REHIS) Elementary Food Hygiene training course, delivered by TBDS as an approved training centre , is recognised by your local Environmental Health Officer and other agencies world wide as being suitable for those working with food in restaurants, hotels, bars, nurseries, residential homes, hospitals and also those involved in day care. In a nutshell anyone handling food. Any food handler.

REHIS approved Elementary Food Hygiene Training CentreJean Payne of Training & Business Development Services manages a fully approved REHIS approved Elementary Food Hygiene Training Centre. In the last 19 years Jean has successfully trained more than fifteen thousand food handlers with all sorts of food related occupations, from all walks of life, with many different levels of education and from many countries from all over the world.

Training That Saves You Time, Money
and Gives You Peace Of Mind

In this day and age you can’t afford to operate without the REHIS certificate especially if you’re dealing with the more susceptible groups of people such as the very young, the elderly or the infirm. One case of food poisoning, no matter how minor, has meant closure and  the end of many a business. So you need the key members of your catering and food production teams away from the business for as little time as possible. Good news !

Your food handlers can complete this essential food hygiene training course in only one day!That includes taking the exam that will allow them to gain their REHIS certificate.

NB.There is a REHIS minimum course training time of six hours and the exam takes half an hour.

So what does the elementary food hygiene training course cover?

The course covers:

A general introduction to food hygiene
Bacteria and their characteristics
The incidence of food poisoning and it’s preventionelementary food hygiene training
Personal Hygiene and Working Habits of the Food Handler
The Working Environment
Cleaning Practices
Common Food Pests and their Control
Food Safety Legislation
At this level hazard analysis, and the implementation of food safety systems based on HACCP principles is incorporated into the course content.

At the end of the course there is a short examination which can be taken in the form of a multiple choice paper or an oral examination if required. Successful applicants are awarded the REHIS certificate
The course is informal and involves, group discussions, group activities and short video inserts. It is a full day course usually runs from 9.30am until 5pm.The maximum number of delegates on a course is fifteen.

Okay, so when is the next training course? Check out the course calender for dates near you

What level of training is this course?

The REHIS Elementary Food Hygiene Course is Level 2 Food Hygiene Training

We are often asked “What is a food handler?”

“Where it is used, the term ‘food handler’ mainly refers to people who directly touch open
food as part of their work. They can be employed or agency staff.
However, it also includes anyone who may touch food contact surfaces or other surfaces in
rooms where open food is handled. This is because they can also contaminate food by
spreading bacteria for example to surfaces that food will come into contact with, e.g. work
tops and food packaging before it is used. They can also contaminate other surfaces such
as door handles which can then contaminate the hands of people who handle food directly
for example.
The term can therefore apply to managers, cleaners, maintenance contractors and
inspectors for example. It is the effect of their presence that is important, not the reason for
them being there.” Definition from the Food Standards Agency UK

Its very easy to book

For individuals and businesses who want to book up to places: Simply click on the course calendar link. Select the date and the location you want. Follow the instructions. You will then be taken to PayPal where you will need to make full prepayment using a credit card,debit card or your PayPal account for your course places. When you have made the prepayment  you will receive an email confirming your place and payment. You will also get joining instructions including a map showing the venue location. For public transport links simply download the Free Traveline Scotland public transport information App.

Enquiries

If you just want to enquire about courses, have a question you need answered or are a business that would like to arrange an in-house course please contact Jean by completing the contact form on the website  – If we are out running courses, we will get back to you within 48 hours.

Here’s What Previous Trainees Said

Friendly, welcoming speaker made a lot of content fun to learn”


“Good course, easy to understand and kept me interested”


“Very thorough and excellent, good teacher”


“Very knowledgeable tutor who kept my attention very well”

“Good course, tutor made it interesting & fun”

“Very good course, although it was a long day it didn’t feel long”

“Well presented – no boring or ‘dry’ sessions”


“Actually quite enjoyed course after being really nervous about whether I pass or fail”
 

” A potentially boring subject matter was brought to life by the tutor”

“I was nervous about sitting the exam at the end, but the trainer put us all at ease and had good ways of helping us remember the information”

“Having worked in various aspects of a hotel for 8 years I now have a much better understanding of what is required for food hygiene”

In House Courses

Many businesses who have a lot of staff members to train prefer to run their own in house Royal Environmental Health Institute Scotland elementay food hygiene training courses.  As a recognised training centre TBDS can register and undertake these course for you at your own venues. At times to suit your business and at competitive rates.  If you would like to know more about this service please telephone 07720 895765 or simply complete the contact form on the website. We will get back to you within 48 hours.

Check out the course calender for dates near you.
The Royal Environmental Health Institute Elementary Food Hygiene course is recognised by your local Environmental Health Officer and is suitable for those working in restaurants, hotels, bars, nurseries, residential homes and also those involved in day care. In a nutshell anyone handling food. Any food handler.

For detials of TBDS Elementary Food Hygiene Training Courses please call 07720 895765

 

 

 

 

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If there is sufficient demand or if you want to run a course in a specific area  Get in touch. Please use the contact form.

It’s worth noting that regulations do change. It’s recommended that food handlers take the course every three years, consider our refresher course, and check their working practices still comply with the changes in legislation. Keep one step ahead of your local EHO. New Cross-contamination guidelines  are included in the Food Hygiene courses.

Hate exams? Difficulty writing?

Don’t we all? But don’t worry this is a multiple-choice exam and throughout the day you will learn some new things and reinforce what you already know about food hygiene. So the exam will hold no fears for you.

‘It’s all very well to say that, but although I can speak and understand English, it’s a different matter writing it!’

No problem let us know and we can arrange an oral exam for you.
REHIS Approved Elementary Food Hygiene Training

 

Five reasons you need to book food hygiene training today

1. You will satisfy legal requirements for your workplace and as an employer, c omply with current EU 852/2004 Regulations on the Hygiene of Foodstuffs and the new Food Hygiene (UK) Regulations 2006.

2. REHIS Elementary Food Hygiene is a professionally and nationally recognised certificated course which provides training in the principles and best practice of good food hygiene.

3. You ensure the safety of your customers & service users

4. You learn skills for the workplace – prepare food safely and confidently
5. A low food hygiene score published food safety score by your local EHO or the serving of an improvement notice for non-compliance could have serious implications for your business or organisation