Food Hygiene - Elementary Certificate

What is special about this course?

This one day course will provide food handlers with a basic understanding of food hygiene. It is a nationally recognised qualification.

Entry requirements

There are no entry requirements for this course.

The course covers

  • Bacteria and how it affects food
  • Food pests and how to control them
  • Cleaning practices
  • Hygiene and habits of food handlers
  • Hygiene in the preparation, cooking and storage of food
  • Current food legislation

How will I study my course?

  • Short course
  • Day release

How long will my course last?

1 Days

You must attend the full one day training session.

Start date

Flexible start dates. Please contact your local college centre for more information.

How much will my course cost?

The cost of the course is £95.

This includes a handbook, the examination and certification.

What funding can I apply for?

If you already have a Skills Development Scotland Individual Learning Account (ILA) then you can enrol on a course until 30 June 2017 as long as the course commences no later than 30 September 2017.

From October 2017, the scheme is being refreshed. For more information on how to apply for a new Individual Training Account (ITA) from Skills Development Scotland, go to:

What can I do on completion of my course?

On completion of the Elementary Food Hygiene you could progress onto the Intermediate, E-Learning Food Hygiene.

Is there more information available online?

You can use the above QR code to connect directly to the course details.

Apply for Food Hygiene - Elementary Certificate

To apply for this course, please contact your

local college centre.

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