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.
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?
You must attend the full one day training session.
Where can I study my course?
Flexible start dates. Please contact your local college centre for more information.
This includes a handbook, the examination and certification.
Funding of up to £200 is available to help with payment of course fees, depending on your personal circumstances.
This support will be available for people who are 16 or over, living in Scotland and either in low paid work or actively seeking work. To be eligible, you must have income of £22,000 a year or less, or be on certain benefits.
You will also not be undertaking any secondary, further or higher education, SDS funded training or participating on the Community Jobs Scotland programme.
Please contact your local college centre for more information about funding, or call us on 01397 874000.
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.