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Elementary Food Hygiene (REHIS)


The REHIS Elementary Food Hygiene Course is a practical course designed to give individuals a basic knowledge and understanding of the causes of food poisoning, measures for prevention and the legal aspects of food hygiene in Scotland.

Learning Outcomes

Participants will gain a good knowledge and understanding of the following areas and must successfully complete the exam which concludes the course:

  • General Introduction to Food Hygiene
  • Food Pests
  • Bacteria
  • Food Premises, Equipment and Utensils
  • Food Poisoning and Its Prevention
  • Cleaning and Disinfection
  • Personal Hygiene
  • Food Hygiene Law

Who should attend?

All staff within the Health and Social Care Partnership (HSCP) who need their REHIS Elementary Food Hygiene Certificate.

Course Length:

This is a 1-day face to face session.


Please Note: that this needs to be renewed every 3 - 5 years.

Please click here for all information on how to book.