REHIS Controlling the Risk of Cross Contamination @ SCQF Level 5

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Introduction

This course is aimed at managers, chefs and supervisors of food businesses of all sizes where both raw food and ready-to-eat foods are handled. It is also an excellent refresher course for those who hold the REHIS Intermediate Food Hygiene or equivalent

Course code

SRCO

Location

Dumfries and Stranraer Campus

Duration

This course is 6 hours delivery

Candidates will also be sent pre-course work to do prior to attending the course

Price

£115.00

Entry Requirements

Ideally candidates should already hold the REHIS Intermediate Food Hygiene certificate or equivalent

Course Content

Aim

To increase knowledge of microbiological cross contamination risks in food businesses where both raw food and ready to eat food are handled. To consider how such risks can be prevented and controlled taking account of the latest Food Standard Scotland guidance.

Objectives: By the end of the workshop delegates will be able to:

  1. State why there is a risk and identify the significant micro-organisms involved.
  2. Understand and Identify sources of cross contamination in a food business
  3. Describe cross-contamination risks in food businesses
  4. Understand how to control the risks of cross-contamination by:
    • Physical Separation
    • Design of utensils, equipment and premises
    • Cleaning and Disinfection using chemicals, the correct use of detergents, sanitisers and disinfectants
    • Nonchemical disinfection – hot water and steam disinfection
    • Personal hygiene and proper handling practices

  5. Understand and implement management controls for preventing microbiological and allergenic cross- contamination in food businesses by:
    • The use of HACCP based food safety management systems
    • The use of Cooksafe with regard to personal hygiene, cleaning and disinfection and cross contamination prevention
    • The use of relevant national guidance and codes of practice
    • Training and supervising staff

  6. Understand the enforcement actions available to enforcement officers by describing the legal requirements relevant to the control of cross-contamination.

Assessments

There is no formal examination or assessment

On completion, candidates will receive a REHIS certificate

Additional funding information

No One Left Behind Training Allowance
Dumfries and Galloway Local Employability partnership (Funded by the Scottish Government) are proud to be working in partnership with DG College to offer eligible individuals funding to learn new, work-related skills and training.

You can use the money to build the skills you need for a job or get some training to take your career to the next level.

And because it’s not a loan, you don’t have to pay it back.

Check if you are eligible then follow the registration process.

Are you eligible?

You must meet all of the following criteria

  • 16 years of age or older
  • Resident in Dumfries and Galloway
  • Have the right to work and live in the UK.
  • Unemployed and looking to get back into work OR in employment and claiming an income-based benefit (i.e Universal Credit)

AND at least one of the following characteristics: (hyperlink to the definitions)

  • Parents with a child under the age of 19 (still registered in full time education)
  • Armed Forces Veteran
  • Asylum Seeker
  • Care Experienced
  • Caring responsibilities
  • Childcare needs
  • Criminal Convictions
  • Homeless or affected by housing inclusion.
  • Long Term health condition/ illness
  • No Limited work experience.
  • Refugee
  • Substance related conditions
  • Lack of Transport

If you meet the criteria, you could receive the full cost of your course fee.

Apply for your No One Left Behind Grant

To access support with the fees you must register with DG Works. Just follow the link or use the QR code. If you are already registered, please contact your Employment Key Worker for next steps.

Once you have completed the registration form and your eligibility has been checked someone from DG Works (part of Dumfries and Galloway Council) will contact you to ask you to provide the following evidence:

  • Reside in Scotland (e.g. evidence address)
  • Working Age (e.g. birth certificate)
  • Right to Live & Work in the UK (e.g. evidence of benefits)

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If you have any questions please contact 01387 260035 or email DGEmployability@dumgal.gov.uk

Course Contact Details

If you would like more information or to reserve a place on a course, please get in touch.

Telephone: 01387 734199
E-mail:shortcourses@dumgal.ac.uk

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