REHIS Advanced Food Hygiene @ SCQF Level 8


This course will be delivered over 5 days. The final exam will take place on campus – dats to be confirmed.

This is an SCQF level 8 course.

Course suitable for:

  • Senior Managers in food manufacturing and catering businesses
  • Quality Managers
  • Head Chefs
  • Production managers

Overall Objectives of the course

To provide candidates with sufficient knowledge to enable them to:

  • improve the standards and safety of their operation
  • reduce the risk of food poisoning and food complaints
  • identify hazards and instigate suitable controls, monitoring and corrective action
  • interpret the requirements of food legislation
  • successfully complete the Level 4 Diploma in Advanced Food Hygiene examinations.

Course code



Dumfries and Stranraer Campus


Course delivered over 5 days, 09:00 – 16:30, plus written and oral exam.
Additional time will be spend between sessions completing assignments and course activities.




Location: Dumfries
Day 1 – 01 May 2024 09:00
Day 2 – 08 May 2024 09:00
Day 3 – 15 May 2024 09:00
Day 4 – 22 May 2024 09:00
Day 5 – 29 May 2024 09:00

Entry Requirements

A current REHIS Intermediate Food Hygiene Certificate or equivalent is required.

Course Content

On this intensive course, the following modules will be covered:

  • General Introduction
  • Bacteriology
  • Bacterial Food Poisoning
  • Food Borne Infections
  • Non- Bacterial Food Poisoning
  • Food contamination and its prevention
  • Personal hygiene
  • Food storage and temperature control
  • Food Preservation
  • Design, Construction and maintenance of food premises, equipment and utensils
  • Pest control
  • Food Safety Management
  • Hazard Analysis critical control point
  • The training and Education of Food Handlers
  • Legislation


Throughout the course candidates must successfully complete 4 assignments. Canddiates will then be put forward for the REHIS examination, which consists of a 3 hour written paper and an oral question and answer session.

Course Contact Details

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

Telephone: 01387 734199

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