REHIS Intermediate Food Hygiene @ SCQF Level 7


This course is aimed at those in supervisory roles within the hospitality industry and those working in a high-risk food environment. The local Environmental Health Officer recommends this course to all supervisors of food handlers.

This course is also suitable for those who work within the food manufacturing industry and is a SCQF Level 7

For limited time only, we are offering 20% discount on this course. Was £215pp, NOW ONLY £172pp

Course code



Dumfries and Stranraer Campus


3.5 Days




Location: Dumfries
Day 1 – 02 Sep 2024 09:00
Day 2 – 09 Sep 2024 09:00
Day 3 – 16 Sep 2024 09:00
Revision and Exam – 23 Sep 2024 09:00

Entry Requirements

It is highly recommended that candidates hold an Elementary level Food Hygiene certificate SCQF Level 5

Course Content

  • Introduction to Food Hygiene
  • Bacteriology
  • Bacterial Food Poisoning and Food Borne infections
  • Non-bacterial food Poisoning
  • Food Contamination and its prevention
  • Food Storage and Temperature control
  • Food Preservation
  • Personal Hygiene
  • Cleaning and Disinfection
  • The Working Environment
  • Common Food Pests and their control
  • HACCP and Hazard Analysis
  • Supervisory Management
  • Legislation


The course concludes with an examination, 20 short answer questions, successful completion of which will result in the award of the Royal Environmental Health Institute of Scotland (REHIS) Intermediate Certificate.


Progression to Diploma in Advanced Food Hygiene or Intermediate HACCP

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)

If you have any questions please contact 01387 260035 or email

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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