REHIS Intermediate Food Hygiene


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

Course code



Both Campus Sites


3.5 Days



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

Many of our courses are eligible for ITA Funding.  Please visit My World of Work website for details.

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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