REHIS Elementary Food Hygiene

Food Safety First: Navigating the Essentials

Welcome to the REHIS Elementary Food Hygiene Course, where we embark on a journey to cultivate essential skills and knowledge in ensuring the safety and hygiene of food. In this comprehensive course, participants will delve into crucial aspects of food safety, exploring legislation, identifying hazards, mastering temperature control, and understanding the principles of safe food handling. Our aim is to empower individuals with the expertise needed to maintain the highest standards of hygiene in all environments.

Learning Objectives

  • Legislation
  • Food Safety Hazards
  • Temperature control
  • Refrigeration, chilling and cold holding
  • Cooking, hot holding and reheating
  • Food handling
  • Principles of safe food storage
  • Cleaning
  • Food premises and equipment

Course Format

The REHIS Elementary Food Hygiene course will be delivered in an interactive face-to-face classroom environment. This session will include a combination of theoretical presentations, practical demonstrations, group discussions, case studies, and hands-on activities. Experienced instructors will guide participants, allowing ample opportunities to practice skills in a safe learning environment.

Assessment Methods & Certification

Participants will undergo a multichoice paper at the end of the session to validate their learning from the course. Successful completion of the course will result in certification by REHIS and is best practice to renew every 3 years.

Additional Information

Length: The course duration is approximately 7.5 hours, which includes breaks and a lunch period.

Prerequisites: No prerequisites are required for participants to enrol in this course.

Required Materials: No materials are required for attending this course.


We offer onsite training, accommodating both large and small organisations. Our experienced trainers can deliver the course at your organisation's premises, ensuring convenience and relevance to your specific care environment.

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For group bookings, please use the “book now” button below. If you prefer personalised assistance, reach out to us via phone or email, and our dedicated team will ensure your training session is tailored to your organisation's requirements and availability. For individual bookings, please check our upcoming sessions.

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Meeting Your Training Needs

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