Level 2 Food Hygiene

REHIS certificated course

Level 2 Food Hygiene 

The standard Royal Environmental Health Institute of Scotland (REHIS) course for staff and volunteers handling food in the workplace. This course is a requirement for staff and volunteers who handle ‘open food’ in the workplace, i.e. if they are involved in any of the following activities: purchase/ delivery, storage, preparation, cooking and serving of ‘high risk’ food (meat, dairy products, eggs, fish and cooked rice).

Open Course Dates

Course Information

Course Content

  • introduction to food hygiene
  • bacteria and their characteristics
  • incidence of food poisoning and its prevention
  • personal hygiene and working habits of the food handler
  • the working environment
  • cleaning practices
  • common food pests and their control
  • food safety legislation
  • relevant information on Covid-19 throughout

Certification  Certificate from the Royal Environmental Health Institute of Scotland (REHIS) (valid for 5 years)

Course Length  6 hours (2 x 3 hour sessions)

Delivery Model   This course can be delivered face-to-face or as an online training session. For online delivery, participants will require access to a PC or device which connects to the internet. 

Maximum Participants  15

Course Fee  

  • £525 for up to 8 participants
  • £55 per additional participant up to a maximum of 15

Group Booking Information

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Arrangements for Students requiring Language Support

Please contact us a minimum of three weeks in advance of the course date if course participants require any of the following:

  • foreign language versions of course booklets or multiple choice assessments
  • an interpreting service
  • oral multiple choice assessment