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SRUC Training Courses: Food Hygiene: Elementary Certificate in Food Hygiene

Accrediting Body



A one-day REHIS certificated training course.

What is Involved?

Course content includes:
• Food hygiene
• Food poisoning & food-borne diseases
• Contamination hazards
• Purchasing, storage & preparation of food
• Personal hygiene
• Food premises & equipment
• Pest recognition & control
• Cleaning & disinfection
• Law relating to food & food safety
• Short multiple-choice assessment at end of the training

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Certification/Award on Completion

Royal Environmental Health Institute of Scotland Certificate

What you will need to bring

Pen and Paper

Course Dates

SRUC Aberdeen Campus
13th November 2019

SRUC Ayr Campus
4th September 2019
9th October 2019
6th November 2019
4th December 2019

SRUC Elmwood Campus
30th October 2019

Further course dates can be scheduled on demand.


1 full day

Start/Finish Times

9am - 4.30pm


SRUC Ayr, Auchincruive; SRUC Elmwood Campus


£80 (VAT exempt)

Our course fees include training, assessment and registration fees. Please note there is no VAT on our training.


Important update

Individual Training Accounts will open on Monday 13 January 2020.

This phase of the scheme will accept up to 10,000 new applications.

SDS Individual Training Accounts (ITA)

You may be eligible for part funding to support the cost of this course.

Get up to £200 towards the cost of a training course with an SDS Individual Training Account (ITA).

You could use the money to build the skills you need for a job. Or get some training to take your career to the next level. Whatever you want to do, there is a wide range of ITA approved courses on offer.
And because it's not a loan you don't have to pay it back.

Sounds good? Start searching for an ITA approved course and apply online.
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How do I book?

To book a place on one of our courses, please complete and return the course booking form to the appropriate campus address or email address shown below. Course fees must be paid in full at the time of booking. Payments can be made over the phone using a debit/credit card, by cheque made payable to SRUC or by Bank Transfer (for bank transfer details please contact your chosen campus).


Cancellations must be made at least 10 working days prior to the course start date otherwise the full course fee is still payable. In the event that SRUC has to cancel a course for any reason your course fees will be refunded in full or your booking transferred to the next available date if this is suitable.


Fiona Lanni (SRUC Ayr)

01292 525355

Contact 2

Liz Rioch (SRUC Elmwood)

01334 658842

Contact 3

Ann-Marie Duncan ( SRUC Aberdeen)