REHIS Courses


ECF is a certificated centre for REHIS (The Royal Environmental Health Institute for Scotland).  Courses provided are:

  • Introduction to Food Hygiene – for non-food handlers
  • Elementary Food Hygiene – all food workers in the food industry
  • Elementary Food and Health – to provide nutrition and health information to people working in a wide range of catering outlets. Provides up-to-date information that extends their knowledge and understanding of the relationship between food and health.
  • Allergy Awareness - for anyone working in the provision of food

All courses are being held at MacDonald Road Library – Business Hub, 2 MacDonald Road, Edinburgh, EH7 4LU. Lothian Buses: 7, 10, 11, 12, 14, 16, 22, 25, 49.

The next planned courses are as follows:

REHIS Elementary Food Hygiene - cost £55 - Suitable for anyone working with food or wanting to work with food.

Tuesday 24th July - 10.30am - 5.30pm

Tuesday 18th September - 10.30am - 5.30pm

REHIS Elementary Food and Health (Nutrition) - FREE - Suitable for anyone working with food or would like to know more about healthy food

Monday 13th August - 10.30am - 5.30pm

Wednesday 19th September - 10.30am - 5.30pm

REHIS Allergy Awareness - £37.50 - Restaurants, cafes, community cafes, hotels, nurseries, schools, community centres, carers, hospitals and anyone working in the provision of food

Wednesday 1st August - 10.30am - 2.00pm

REHIS Eating Well for Older People - FREE

Wednesday 29th August - 10.30am - 2.00pm

All courses may be delivered privately at your venue by arrangement.

Also available by arrangement: REHIS Introduction to Food Hygiene (3.5 hours, £32.50); REHIS Introduction to Food and Health (3.5 hours, £0); REHIS Elementary Food and Health for Carers of Adults with a Learning Disability (9 hours, £0)