• Do you work or volunteer as a Food Handler? Do you handle food as part of work or volunteering?
  • Are you looking for work and want to improve your CV?
  • Have you already achieved the Elementary Food Hygiene certificate but need a refresher?

This interesting and useful course is designed for all food handlers working in all aspects of the food industry, including: catering/licensed trade, food production and processing industries, restaurants & cafés and for those in caring and voluntary situations involving food preparation or handling. It is also highly relevant for anyone who cooks at home!

In person course:

We will be delivering this course at Goodtrees Neighbourhood Centre. The course will take place on Tuesday 23rd April, 9.30am - 4.30pm.


Places on our courses are competitively priced at £70 per person, including course materials, a certificate on successful completion of the course and - if necessary - one resit.

What do you get out of it?

  • Learn skills for the workplace and the home – prepare food safely and confidently!
  • Interested in getting into catering? - Improve your CV and add to your skill set
  • Satisfy legal requirements in the workplace
  • Ensure the safety of your customers & service users

Who is it suitable for?

The course is open to everyone and is suitable for all those whose work or volunteering involves the handling or preparation of food.

A good level of language comprehension is required. People with any learning difficulties or literacy issues can get extra help by arrangement. Course materials and exam papers are available in a wide variety of languages. Please let us know in advance if you require foreign language resources.

Are you an employer? - Comply with current EU 852/2004 Regulations on the Hygiene of Foodstuffs and the new Food Hygiene (UK) Regulations 2006.

Course details:

The course takes seven hours and includes a short examination. Topics covered are:

  • Bacteria and their Characteristics
  • The Incidence of Food Poisoning and its Prevention
  • Personal Hygiene and Working Habits for the Food Handler
  • The Working Environment
  • Cleaning Practices
  • Common Food Pests and their Control
  • Food Safety Legislation


"Very professionally done, very well presented, extremely informative.  It was an excellent course." 

"The course was very good. We felt very welcome.  We were well-informed and any questions/queries were answered. There were open discussions/views within the group but [the trainer] also kept to time." 

If you have any questions or queries about this course, contact Theodora at:

[email protected] or 0131 467 7326

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