Elementary Food Hygiene
The Elementary Food Hygiene qualification from REHIS is recognised nationally and internationally as equivelent to Level 2. Seafish is
able to deliver this across the UK by means of Seafish's hugely successful Open Learning programme, trainers delivering Seafish
approved training courses or by the Seafish elearning platform.
Whatever method of training is used, the multiple choice test that leads to
the qualification has been developed by REHIS and Seafish to reflect the interests of each sector.
The Elementary Food Hygiene qualification is formally credit rated to SCQF Level 5 (Level 2 in England, Northern Ireland and Wales).
Sectors covered by exam packs
- Fish friers;
- Processors and manufacturers;
The open learning module (hygiene and cleaning in the seafood industry)
is approved by REHIS
and can lead (by examination) to an Elementary
Food Hygiene certificate. REHIS's Elementary Food Hygiene
Certificate is internationally recognised and is equivalent to a
level 2 food safety qualification.
has a long working relationship with REHIS and is pleased to be able to offer
Elementary Food Hygiene qualifications to all parts of the fish
and shellfish industry, throughout the UK.
hygiene module has successfully delivered training to more than
10,000 food handlers in the UK fish and shellfish industry.
The success rate for candidates is over 98%.
The hygiene module is available in English as well as Lithuanian, Polish and Portuguese. We can offer examinations in all four languages at
Elementary Level. If you need to undertake an exam in a language other than these four, then we can offer Introductory Food Hygiene examinations in Latvian,
Russian and Spanish as well.
Introductory Food Hygiene is a half day taught course .
detailed look at bacteria
and Food pests
and the law
- Basic HACCP
Trainees are also
supported by the Strikeback 2 DVD, which is available free with purchases of the Hygiene and Cleaning Open Learning Module or available
online as 5
qualification - Trainees who successfully complete the post course
examination will receive a REHIS certificate.
Location - This self-study course is available in all parts of the
UK, with local invigilators available to deliver onsite examinations.
for all - More than 10,000 trainees have studied this programme
from single individuals to an entire factory of 256 employees, including
fish friers, mongers and processors.
means of training staff and acquiring a nationally recognised qualification.
Safety Training by Hygiene Online Learning Materials
is now at hand. The open learning module is available as online learning materials. With all the contents available online there are now three great ways to learn about food
safety and food hygiene.
Online Pack pack is free to study, and if you then want to sit the formal
exam that can lead to a REHIS qualification then our UK network
of exam invigilators and approved training providers can help (fees
similar to those for open learning will apply).
"food hygiene online learning materials" - available here.
2 Food Safety Training for the Seafood Industry - Taught Courses
Hygiene and cleaning in the seafood industry is also a one day
taught course for the REHIS Elementary Food Hygiene Certificate.
Trainees that successfully complete the post course examination
will receive a REHIS certificate. An attendance certificate
is also available.
While meeting the requirements for nationally recognised qualifications,
our courses are tailored to meet the specific needs of the various
sectors of the seafood industry.
course is available in most parts of the UK, although the location
of the venue and trainer may affect the final cost of delivery.