NHS Forth Valley Community Dietitians and Community Food Development Workers offer a range of free training courses to local staff, volunteers and community members in Forth Valley.
If you require further information about any training or events, please contact the Community Dietitian or Community Food Development Worker involved.
Cooking with Groups – Train the Trainer
Community Food Development Workers are offering a course for staff wishing to deliver cooking activities within groups in the community. The course covers key cooking skills and information on how to set up or run a cooking group, session planning, risk management, resources available, equipment required, evaluation, funding and hands on cooking.
Elementary Cooking Skills (REHIS)
Community Food Development and REHIS have been working in partnership to develop new accredited elementary cooking skills courses. This course offers a certificate in basic cooking skills and is aimed at people who have limited cooking skills and where a qualification would be useful for education or employment opportunities.
Elementary Food and Health Nutrition Course (REHIS)
These Food and Health courses are suitable for those who are involved in food activities, who are providing information on food to others and those who are preparing or organising food in community cafes or cooking groups. This is a six hour course covering key nutrition messages.
How to access food hygiene training
Forth Valley College:
- Forth Valley College deliver a range of Hospitality Courses including the Food Hygiene courses below:
REHIS Elementary Food Hygiene – This certificate is a practical course designed to give individuals a basic knowledge and understanding of the causes of food poisoning, measures for prevention and the legal aspects of food hygiene in Scotland.
This is a 1 day course and costs £60 per person.
REHIS Intermediate Food Hygiene – This course provides a detailed understanding of food hygiene. It is suited to individuals who are already working in hospitality or catering who have existing skills and knowledge of food hygiene practices.
This is an evening course and costs £265 per person.
REHIS Training Centre:
NHS Forth Valley Community Food Development Workers:
Our Nutrition and Dietetic Health Improvement Team can signpost or on occasions fund and deliver REHIS courses.
Funding is Available
There is funding available that individuals can apply for, you could receive up to £200 towards a single course or training episode per year. Find out if you qualify for Individual Training Accounts (ITA) Funding at My World of Work.