Training courses at Cyrenians Good Food (Edinburgh)

Cyrenians Good Food is an accredited Royal Environmental Health Institute of Scotland (REHIS) Centre offering a range of training around food, cooking, health and hygiene.  Places are available on courses in June and July.

These include:

Elementary Food and Health course 24 June 2013
 A full one-day course that covers basic nutrition, the  relationship between diet and health and provides information on making healthy food choices for a variety of  different needs in order to improve food provision.

Good Food Good Health Joint Award: Train the trainer in delivery of cooking classes 23/24 July 2013
This accredited  REHIS/Cyrenians Good Food Good Health Joint Award is tailored to support workers to hlep clients from vulnerable groups learn valuable independent living skills focused on food and health. The course is delivered over two days followed by six two-hour practical cooking sessions to provide hands-on training.  Participants will gain an understanding in basic nutrition, food budgeting, and menu planning as well as develop the skills, knowledge and confidence to deliver practical in-house cooking classes to those they work with.  Please note participants on this course are required to hold a REHIS Elementary Food Hygiene certificate.

Elementary Food Hygiene: 21 June and 19 July 2013
A nationally recognised qualification to meet the standard required for those working in catering or the provision of meals.  A one-day course that covers basic bacteria, food poisoning, personal hygiene, working environment, cleaning practices, pest control and basic legislation.

If you are interested in booking a place, finding out about cots, or would like to discuss any aspect of the above courses, please contact ChrisStevenson@cyrenians.org.uk or phone 0131 554 3900.

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