The course is suitable for any person currently working as a food handler in food retail, catering or processing.
The duration of the course is 8 hours + 1 hour for the examination and certification is from the Environmental Health Officers Association. This certification is valid for 5 years.
The course will be held at The Benwiskin Centre on Saturday, 27th April 2013 from 10am – 6pm followed by the examination (new date) on Friday, 10th May 2013 from 7pm – 8pm.
The course comprises of 11 sessions that include text and video presentations, also included are Workbook, Handbook, EHOA Exam fees, Certification, Summary Sheets & Handouts.
Modules covered in this course are: -
1. Introduction to Food Safety
2. Microbiological Hazards (Bacteria)
3. Food Poisoning and its Control
4. Contamination Hazards and Controls
5. Food Premises and Equipment
6. HACCP from Purchase to Service
7. Food Handlers and Personal Hygiene
8. Food Pests and Control
9. Cleaning and Disinfection
10. Food Safety Law and Enforcement
The cost per candidate is €130.
Please contact us on 071 9176721 if you wish to book a place.
We held a very successful defibrillator and CPR training event recently at the Centre.
20 people attended including Local people, staff from the Centre and members of Ballintrillick Environmental Group Committee.
Well done to all how attended and to the trainers who were brilliant too. We are now planning to install a unit here at the Centre very soon. A great addition to our community we think!
If you are interested in attending a course like this get in touch and we’ll keep your details on a list for the next one! info (at) benwiskincentre.com 0719176721
Well, we have really been busy recently organising a number of packages for youth & student groups coming to stay with us this summer.
We can offer groups a full package of catering, activities, classes, accommodation and FUN!
The one we are working on now is for a week at the end of April where we will welcome a youth group from France. They will stay a week with all meals catered for too.
Morning will encompass their English (TEFL) classes and then organised activities every afternoon including: Surfing, Gaelic Football, Ceili Dancing, Biking, Hiking, Touring, Bowling and Shopping! Plus a small bit of relaxing time too.
It’s going to be good fun!!!!!!
If you are trying to organise a group holiday Contact us 0719176721 firstname.lastname@example.org to help you plan your stay!
Why not join one of our great classes on in The Benwiskin Centre this Spring! We have so much on to suit all! And we are always looking for interest about new classes and activities, so do let us know what you’d like to see happening and we see can we arrange it.
Mondays see The Parent & Toddler Group first thing in the morning, then evening time we have Music Classes and then Adults Yoga.
Tuesday takes on the second P&T meeting of the week, some of our mums and dads even come to both! Then we plan to start a Kids Yoga class in the early evening and then the very popular weekly card game is on at 9pm.
Wednesday welcomes the amazing Adult Art class, which has been running for a very long time!!! Finally this year (as we have a waiting list every year for it) we are starting a new Beginners Adult Art Class to get some new people enjoying it too! Early evening and more Art, this time for Children and then the Improvers Computer Class is on in the evening.
Thursday dawns with a morning Zumba & Toning Class. Followed by a Beginners Computer Class. We hope to start a Children’s Irish Dancing Class now this week and then in the evenings the really popular Basket Making class is back too.
Friday comes and we have a double bill of daytime Pilates.
So, what do you think… will you join us????
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Well, we are now venturing into the blogging world and will be bringing you blogs from beautiful Ballintrillick! Hope you enjoy them