The nine hour course is taught in three sessions based on the principles of sanitary food service and Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point procedures.
Participants are required to achieve a mark of 70% or above to pass the exam and become certified.
Participants must show photo identification before writing the exam.
The course is taught in English with a classroom format.
Upon passing the exam, a Safe Food Handling Certificate is issued, which is valid for five years.
After five years, you can re-certify by taking the exam again. You do not need to re-take this course.
This certificate meets the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care food safety training requirements and is recognized by health units throughout Ontario.
There is a $10 charge for replacement certificates.
Cost: $50 per person (includes manual, exam and certificate)
To register, complete the following two steps:
Important: you are not fully registered for a course by submitting the email form only. Payment must be received in order to complete your registration.
Make cheque payable to "Niagara Region Public Health".
Attendance for all three sessions is crucial.
We do not post address locations, as you cannot show up without registering in advance. When you register, we provide the address.
|Thorold||October 5,12,19, 2016||9 a.m. - 12 noon|
|Thorold||November 8, 15, 22, 2016||6 p.m. - 9 p.m.|
|Welland||November 9, 16, 23, 2016||9 a.m. - 12 noon|
|Thorold||November 30, December 7, 14, 2016||9 a.m. - 12 noon|
Full refunds are only given when notice is given 48 hours prior to the first session.
For a list of food safety training courses that are considered equivalent to Niagara Region's Food Handler Certification course, visit the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care.