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)
For more information, call 905-688-8248 ext. 7121 or 1-888-505-6074.
Important: 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.
|Thorold||Oct. 12, 19, 26||9 a.m. - noon|
|Thorold||Nov. 7, 14, 12||6 - 9 p.m.|
|Welland||Nov. 9, 16, 23||9 a.m. - noon|
|Thorold||Nov. 29, Dec. 6, 13||9 a.m. - 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.