The seven hour course is taught in two 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 $20 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 both sessions is crucial.
|Thorold||Tuesday, Oct. 15, and Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2019||5:30 pm - 9:00 pm|
|Welland||Thursday, Nov. 7, and Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019||9:00 am - 12:30 pm|
|Thorold||Wednesday, Nov. 20, and Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2019||9:00 am - 12:30 pm|
|Thorold||Wednesday, Dec. 4, and Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019||9:00 am - 12:30 pm|
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.