Class Content

Candidates that register for basic food safety and food handling certification courses will learn the same basic content regardless of which province they reside in. Course content teaches candidates basic skills in preventing food borne illnesses and maintaining a sanitized, hygienic and healthy workplace. All course content is regulated by the province and instructors receive provincially guided programs for instruction. Registration for classes is quick and easy. To register select your location from the main or side menu to be directed to our training partners.

Candidates registered in basic food safety, FoodSafe, or food handling certification courses will learn about the following content:

  • Microbiology – Candidates will receive a basic background education on microbiology. It is important to have a basic understanding of microbiology to understand how food borne illnesses thrive and what environment are beneficial to their growth and what environments can prevent growth.
  • Food Borne Illnesses – The main component of these courses is to teach candidates to prevent food born illnesses. Candidates will learn about common food borne illnesses, their causes and how to prevent them.
  • Serving and Dispensing – A key component to a healthy and hygienic environment is knowing proper techniques in serving, dispensing and displaying food.
  • Health and Hygiene – Good personal health and hygiene goes a long way in preventing food borne allergies and preventing their spread. Candidates will learn about proper personal hygienic practices and good health.
  • Food Protection – To prevent the spread of food borne illnesses, allergic reactions and chemical poisoning, candidates will learn safe food preparation and handling procedures. Includes training in cross contamination.
  • Receiving and Storage –  Candidates will learn about important factors in receiving and storing food.
  • Cleaning and Sanitizing – In order to maintain and clean and health environment candidates will learn about proper techniques for correct dish washing and approved sanitizing methods and proper utensil and dish ware storage.

Candidates will cover all of these basic topics and how they promote a healthy, clean and safe environment for preparing, storing, serving, receiving and handling food. Candidates that successfully complete the multiple choice test will immediately receive a food safety or food handling certificate and be placed into a provincial registry wherever applicable. Register for a food safe course today to keep your customers, friends and family healthy.