Become Food Handler Certified

The SafeCheck® Advanced Food Safety course is designed to help food service workers learn about a variety of topics related to food handling and food safety. This online course provides participants with effective food safety training so that they can prevent foodborne illness and practice diligent food safety on food service premises. After completing the online course, learners will be thoroughly prepared to earn their food handler certificate by completing the certification exam.

Topics Covered in the Food Handler Training Course

The course materials cover a variety of safe food handling topics, including:
  • Hazards in food handling

  • Preparing and serving safe food

  • Sanitation, waste & pest control

  • Cross-contamination
  • Employee and visitor hygiene


  • Food purchasing, receiving, and storage

  • Canadian food safety laws, regulations, and inspection

Canada’s #1 Food Safety
Certification Provider

Join the thousands of food service workers who have earned their food handler certification from Canadian Food Safety’s Food Handler Certification course. Canadian Food Safety is proud to be Canada’s top food safety certification provider with our fun, fast, and affordable courses.

Approved By Provincial Health Departments

The SafeCheck® Advanced Food Safety (Handler) Certification meets the requirements of health units in all provinces and territories across Canada, including:
  • Alberta
  • Nunavut

  • British Columbia
  • Ontario

  • Manitoba

  • Quebec

  • New Brunswick

  • Prince Edward Island

  • Newfoundland and Labrador

  • Saskatchewan

  • North West Territories

  • Yukon

  • Nova Scotia

24/7 Online Access

Our online course is perfect for those with a busy schedule. The course can be accessed 24/7 on a desktop or laptop computer or a mobile device such as most mobile phones or tablets. All you need is an internet connection and video and audio capabilities to complete the online course on your own time, whenever it is most convenient for you.

Unlimited Exam Attempts

Participants of the SafeCheck® Advanced Food Handler certification program can take advantage of unlimited final exam attempts at no extra cost. This guarantees that all participants can complete the course and attain their food handler certification.

In-Class Learning

The SafeCheck® Advanced Food Safety course is also available in person for those who prefer a classroom learning experience. This course is completed in one day, and it is an effective way to earn food safety certification in a timely manner. The in-class program will resume in either July or August, depending on COVID-19 restrictions.

Frequently Asked Questions

The SafeCheck® Advanced Food Safety course includes an exam online to earn your food handler certification. You can earn your certification in as few as 6 hours.

The SafeCheck® Advanced Food Safety course is Canada’s preferred food handler certification course. We’ve helped thousands of Canadian’s effectively earn their food handler certification.

A score of 70% or higher is required to pass the food handler certification exam, although you have unlimited attempts to pass the exam.

SafeCheck® Advanced Canadian Food Safety Certification is valid in all Canadian provinces and territories for five years from the date of issue.

The course includes ten lessons on food handling and food safety topics, a practice quiz, and an online exam. Additionally, participants can take advantage of a full narrated interactive presentation, over 60 resources and videos, and informative posters for food premises.