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Become Food Handler Certified

Our SafeCheck® Advanced Food Safety course educates food service workers on important food safety topics related to food handling. This course provides participants with comprehensive food safety training to help prevent foodborne illness and maintain safe practices in food service establishments. Upon completing the course, learners will be equipped to take the certification exam and receive their food handler certificate.

Topics Covered in the Food Handler Training Course

Our food handling course covers a variety of safe food handling topics, including:
  • Hazards in food handling

  • Preparing and serving safe food

  • Cross-contamination
  • Sanitation, waste & pest control

  • Employee and visitor hygiene

  • Food purchasing, receiving, and storage

  • Canadian food safety laws, regulations, and inspection

Canada’s #1 Food Safety
Certification Provider

Become one of the thousands of food service workers who have obtained their food handler certification through Canadian Food Safety’s food handler course. As Canada’s leading provider of food safety certifications, Canadian Food Safety is proud to offer fun, fast, and affordable courses to food service workers across Canada.

Approved By Provincial Health Departments

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

  • British Columbia
  • Ontario

  • Manitoba

  • Quebec

  • New Brunswick

  • Prince Edward Island

  • Newfoundland and Labrador

  • Saskatchewan

  • North West Territories

  • Yukon

  • Nova Scotia

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24/7 Online Access

Our online course is perfect for those with a busy schedule. Students will have 24/7 course access and can use a desktop, laptop, tablet, or mobile device to complete the online training course. All you need is video and audio capabilities and an internet connection to complete the online course on your own time, at your convenience.

Unlimited Exam Attempts

Participants of the SafeCheck® Advanced Food Handler certification program can retake the final exam as many times as needed, free of charge. Our unlimited exam attempts ensure everyone can successfully complete the course and earn their food handler certification.

In-Class Learning

The SafeCheck® Advanced Food Safety course is available in person for those who prefer a classroom learning experience. The in-person food safety program is completed in one day so that you can earn your food safety certification in a timely manner. Please contact us to see when our next in-person course will be held.

Frequently Asked Questions

The best way to get certified to handle food is through the SafeCheck® Advanced Food Safety course. This course will give you all of the information you need to understand proper food handling and comes complete with an online exam. You can earn your certification in as few as six hours.

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

In order to pass the Food Handler Certification exam, learners must obtain a score of 70% or higher, although they have unlimited attempts to pass the exam.

The SafeCheck® advanced Canadian food handling course is valid in all Canadian provinces and territories for five years from the date of issue.

The food safety course includes ten informative lessons on proper food handling procedures and food safety topics, a practice quiz, and an online final exam. Throughout the course, participants can take advantage of informative food safety course materials, over 60 resources and videos, a fully narrated interactive presentation, and informative posters for food premises.