Food Safety Education and Certification Program

Registration Required

Full-Day Course, Exams

On-Site Training

The program is open to anyone interested in becoming a certified food handler or interested in learning more about safe food handling practices.

What is the Food Safety Education and Certification Program?

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Why should you become a certified food handler? 

  • To reduce food-borne illness (e.g., food poisoning).
  • To increase your knowledge and understanding of safe food handling practices.
  • To increase the quality of your business.

Upon successful completion you will receive:

  • Food Handler Certificate (valid for 5 years)
  • Wallet size Food Handler Certificate

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Course Information

Full-Day Course

    • Food Handler Certification Study Guide
    • Reference materials
    • Video activities
    • Discussion
    • Exam

    Cost: $52/person including H.S.T

    Times:

    • Course: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
    • Please arrive at 8:30 a.m. for payment process.  

    Locations and dates: 

    • Oakville
      • Halton Regional Administration Building
        1151 Bronte Road, Oakville view map (external link)
      • 2014 Dates
        • November 18
        • December 2
        • December 16
      • 2015 Dates
        • January 6
        • January 27
        • February 3
        • February 24
        • March 10
        • March 24
        • April 14
        • April 28
        • May 5 (Chinese Only)
        • May 12  
        • May 26
        • June 9
        • June 23
        • July 14
        • July 28
        • August 11
        • August 25
        • September 8
        • September 22
        • October 6
        • October 20
        • November 10
        • November 24
        • December 8
        • December 15

Online Study

Home-Study Program

Purchase the guide and register for the exam:


On-Site Training

Exam Information

For Online Study or Home-study program only. Exams for Full-Day Courses are included on that day.

Register Online (Required)
Available in English and Simplified Chinese

  • Dates (Mondays)
    Halton Regional Administration Building
    1151 Bronte Road view map of 1151 Bronte Road, Oakville (external link)
    Oakville, Ontario, Canada, L6M 3L1 

    • December 15, 2014
    • January 5, 2015
    • February 2, 2015
    • March 2, 2015
    • April 6, 2015
    • May 4, 2015
    • June 1, 2015
    • July 6, 2015
    • August 10, 2015
    • September 14, 2015
    • October 5, 2015
    • November 2, 2015
    • December 7, 2015  
  • Times
    • 9 a.m.
    • 11 a.m.
    • 1 p.m.
    • 3 p.m.