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 

  • Includes:
    • Food Handler Certification Study Guide
    • Reference materials
    • Video activities
    • Discussion
    • Exam 
  • Cost: 
$52/person including H.S.T

  • Location:
Halton Regional
Administration Building
1151 Bronte Road view map (external link)
Oakville, Ontario, Canada

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

2014 Dates (Tuesdays)   

  • April 15 - Full
  • April 29 - Full
  • May 13 - Full
  • May 20 - Chinese speaking only (Mandarin)
  • May 27 - Full
  • June 10
  • June 24
  • July 15
  • July 29
  • August 12
  • August 26
  • September 9
  • September 23
  • October 7
  • October 21
  • November 4
  • November 18
  • December 2
  • December 16

Register Online for the
Course and Exam

Online Study

Register Online for the Exam


Home-Study Program

Purchase the guide and register for the exam:

    OR

Register online for the exam

On-Site Training

  • For information about on-site training opportunities, please call the Health Department.

For more information, contact the Health Department.


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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

  • 2014 Dates (Mondays)
    Halton Regional Administration Building
    1151 Bronte Road view map (external link)
    Oakville, Ontario, Canada, L6M 3L1

    • January 6
    • February 3
    • March 3
    • April 7
    • May 5
    • June 2
    • July 7
    • August 11
    • September 8
    • October 6
    • November 3
    • December 1
  • Times
    • 9 a.m.
    • 11 a.m.
    • 1 p.m.
    • 3 p.m.