Food Safety Training Certification is recommended for all persons working in institutional, retail, restaurant, and wholesale food services. This two-day online course provides students with the information, training and the exam required to become a certified Food Handler. Students must attend both days to be eligible to write the exam. Those who achieve a minimum of 70% will receive a Food Handlers' wallet card through either the Region of Waterloo Public Health or Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health. The card is valid for 5 years. Students must have a laptop or desktop computer with webcam capabilities as mobile devices, Chromebooks and tablets are not compatible. To write the exam, students must have valid government-issued photo identification, including but not limited to, passport, driver's license, Ontario ID card, Ontario photo health card.Students who have successfully completed FOOD1190 are not required to complete this course as part of the Essential Hospitality Training micro-credential.
Not all courses are offered each term.Winter 2023 registration opens November 28, 2022. Spring 2023 registration opens February 27, 2023.
In person: classes held in person on a campus/site in a classroom/lab/shop/studio for the course duration
Online - Asynchronous: 100% online delivery, no scheduled day or time course requirements with the instructor, assigned due dates
Online - Synchronous: 100% online delivery, scheduled day and time course requirements with the instructor, assigned due dates
Hybrid: any combination of in person, timetabled, on campus, online, and hyflex delivery