Course description

Food Safety Training Certification is recommended for all persons working in institutional, retail, restaurant, and wholesale food services. This course provides students with the information, training, and the exam required to become a certified Food Handler. Students must attend the entire class 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.

Course details

Hours: 8
Credits: 1
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

Build courses into a credential

This course is part of the following micro-credential(s):


Credit transfer

Have you taken this course or an equivalent course? Contact the Credit Transfer Office.

Dates
Day/Time
Delivery
Campus
Cost
Availability
Starts: May. 25, 2024
Ends: May. 25, 2024
Day/Time: Sat. 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Delivery: In Person
Campus: Kitchener - Doon
Cost: $80.34
Starts: Jun. 1, 2024
Ends: Jun. 2, 2024
Day/Time: Sat. 9:00 am – 1:00 pm Sun. 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Campus: Online
Cost: $80.34
Starts: Jun. 15, 2024
Ends: Jun. 16, 2024
Day/Time: Sat. 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Sun. 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Campus: Online
Cost: $80.34
Starts: Jun. 26, 2024
Ends: Jun. 27, 2024
Day/Time: Wed. 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm Thurs. 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Campus: Online
Cost: $80.34
Starts: Jul. 6, 2024
Ends: Jul. 7, 2024
Day/Time: Sat. 9:00 am – 1:00 pm Sun. 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Campus: Online
Cost: $80.34
Starts: Jul. 20, 2024
Ends: Jul. 21, 2024
Day/Time: Sat. 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Sun. 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Campus: Online
Cost: $80.34
Starts: Jul. 31, 2024
Ends: Aug. 1, 2024
Day/Time: Wed. 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm Thurs. 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Campus: Online
Cost: $80.34
Starts: Aug. 10, 2024
Ends: Aug. 11, 2024
Day/Time: Sat. 9:00 am – 1:00 pm Sun. 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Campus: Online
Cost: $80.34
Starts: Aug. 24, 2024
Ends: Aug. 25, 2024
Day/Time: Sat. 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Sun. 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Campus: Online
Cost: $80.34

Registration dates

Not all courses are offered each term.

Spring 2024 registration opens March 11, 2024. Fall 2024 registration opens July 22, 2024.

Delivery options

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