In the food service industry, food safety is everyone's job. The necessity and importance of safe food handling practices and maintenance of all areas of a food service establishment is emphasized in this course. Topics will include the Ontario Food Premises Regulations, cause and prevention of food-borne illness, temperature control, cleaning and sanitizing, and management responsibilities. Students also learn about WHMIS and safety procedures in the workplace. Students have the opportunity to write the Region of Waterloo Safe Food Handler certification exam.
This course is part of the following
Have you taken this course or an equivalent course? Contact the Credit Transfer Office.
Not all courses are offered each term.Fall 2023 registration opens July 24, 2023. Winter 2024 registration opens November 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