In this micro-credential, you will gain a comprehensive understanding of the fundamental concepts and skills required to succeed in the hospitality industry. You will learn the importance of working in a safe environment, develop and implement fire safety plans, discover common safety hazards and determine what steps you can take to prevent them. Upon completion, you will receive your Food Handlers’ Training certificate, valid through Public Health for a period of 5 years, along with a digital badge from Conestoga College that can be added to your resume. This micro-credential is ideal for individuals who are new to the hospitality industry or who are looking to refresh their skills and knowledge.

Completion Requirements

For successful completion of this micro-credential, students will successfully complete and pass all courses listed.


Awarded by the Registrar's Office to those who have successfully completed a defined list of related courses that focus on a specific competency. Typically less than 136 hours and include assessment. The quality criteria are determined by the college.


Visit your Student Portal to track your progress. When you have successfully completed the requirements, you can print your certificate.