Fundamentals of Safe Food Handling

This course is intended for those working in or entering food service, hospitality, food retail or other fields in which food handling is required. This course meets the requirements for Safe Food Handling Certification under the Ministry of Health & Long-Term Care and is accepted by all boards of health in Ontario.


The course covers topics including:

• Legal requirements for safe food handling,
• The roles of local boards of health, Public Health Inspectors and others
• Foodborne Illness
• Safe Food Handling and Preparation
• Receiving, Storage and Display of Food and Food Service Supplies
• Facility and Equipment Considerations
• Pest Control
• Cleaning and Sanitizing
• The HACCP Food Safety Management System


In-class courses are delivered in English or with the support of language interpreters in any language required (minimum 5 participants; additional cost applies) with pre-translated course materials including examinations.

Courses are 1 full day (6 hours of instruction in English; 7-8 hours with interpreters)

Classes may be scheduled to include 5 to 25 participants


Course includes:
• Interactive instruction
• Course participant manual
• Ongoing examination preparation
• Examination for provincial certification
• Certification Card – Valid for 5 years from successful completion


Examinations include 50 questions, (a mark of 70% or higher required for certification).

Course results and Certification cards will be issued within 7 days of successful completion

*Refunds will be issued for cancellations with 24 hours advanced notice. Examination re-tries will be permitted at the next available examination time.     


Accents Training’s mandate is to provide the highest quality, accessible, workplace training and instruction on the market. We will make reasonable accommodations for any level of ability including:
• Barrier-free examination locations
• Alternative exam delivery formats
• Language translations
• Specialized delivery for the hearing impaired

Contact us for more information on accessibility and accommodations


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Price: $95.00
Course Length: Full Day (6 hours)

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