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A fully online, self-paced Food Handler training course - recognized as equivalent to FOODSAFE Level 1 in BC.

Food Handler Training

Food Handler Training

A fully online, self-paced Food Handler training course - recognized as equivalent to FOODSAFE Level 1 in BC.

The fully virtual Food Handling training course is designed for anyone working in the frontlines of the food service industry - everyone from cooks, servers and dishwashers to bussers and deli workers. 

This course is recognized in BC as equivalent to the popular in-person FOODSAFE Level 1 course. The BC Health Act: Food Premises Regulation states that every operator of a food service establishment, and at least one employee on every shift, must hold a FOODSAFE Level 1 certificate, or certificate from a course recognized as equivalent to FOODSAFE.

Full Course Length 6 hours

FAQs

What training should a food handler have?

Food handlers should have Foodsafe Level 1 training or an equivalent course which has been approved by the BC Ministry of Health. If you are a food handler, you can sign up for one of our Foodsafe Level 1 courses in our classrooms, or if you prefer to do your training online, you can also sign up for our approved Food Handler Training course here: https://www.alertfirstaid.com/courses/first-aid-courses/basics

How do I get a food handlers certificate in Canada?

If you are a food handler, you can sign up for one of our Foodsafe Level 1 courses in our classrooms, or if you prefer to do your training online, you can also sign up for our approved Food Handler Training course here: https://www.alertfirstaid.com/courses/first-aid-courses/basics

How hard is the food handlers test

If you pay attention during your course, you should have no trouble passing the exam for either our Foodsafe Level 1 Course or our online Food Handler Training course. Also if you take the In Person Foodsafe Level 1, the test is available in a variety of languages including English, French, Arabic, Chinese, Farsi, Japanese, Korean, Punjabi, Spanish, Tagalog, Vietnamese, Portuguese and Brazilian Portuguese

Certification

Training Schedules & Locations
There are no certification classes at this time. Please check back.

Materials

Emergency First Aid & CPR Manual
A virtual first aid manual is included. Hard copy first aid training manuals are available for an additional $10.00. You can purchase them on the day of your first aid course.

Looking for a group class?

If you have a group of people and would like us to come to you to teach a
Food Handler Training course, we offer this course in the following locations:

Victoria | Langford | Esquimalt | Sooke | Cobble Hill | Mill Bay | Duncan | Lake Cowichan | Cedar | Ladysmith | Nanaimo | Parksville | Qualicum Beach | Port Alberni | Coombs | Parksville | Campbell River | Saltspring Island | Pender Island | Powell River | Gabriola Isand | Burnaby | Coquitlam | Delta | Langley | Maple Ridge | New Westminster | North Vancouver | Pitt Meadows | Port Moody | Richmond | Surrey | Vancouver | West Vancouver | White Rock | Langley |

Give us a call at 1.866.282.5378, or send us an email at to arrange a group course.

Fun, efficient & stress free way to learn

Wes Cieslak Emergency First-Aid, Victoria, BC More Testimonials

Enthusiastic, realistic, personable, friendly & funny instructor. I liked the simplicity of the procedures - not too difficult to remember

Laura Barber Emergency First-Aid, Victoria, BC More Testimonials

Very energetic, entertaining instructor. I appreciated the clear explanations and demos - engaged the group very well. Probably the most enjoyable recert I've done...and I've done many!

Elizabeth Skanes CPR HCP, Nanaimo, BC More Testimonials

Chris was amazing. He engaged the group well, and had us laughing often. He kept the class interesting and was very clear in his lesson.

Christine Porter Emergency First Aid, Victoria, BC More Testimonials

I enjoyed the course and the instructor made it fun. I will take my next recert with Alert First Aid!

Christine CPR C, Victoria, BC More Testimonials

Great job! Done this course a lot and Chris kept it both fun and informative.

Mike Watts CPR C, Victoria, BC More Testimonials

I thought this was the most informative first-aid/CPR course I have ever taken. The instructor made it so realistic, I feel that I could leave & confidently save someone

Nancy Parkinson Emergency First-Aid, Victoria, BC More Testimonials

I felt Nathan made the class fun, kept our attention and took time to explain when someone didn’t understand. The class covered all basic emerg. procedures but didn’t overwhelm. 

Amber Layton Standard First Aid, Victoria, BC More Testimonials

This was easily the best first aid course that I have ever taken. The practical experience will certainly be easy to remember. Gary is a stellar instructor and has a true gift in teaching and dealing with people.

Ron MacDonald Marine Basic First Aid, Nanaimo, BC More Testimonials

"Jason was fantastiv. Very animated and had positive energy. Jill was also a wonderful teacher.. Very nice and helpful. Love that the course was mostly practical work."

Katie Lysejko Standard First-Aid, Victoria, B.C. More Testimonials
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