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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.

Best first aid class I've taken before. I learned lots and improved on my knowledge of CPR.

Sarina Tryon Emergency Childcare First Aid, Nanaimo, BC More Testimonials

This was the most enjoyable first aid class I have taken. Very “hands on” and much more informative than just reading a book. 

Paul Foley Standard First Aid, Victoria, BC More Testimonials

"Everythng went smoothly, and the instructor was fantastic and could not have done a better job."

Peter Mann CPR-C, Victoria, B.C. 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

"Jaimie was a terrific teacher. His instructor course exemplified all the skills and methods he wanted to instill in his students."

Alex First-Aid Instructor Course, Victoria, B.C. More Testimonials

Great instructor! And this course is very helpful.

Eonhee Chor Emergency Childcare First Aid, Victoria, BC More Testimonials

Fun, efficient & stress free way to learn

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

Jason was an awesome teacher, clear and concise and knew what he was teaching.

Brenden Liudzius CPR, Victoria, BC More Testimonials

"Our instructor Jason was very knowledgeable and had a great sense of humour, which made the course fun and the atmosphere relaxing. I will be back to re-cert and recommend Alert to family and friends."

Sarah Layne CPR HCP, Victoria, B.C. More Testimonials

Great course - great instructor (which is why I come back every year).

Evelyn CPR, Victoria, BC More Testimonials
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