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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

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

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

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.

"Very fun and interesting class. Found Jason to be easy going. Time flew by so fast. Excellent!! I feel confident responding to an emergency."

Barb Corley Emergency First-Aid and CPR-C, Victoria, B.C. More Testimonials

Mike was a very good instructor. He displayed enthusiasm which made the course more lively and interesting. He also provided helpful feedback during exercises.

Emilie Longtin Emergency First Aid, Victoria, BC More Testimonials

Super job. Love the rhymes/acronyms and general mnemonic devices. 

Tony Goodman Basic First Aid, Victoria, BC More Testimonials

I thought this course was great! It was educational, but at the same time I had a lot of fun and felt very engaged.

Sophie Henderson Emergency Childcare First Aid, Victoria, BC More Testimonials

Thank you! Course was great. Clear & to the point. Good use of time.

Stacey Robinson CPR, Victoria, BC More Testimonials

Andrew was amazing! He has lots of jokes to keep us engaged, however he stressed the important things. Great instructor!

Claire Emergency First Aid, Victoria BC More Testimonials

Great course, I like the hands on approach. Jason kept it engaging and dynamic, and was very knowledgeable on all questions.

Nicki Pederson Emergency Childcare First Aid, Victoria, BC More Testimonials

Instructor was very enthusiastic and effective. Really enjoyed the hands-on learning and scenarios!

Julia Nemer Standard First Aid, Nanaimo, BC More Testimonials

Chris was great; very enthusiastic and presented the information in a way that was fun and easy to remember.

Laura Glenn Standard First Aid, Victoria, BC More Testimonials

Jordan clearly and calmly explained all of the course content. He answered everyone's questions and shared lots of useful tips. Jordan was very professional and approachable. 

Amanda Nagai Emergency First-Aid, Victoria, BC More Testimonials
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