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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.

Great instructor, fully engaged & engaging all day.

Wendy S. Standard First Aid, Victoria, BC More Testimonials

I loved how hands-on this course was. I was expecting to be taught right out of the book, so it was a pleasant surprise

Jackie Buchholz Emergency Childcare First-Aid, Victoria, BC More Testimonials

Very well done. I enjoyed the use of various teaching techniques (audio, visual and hands on). Mike was approachable and knowledgeable of what we were learning about.

Holly Neate Standard First Aid, Victoria, BC More Testimonials

"Jill explains things really well and doesn't waste time or get side-tracked/off topic. Definitely feel more confident using first-aid thank to her "Biology" explanations."

Claudia Donald Standard First-Aid Recertification, Victoria, B.C. More Testimonials

Andrew I think you are one of the better teachers I have had in my lifetime- keep up the positivity! I think you are very clear and make the class fun. Rock on dude!

Nicole Standard First Aid, Victoria BC More Testimonials

Nathan is an all star instructor. What a fantastic teacher! Such enthusiasm! A real joy. I'm ready to be a First Aid-er.

Jenn Bell Standard First Aid, Victoria, BC More Testimonials

Great course with a lot of enthusiasm. Definitely kept me interested over 3 hours on a hot sunny day. :) The instruction was very clear and I am confident I will be able to provide appropriate 1st aid should I need it. Thanks so much!

Kecia Laitinen CPR, Victoria, BC More Testimonials

Great combination of teaching and learning as well as handson information. I learned a lot. Thank you!!

Marissa Emergency Childcare First Aid, Victoria, BC More Testimonials

Nathan was literally amazing. Super enthusiastic the whole time and just really cheery and positive.

Veronica Wuster Basic First Aid, Victoria, BC More Testimonials

Gary was excellent. Very effective teacher.

Melissa MacNeill Standard First Aid, Nanaimo, BC More Testimonials
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