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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 well run; organized and info filled. Even mildly entertaining! Thanks!

Zyoji Jackson Standard First Aid, Victoria, BC More Testimonials

The amount of activities made the course interactive and enjoyable, while also being extremely informative. The course is set up well and flows nicely.

Amy Martin Standard First Aid, Victoria, BC More Testimonials

The best first aid instructor I have ever experienced! He provided an inspiring, practical and intelligent course. I would recommend the course to anyone interested.

Claire MacDonald Standard First Aid, Nanaimo, 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

"Mike made the evening of learning seamless and fun. Thank you! Easy learning because of the entertainment mixed in."

Marcia Eaton CPR-HCP Recertification , Victoria, B.C. More Testimonials

"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

1-800-567-8911!! Jason was a great instructor. We learned a tonne and I would highly recommend this course! Thank you so much! We'll be taking more classes in the future like the toddler one!

Sydney Martin Infant First Aid, Victoria, BC More Testimonials

So happy I took this course. I would recommend it to others.

Amy Waines Standard First Aid, Victoria, BC More Testimonials

Great program, hands on training and kept it fun and informative. Will be back for more training and will definitely refer!!!

Liam Horne Occupational First Aid Level 1, Victoria, BC More Testimonials

"Loved the course and how it was taught. I'm glad that it was hands on, it made me feel much more comfortable with situations. I would even take a shorter lunch and learn more."

Andraya Walters Standard First-Aid and CPR-C, Victoria, B.C. More Testimonials
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