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A fun and stress-free food handling course for front line food service workers in Vancouver.

Vancouver FoodSafe Level 1

Vancouver FoodSafe Level 1

A fun and stress-free food handling course for front line food service workers in Vancouver.

The Vancouver FOODSAFE Level 1 course is a must for anyone working in the food service industry. This is an interactive course designed for all front line food service workers - including cooks, servers, bussers, dishwashers and deli workers. Topics covered include foodborne illness, receiving and storing food, preparing food, serving food, cleaning and sanitizing.

This FOODSAFE course meets the regulatory requirements for food workers in BC. 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 a certificate from a course recognized as equivalent to FOODSAFE.

To help slow the spread of COVID-19 in British Columbia, masks will be required for the duration of the course. You can find our full COVID-19 Safety Plan in the Resources section.

Full Course Length 8 hours - $85.00 Register Now

Course Details

Topics Covered

FOODSAFE Level 1 includes:

  • Foodborne Illness
  • Receiving and Storing Food
  • Preparing Food
  • Serving Food
  • Cleaning and Sanitizing


You will receive a temporary certificate at the end of the course valid for 90 days. Permanent certificates will follow by mail to the mailing address given on your registration form a few weeks after your course. Certificates are valid for 5 years.


There are no recertification classes at this time. Please check back.

Where to find us:

Visit our Vancouver training courses here.

Vancouver (209-3316 Kingsway)

#209-3316 Kingsway Vancouver, BC V5R 5K7

Who should take this course?

  • Food service establishment operators and front line food service workers
  • cooks
  • servers
  • bussers
  • dishwashers
  • deli workers

Looking for a group class?

If you have a group of people and would like us to come to you to teach a
FoodSafe Level 1 course, we offer this course in the following locations:

Vancouver | Burnaby | New Westminster | Port Moody | Port Coquitlam | Coquitlam | Richmond | North Vancouver

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

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