Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Below are a list of the most commonly asked questions. If you do not see your question below then please contact us.
Where are classes held?Train Food Safety2019-02-06T20:06:23-05:00
Classes are held across Downtown, Toronto and across the GTA. Our staff are mobile and are able to meet you across the city to make it convenient for you.
Who should take this course?Train Food Safety2019-09-22T13:45:11-04:00
Anyone who works in the food industry and comes in contact with food.
Some examples include staff who work at restaurants (sit down / fast food), senior care facilities, and child daycares who are responsible for serving, preparing, and packaging food.
How much does the course cost?Train Food Safety2019-09-22T13:46:21-04:00
The cost of the Food Handler Certification course is $95.00 (Taxes included). This includes the in-class training, course materials, exam and certificate.
What is the format of the course?Train Food Safety2019-09-22T13:48:00-04:00
The course is instructor led and combines lectures, in-class discussion, and interactive activities to educate students on leading food handler practices. The course covers important topics including:
- Food Safety: Legislation and Authorities
- Types of Foodborne Illnesses
- Food Handling Best Practices
- Personal Hygiene in the Workplace
- Cleaning and Sanitizing
- Pest Control
- …and more
Students will take a multiple choice exam after the in-class training – students who score at least 70% will become food handler certified within the Province of Ontario.
How can I register for a class?Train Food Safety2019-09-22T13:49:54-04:00
How long is the course?Train Food Safety2019-09-22T13:50:59-04:00
The Food Handler Certification course is approximately 5-6 hours long.
How long is the certificate valid for?Train Food Safety2019-09-22T13:51:40-04:00
Upon completion, the certificate is valid for 5 years. After 5 years the certificate must be renewed.
What is required to get certified?Train Food Safety2019-09-22T13:52:11-04:00
To become a certified food handler, an individual must pass the Train Food Safety-Food Handler Certification Test with a grade of 70% or higher.
What language is used for the course and exam?Train Food Safety2019-09-22T13:53:21-04:00
Currently the course and course materials are in English.We plan on expanding our course in the near future to accommodate other languages.
Do you accommodate students with special needs?Train Food Safety2019-09-22T13:53:57-04:00
Yes. Please notify us of any special needs ahead of time and we try our best to accommodate.