Program Overview

FOODSAFE Level 1 is a food handling, sanitation and work safety course, which covers important food safety and worker safety information including foodborne illness, receiving and storing food, preparing food, serving food, cleaning and sanitizing. Health care workers who may prepare, serve meals or assist with feeding clients would benefit from this course. FoodSafe certificate is a mandatory requirement before practicum participation or employment in a health care setting.


*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.


This program does not require approval by the registrar of the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills & Training. As such, the registrar did not review this program.


Program Duration

FoodSafe: 8 Hours

Admission Requirements

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Program outline

  • Introduction to FOODSAFE

  • Food Service Illness and Injury

  • Receiving and Storing Food

  • Preparing Food

  • Serving Food

  • Cleaning

*Langauge of instruction & exam: English only


Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to obtain:



Start Date

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