Health Care Assistant Training College in Vancouver, BC

Program Overview

FOODSAFE Level 1 is a food handling, sanitation and work safety course, which covers important food safety and worker safety information including food-borne 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.

Important Information

  • 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 these programs.

Duration and Delivery Methods

8 Hours, In-class instruction

Course Outline

  • Introduction to FOODSAFE
  • Preparing Food
  • Food Service Illness and Injury
  • Serving Food
  • Receiving and Storing Food
  • Cleaning

*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.

Admission Requirement

  • Not required

Tuition and Fees

Non-refundable Application Fee: $20 (Domestic/International)
Tuition: $100 (Domestic)/ $120 (International)


Upon successful completion of the course, the student will receive a FoodSafe Certificate issued by BC FOODSAFE

* Certificate is valid for 5 years.

Starting Dates

Year 2024: T.B.A.

If the program is full at the time you wish to register, please register for the next available start date. In the event of cancellations or transfers, we will move students ahead accordingly. This is done on a first come first serve basis and we cannot hold a seat without a deposit.

Food Handling & Sanitation: Ensuring Safety through Expert Training

Food Handling & Sanitation: Ensuring Safety through Expert Training

Food safety is paramount in the healthcare industry, and our Food Handling and Sanitation program is designed to equip you with the necessary skills and knowledge. Whether entering the field or seeking to enhance your expertise, our comprehensive FoodSafe Level 1 Certificate training ensures you're well-prepared to uphold the highest food safety standards. This course would benefit healthcare workers who may prepare, serve meals, or assist with feeding clients.

Food Handling & Sanitation Excellence

Welcome to a transformative experience in our specialized Food Handling & Sanitation program. In the ever-evolving landscape of healthcare, prioritizing safety and hygiene is non-negotiable. Our program stands as a beacon, guiding you through the fundamental principles of food safety with precision. It offers a comprehensive blend of theoretical knowledge and hands-on experiences, ensuring your readiness to uphold the highest healthcare standards. In this dynamic field, mastering the nuances of food handling & sanitation becomes a fundamental skill set. Our program is designed to empower you with the expertise needed to navigate the complexities of healthcare settings where safety is paramount. We understand the pivotal role you play in ensuring the well-being of patients, and our curriculum reflects that commitment.

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Enrolling in our Food Handling & Sanitation program is your gateway to a future where your skills contribute significantly to the well-being of others. It's more than a program; it shapes you into a healthcare professional capable of upholding the highest safety and hygiene standards. Take the first step towards a rewarding career in healthcare. Join our Food Handling & Sanitation program and be prepared to make a meaningful impact.

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FoodSafe Level 1 Certificate: Build Your Credentials

FoodSafe Level 1 Certificate: Build Your Credentials

Our FoodSafe Level 1 Certification is more than a qualification; it's a mark of excellence in food safety. Gain a deep understanding of food handling, sanitation, and safety principles. This certification is recognized industry-wide and is a valuable asset for healthcare professionals who prioritize the well-being of their patients.

FoodSafe Level 1 Certificate: Build Your Credentials

Benefits of our FoodSafe Level 1 Certificate Training:

  • Ensuring Patient Safety:

    Understand the critical role of food handling safety training in a healthcare setting. Learn how proper food handling and sanitation contribute to patients' overall safety and well-being.

  • Industry-Relevant Skills:

    Acquire practical skills that align with the specific requirements of the healthcare industry. Our program is designed to meet the unique challenges and standards of healthcare settings.

  • Comprehensive Curriculum:

    Delve into a FoodSafe Level 1 Certificate curriculum that covers a spectrum of topics, from basic food handling techniques to advanced sanitation practices. Develop expertise that goes beyond theoretical knowledge.

  • Hands-on Learning:

    Benefit from hands-on learning experiences that simulate real-world scenarios. Our training includes practical exercises to reinforce your understanding and application of food safety principles.

  • Expert Instruction:

    Learn from seasoned instructors who bring real-world insights to the classroom. Our experts guide you through food safety regulations, best practices, and industry standards.

  • Career Advancement:

    Boost your career prospects with a FoodSafe Level 1 Certificate. Showcase your commitment to excellence in food safety, making you a valuable asset in healthcare institutions.

FoodSafe Level 1 Certificate: Your Gateway to Food Safety Mastery

Are you ready to enhance your Food Handling and sanitation skills and contribute to the highest healthcare standards? Contact us today to learn more about our FoodSafe Level 1 Certificate program. Take the first step towards a rewarding and impactful career in healthcare through excellence in food handling & sanitation. Your commitment to safety matters – enroll now!

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