Food Handler Safety

Workshop Objective

Completion of this course will help you attain the knowledge of basic food safety through the introduction and understanding of the following key areas:

  • Personal Hygiene
  • Micro-Organisms
  • Time and Temperature control
  • Cross-Contamination
  • The Flow of Food: Receiving, Storing, Preparing, Thawing, Cooking, Cooling, Holding, Reheating
  • Proper handling of equipment and Serving Food
  • Food Allergies
  • Cleaning and Sanitizing
  • Food Safety Regulations
  • Basic HACCP (Hazard Analysis Critical Care Points) Principles

Course Prerequisite

  • Students or Graduates of Medix College‚Äôs Personal Support Worker, Early Childhood Assistant Programs
  • Individuals who are currently working in Healthcare settings and in the Food Service Industry where handling and/ or serving of food to the public or various populations is required

Course Duration & Schedule

  • Self study + 1 Saturday for review and final exam
  • Once students’ registration and payment is complete, students will receive a book to read in advance in preparation for the review and final exam. Please contact Medix directly for more information. Contact your campus for details

Course Fee

  • $100 CAD
  • Course training manual
  • Course Examination Fee
  • 5 year Food Handler Certification that is recognized across Canada excluding Alberta, and British Columbia
  • Course Reexamination fee: $55.00 CAD

This program does not require approval under the Private Career Colleges Act, 2005.