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The Food Handler Certification Program is designed to teach food handlers the general principles of safe food handling. This course will provide the food handler with the basic knowledge to identify risk factors associated with food borne illness and the skills necessary to handle food in a manner that will prevent illness from occurring.
The course is based on the principles of sanitary food service and hazard analysis critical control point (HACCP) procedures.
|Friday||July 11||9 a.m. - 4 p.m.|
|Monday||August 11||9 a.m. - 4 p.m.|
|Friday||September 19||9 a.m. - 4 p.m.|
Food Handlers TEST Dates (below)
|Wednesday||June 18||1:00 - 3:00 p.m.|
|Monday||July 14||5:00 - 7:00 p.m.|
|Wednesday||July 16||1:00 - 3:00 p.m.|
|Monday||August 11||5:00 - 7:00 p.m.|
|Wednesday||August 20||1:00 - 3:00 p.m.|
|Monday||September 15||5:00 - 7:00 p.m.|
|Wednesday||September 17||1:00 - 3:00 p.m.|
Course Location: Lambton Public Health, 160 Exmouth Street, Point Edward. Cost of the course is $40.00. Certification is valid for five (5) years from date of issue.
The cost of the course is $40.00. Certification is valid for five (5) years from date of issue.
To register online, the ticket information is below or please visit: www.eventbrite.ca (a fee of $3.28 will be added to the course cost total)
Please call 519-383-8331 to register and discuss options to process your payment. Our online payment option is currently not available.
We apologize for the inconvenience.
Participants who achieve a minimum of 70% on the food handler's exam will receive a Lambton Public Health Food Handler Certificate. This certificate meets mandatory food safety training requirements and is recognized by health units in Ontario.
Certification is valid for five (5) years from date of issue.
|Foodborne Illness||Personal Hygiene|
|Microorganisms||Cleaning and Sanitizing|
|Time and Temperature||Pest Control|
|Receiving and Storage||Food Safety Management|
The following class dates are available in class, home study and by an online food handling course :
Can't make it for the in-class course then choose the Home Study Option!
Study on your own time, at your own pace. Do workbook exercises to test yourself. Ask questions during exam review. Choose when you want to write the exam.
* Payment Must be Received at Time of Registration
Please call 519 383-8331 ext. 3575 to have your name added to the appropriate list.
Earn Online a Safe Food Handling Certificate.
For full details and information about the online course, which is available on the In Good Hands web site click here.
Lambton Public Health recognizes valid food safety training certificates awarded by other Ontario public health units and recognized certification agencies. The following is a list of accepted agencies. Please refer to this page often as we will update this list frequently.
National Food Safety Training Program
London Training Centre
Lambton Public Health has teamed up with the London Training Centre to offer the safe food handling course in Lambton County. They offer weekend classes and group rates. Please visit their website to find out more information.
Contact Lambton Public Health, 519-383-8331 or 1-800-667-1839 Ext. 3575.