Classes

Food Handler Certification Classes & Exams

May 7, 2024

Exam Only

May 14, 2024 (SOLD OUT)

Class & Exam

May 22, 2024

Class & Exam

The Food Handler Certification Program

The Food Handler Certification Program provides the knowledge to handle food safely and prevent food-borne illness. Training and exam options with Lambton Public Health include in-class training and drop-in re-certification exams.

Certification is valid for five (5) years.
Learn more about Food Safety.

In-Person

Food Handler Certification courses are offered at Lambton Shared Services Center. This course is facilitated by our certified Public Health Inspectors.

• Cost: $40
• Pay and Register online
• One day course 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
• Includes course review and examination.

Self Study

You can study the course material at home and write the exam during drop-in hours at the Lambton Public Health office. Download the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care’s Food Handler Training Manual here.

Windsor-Essex County Health Unit offers a free online food safety course. This option provides course material only. The exam must be completed in person at one of the drop-in dates to receive certification.

Exam Drop-in

Exam dates are in person and open to anyone looking to challenge the exam. The exam may be challenged by those who have completed a self-study option or have been previously certified and looking to recertify.

• 50 multiple-choice questions.
• Minimum grade of 70% or higher is required.

Accommodation

If you require accommodation for your in-person course or exam, or if you would like to write the exam in an alternate language (all in-person courses are taught in English), please contact us at 519-383-8331.

Questions

If you have questions related to our Food Handler Certification Program, please call: 519-383-8331.

Upcoming Classes and Exams

Pick an option below to register for upcoming Classes & Exams.

May 7, 2024

Exam Only

May 14, 2024 (SOLD OUT)

Class & Exam

May 22, 2024

Class & Exam