Food Handlers Class & Exam

Tuesday May 16th, 2023


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Class and Exam Overview

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 illnesses and the skills necessary to handle food in a manner that will prevent illnesses from occurring. The course is taught by a Certified Public Health Inspector.

Participants who achieve a minimum of 70% on the food handler exam will receive an Ontario Food Handlers Certificate. This certificate meets mandatory food safety training requirements and is recognized by health units in Ontario. Certification is valid for five years from the date of issue.

Course Outline

  • Role of Lambton Public Health
  • Role of the Public Health Inspector
  • Public health legislation
  • Food Microbiology
  • Foodborne illness
  • Hand washing and personal hygiene
  • Receiving and storing
  • Food protection and preparation
  • Serving and dispensing
  • Cleaning and sanitizing
  • Pest control
  • Food allergies
  • Structural and general items
  • Introduction to Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP)

Date and Time

Date: Tuesday, May 16 2023
Time: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm


Lambton Public Health
160 Exmouth St
Point Edward, Ontario N7T 7Z6
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Food Handler Class & Exam
Class and Exam
$ 40.00
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