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.
You can find a list of all food safety course providers approved by the Ministry of Health here. The cost of these courses varies.
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 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.
- A minimum grade of 70% or higher is required to receive a certificate.
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.
If you have questions related to our Food Handler Certification Program, please call: 519-383-8331.