Certified Food Handler Training Program - 2017/2018

Learn Safe Food Handling

Please phone 204-945-3705 to register for a course. You may also take the course through one of our approved private contractors.


Who should attend?

  • All owners, managers and supervisors of food service establishments.
  • All food service personnel who are responsible for the receiving, preparing and serving of food.

Note:

  • In accordance with the City of Winnipeg Food Service Bylaw: No person shall operate a food service establishment unless the person in charge has successfully completed the Certified Food Handler Training program.
  • Food Service Establishments with less than 5 Food Handlers must have a person on staff who has successfully completed the Certified Food Handler Training program.
  • Food Service Establishments with more than 5 Food Handlers working at any one time must have a person who has successfully completed the Certified Food Handler Training Program ON DUTY at all times.

Course Schedule

2017:

  • Wednesday, September 13
  • Thursday, October 19
  • Tuesday, November 14
  • Tuesday, December 19

2018:

  • Thursday, January 11
  • Tuesday, February 6
  • Tuesday, March 20
  • Thursday, April 12
  • Thursday, May 17
  • Tuesday, June 6

Canad Inns Polo Park
1405 St. Matthews Avenue

8:30 am-4:30 p.m.
Sign-In 8:00 a.m.

  • PHOTO ID REQUIRED
  • NO WALK-INS
  • PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED
  • LUNCH NOT INCLUDED

Exam only - 9:00 a.m.

2017:

  • Wednesday, September 20
  • Thursday, October 26
  • Thursday, November 9
  • Wednesday, November 29
  • Friday, December 8
  • Thursday, December 21

2018:

  • Thursday, January 18
  • Tuesday, February 15
  • Monday, March 12
  • Tuesday, April 10
  • Wednesday, May 23
  • Wednesday, June 20

Canad Inns Polo Park
1405 St. Matthews Avenue

Sign-In 8:45 a.m.
Exam begins at 9:00 a.m.

  • PHOTO ID REQUIRED
  • NO WALK-INS
  • PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED
  • LUNCH NOT INCLUDED

Customized Courses

If you require an alternate date or time for a Food Handler’s Class, please see our list of approved private contractors associated with the Manitoba Health Food Handler Certification Program.


Fees and Registration

Fees (all prices include GST)

Course Registration Fee $93.00   (Workbook and Exam included)
     
Exam Only $36.00  
     
Certificate Replacement $6.00  
     
English Food Safe Workbook $13.00  
Chinese Food Safe Workbook $13.00  
Punjabi Food Safe Workbook $13.00  
Korean Food Safe Workbook $13.00  

Manitoba Health accepts the following as form of payment:  MasterCard, Visa, and Cheque

  • Cheques payable to “Minister of Finance”
  • NSF fee - $25.00

Refund Policy

No Refunds within 24 hours of scheduled course date. No-Shows will not be refunded or rescheduled.

Registration Process

The Food Handler Training Course has limited seating and thus is filled on a first come, first serve basis (payment required to guarantee a spot in class). There is no cut off date - however, the course usually fills well in advance of the course date so we recommend registering early.

To Register

Download and complete the Certified Food Handler Training Program Registration Form and return with payment by one of the following processes:

  • Phone in registration is only accepted with a credit card payment at 204-945-3705.
  • Mail-in registration will be accepted with payment by cheque ONLY.
  • Please Call for mailing address and to check availability of classes.

Course Outline

Microbiology

  • Basic introduction to food microbiology

Foodborne Illness

  • Common foodborne illnesses, their causes and preventative measures

Health and Hygiene

  • Proper personal hygienic practices and good health

Serving and Dispensing

  • Proper techniques for food service and display

Food Protection

  • Safe food preparation and handling procedures

Receiving and Storage

  • Factors involved in receiving and storing food

Cleaning and Sanitizing

  • Correct dishwashing facilities, techniques, approved  sanitizers and proper utensil storage
For more information call: 204-945-3705.