Food Handler Training

Everyone plays a critical role in food safety. Whether you are a worker or supervisor working in a meat processing facility or any other food processing establishment, this training program will meet your food safety education needs.

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About the Program

The program has critical information for those working in the meat processing industry.

The program is offered through self study or by attending a workshop and focuses on five key areas:

  • Food Safety Responsibilities
  • Food Safety Hazards
  • Controlling Hazards
  • Food Safety Management Systems
  • Management’s Responsibilities for Food Safety

Benefits of Food Handler Training

Gain the Tools: This program will empower staff with the skills and knowledge to implement good manufacturing practices that have a positive impact on food safety and long term business growth.

Protect Your Investment: As key players in the food safety continuum, employees are responsible for handling products properly.

Meet Regulatory Requirements:  This program meets the training requirements within Ontario Meat Regulation 31/05.

Food Handler Examination Dates

May 24, 2017 10:00am Scarborough
June 8, 2017 2:00pm Guelph
June 27, 2017 10:00am St. Catharines
July 19, 2017 10:00am Guelph
September 21, 2017 2:00pm Markham
October 25, 2017 10:00am Guelph
November 16, 2017 2:00pm Guelph

For processors located in remote locations, arrangements can be made to write the Food Handler Training exam by contacting University of Guelph, Ridgetown Campus at (855) 648-1555.

For more information about the Food Handler Training program, please contact us at (519) 763-4558 or