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Quick Facts:

What is it? 

An online training course in Food Safety for Food Handlers.


Is it Recognized?

Food Safety for Food Handlers is recognized in British Columbia as equivalent to the FoodSafe Level 1 training. A certificate is issued.

How long does it take?

Students must spend a minimum of 5 hours in the content of the course before challenging the final exam.


Can I do it from home?

Yes. You will need a Windows based computer (not a 'mac') and the Internet Explorer web browser.


Where do I do the final quiz?

You must travel to the nearest participating school to do a proctored final quiz. Click on the 'Participating Schools' menu item to see which schools are near you.


How much does it cost? 

The cost varies between schools but is approximately $85. A proctor charge may apply.


Schools - please ask us about CE revenue opportunities!

Food Safety for Food Handlers

Welcome to the FoodSafetyBC website!  

Food safety online training food handlerFood safety online training food handlerFood Safety for Food HandlersTM is an internet-based course in food safety for food handlers. It is intended for food handlers, servers and other food industry personnel. This course has been recognized by the B.C. Food Handlers' Training Courses Equivalency Committee as meeting the training requirements of Section 10 of the B.C. Food Premises Regulation. On successful completion, students will be issued an officially recognized certificate and will have an understanding of basic food safety principles and how to protect themselves and others from foodborne illness. 

Food Safety for Food Handler's eight interactive modules teach core food safety topics. A 50 question final quiz is automatically scored and the results stored in a database for your review. Employees progress at their own pace through a simple-to-use graphical interface and can exit and resume the program later

For information on Food Safety Training email us at or call us at 1-800-893-9333To register for the food safety course, click on the 'Participating Schools' link above and contact the school nearest to you. 

About Us

KnowledgeWare has been developing computer based safety management software and interactive training applications since 1994. Our mission is to enhance safety by providing people with the training they need when they need it.