(Note: BC Food Safety exam can ONLY be taken at one of our British Columbia locations.)
ADVANCED.fst: Food Safety Training Course Overview
A management-level food safety training program that focuses on the role of food-service and food retail leaders in measuring risks, setting policies, and training and supervising employees. Enhance your food and workplace safety knowledge and reduce the liability of your business by learning about hazards, storage, pest control, facility and equipment management, and more.
The information and recommendations in this course are based on the Canadian Food Retail and Food Services Regulation and Code (FRFSRC), Health Canada and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency.
Food Safety BASICS.fst® is not a prerequisite for this course.
Participants will learn how to ensure employee and customer food-safety and help to reduce the liability of their food-service business. Content includes:
- Food Safety Essentials
- Food Safety Hazards
- Personal Hygiene
- Purchasing & Receiving
- Storing Food Safely
- Keeping Food Safe During Preparation & Service
- Introducing the HACCP System
- Prerequisite Programs
- Adapting HACCP Principles to Your Organization
- Facilities & Equipment
- Cleaning & Sanitizing
- Pest Management
- Regulatory Agencies & Inspections
Food safety experts are available to answer any questions throughout the course, and can be reached with a click of the Ask the Expert feature. Live Chat is also available for technical support or course-related questions.
This is a self-paced online course divided into 14 modules. Participants may leave and resume the course at any time. Includes case studies and practice exercises to facilitate the learning objectives.
Evaluation and Certification
Each module concludes with a test which participants must pass with 100% before they can proceed to the next unit. Those who do not achieve 100% can review the module content and re-try as necessary to complete the course. Once all modules are complete, participants must schedule a supervised/proctored in-class examination. A passing score of 75% is required to receive a Food Safety ADVANCED.fst® (FOODSAFE™ Level 1 Equivalent) certificate. The exam can ONLY be taken at one of our British Columbia locations:
- Abbotsford: 604-853-8700
- Burnaby: 604-294-1980
- Campbell River: 250-287-4627
- Chilliwack: 604-824-8240
- Comox Valley: 250-897-1098
- Cowichan Valley: 604-746-4058
- Kamloops: 250-372-3853
- Kelowna: 250-762-2840
- Maple Ridge/Pitt Meadows: 604-467-1490
- Nanaimo: 250-729-8889
- New Westminster: 604-521-1606
- North Shore/Sea to Sky: 604-990-1290
- Penticton: 250-492-3377
- Prince George: 250-561-1696
- Richmond: 604-207-2032
- Surrey/Delta/Langley: 604-953-1603
- Terrace: 250-635-5500
- Vancouver: 604-321-7242
- Vernon/North Okanagan/Shuswap: 250-545-4200
- Victoria: 250-388-5505
- Yukon: 867-668-5001
Please note that course access information will be emailed to you within 1 business day, as this course is fulfilled by a third party.