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This course is recommended to anyone that serves food to others, especially those who serve food to the public.
This course satisfies legislated food handler training requirements across Canada and is ideal for staff in restaurants, day cares, camps, long-term care homes, special events, etc.
It is an Alberta government requirement. Their purpose is to: 1) verify test-taker identification, 2) maintain security of the exam questions, and 3) prevent cheating.
The Alberta health authority requires online test-takers to prove their identity. To do this, valid photo ID is required. Only name and photo is necessary. All other private information on the ID may be covered.
Not true! All Alberta health departments recognize our food handler certification as equivalent to their own. Our online exam is proctored via webcam and microphone. Our exam proctor service partner uses state-of-the-art monitoring tools to ensure integrity of the examination process.
Yes! Our online course is a complete certification solution.
The final exam may be taken 24 hours a day, 7 days a week – no scheduling necessary! One free retest attempt is included, if necessary.
Smartphones, tablets, laptops, and desktop computers are all supported.
Of course! Our server does not receive any user credit card information. All payments are processed securely through PayPal.
A score of at least 70% on the final exam is necessary to pass the course and receive your Alberta food safety certificate.
The exam pass rate on the first attempt is about 99%. However, a free retest is available should you need it.
5 years. This is industry standard.
Right away! Upon passing the exam, the certificate is available for immediate download.
The certificate is to be self-printed by students. Hard copies of the certificates are not mailed later.
The average user takes about 6 hours to complete the course. Users have up to 30 days to complete the final exam. During these 30 days users may start and stop reviewing the course material as many times as they wish.
Our course is currently English only. Exam accommodations are available for ESL users.
If you took our exam between February 20th 2018 and October 18th 2021, you can access your certificate HERE. It’s the same link you used to access the exam. After logging in, click the ‘award/medal’ icon.
If you took our exam before or after these dates, please request a copy of your certificate from our customer support.
Course content, including the final exam, may be accessed on any Internet-connected device with a web browser and camera.
Smartphones, tablets, laptops, and desktop computers are supported. To check if your device is compatible with our final exam, click here.
All course materials are provided electronically online and found on the course page. Nothing is mailed.
Our proctor exam service partner monitors test takers for unusual behaviour for the purpose of maintaining exam security and preventing cheating. Those believed to be violating exam rules may be required to retake the exam at their own expense.
We respect our student’s privacy. Your exam results will only be released to you, any sponsoring organization (if applicable), your local health department, and your provincial health authorities, as required.
David F. Certified December 2020
"My staff and I really enjoyed this course. The frequent review questions and Food Safety Jeopardy game are great features. We learned a lot."
Bhavit P. Certified December 2020
"English is my second language. I had no difficulty understanding the course material and passing the exam."
Stephanie S. Certified December 2020
"This site was very well organized and much cheaper than the rest. I recommend to anyone."