Food handler courses teach participants how to handle and prepare food safely. Upon successful completion, participants receive a certificate (valid for a period of five years) indicating they are registered as a certified food handler.

Types of food handler courses offered include:

  • Classroom: Cost is $40 per person (test included). Courses are one day in length and run from 9 am to 5 pm.
  • Home Study/Take Home: Cost is $20 per person (test included).
  • Online Course: “In Good Hands” course – see link below. Registration fee online ($30.51 HST included) plus $10 test administration fee.

In Good Hands – online course

Please mail or deliver your completed registration form along with payment. Cash or cheque accepted. Please make cheques payable to ‘HKPR District Health Unit’.

Haliburton County:

For more information and to confirm space availability for other courses dates, call us toll-free at 1-866-888-4577, extension 5006