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Central Region

Notice

To Foodservice facility owners, operators, managers, and staff:

Food Hygiene (Food Handler) Training has been mandatory under Section 28 of the Food Safety Regulations since November 1, 2007. Please refer to the Mandatory Food Hygiene Training Fact SheetPDF Download Link (PDF:14k) for more information.

If you have NOT attended a Food Hygiene (Food Handlers) Training Course, or your current certificate is more than five years old, it is time to update your training. The course list indicates the courses being held in Nova Scotia. Participants are encouraged to attend a course closest to their geographical area.

Courses must have at least 25 registrants. If you have registered for a course that must be cancelled due to low registration, you will be contacted directly by the Department at the phone number on your completed registration sheet. Your registration fee will be refunded if a course is cancelled.

Courses will also be cancelled if school is cancelled due to inclement weather in the immediate vicinity of the course location.

Course List

To attend one of the courses, please complete the registration form PDF Download Link (PDF:308k) indicating your course preference and submit with payment ($26.22) to the address listed on the form. Cheques or money orders ONLY (no debit, credit or cash) are to be made payable to the Minister of Finance. Courses fill up quickly. To maintain your preferred date, please apply well in advance. If the course is full when your registration form and payment are received, you will be automatically registered for the next available date. Confirmation will be sent to you. If you have questions concerning registration, please call (902) 424-0285.

Remember to bring a pen or pencil for the course, as an exam is administered at the end of the day. A passing grade of 70% is needed to obtain your Food Safety Training certificate.

Course Dates

NOTE: Time of course 9am – 4pm

AMHERST - Amherst Wandlyn Inn - 1539 Southampton Rd.
Date Room Status
Mar. 26  
Jun. 11  
DARTMOUTH: MIC MAC AQUATIC CLUB – 192 Prince Albert Rd
Date Room Status
Nov. 5 MIC MAC AQUATIC CLUB – 192 Prince Albert Rd FULL
Nov. 19 MIC MAC AQUATIC CLUB – 192 Prince Albert Rd FULL
Nov. 26 MIC MAC AQUATIC CLUB – 192 Prince Albert Rd  
Dec. 10 MIC MAC AQUATIC CLUB – 192 Prince Albert Rd  
Jan. 21 MIC MAC AQUATIC CLUB – 192 Prince Albert Rd  
Feb. 11 MIC MAC AQUATIC CLUB – 192 Prince Albert Rd  
Mar. 25 MIC MAC AQUATIC CLUB – 192 Prince Albert Rd  
Apr. 15 MIC MAC AQUATIC CLUB – 192 Prince Albert Rd  
Apr. 29 MIC MAC AQUATIC CLUB – 192 Prince Albert Rd  
May 13 MIC MAC AQUATIC CLUB – 192 Prince Albert Rd  
May 29 MIC MAC AQUATIC CLUB – 192 Prince Albert Rd  
Jun. 10 MIC MAC AQUATIC CLUB – 192 Prince Albert Rd  
Jun. 17 MIC MAC AQUATIC CLUB – 192 Prince Albert Rd  
TRURO: Rath Eastlink Comminity Centre, 625 Abenaki Rd.
Date Room Status
Nov. 20 First Floor, Millbrook Room  
Feb. 26 First Floor, Millbrook Room
Apr. 23 First Floor, Millbrook Room
May 14 First Floor, Millbrook Room