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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:302k) 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 1-855-893-5309.

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
October 11Wandlyn Inn - 1539 Southampton RoadFULL
March 20
June 7
DARTMOUTH: MIC MAC AQUATIC CLUB – 192 Prince Albert Rd
Date Room Status
September 11MIC MAC AQUATIC CLUB – 192 Prince Albert RdFULL
September 18MIC MAC AQUATIC CLUB – 192 Prince Albert RdFULL
September 25MIC MAC AQUATIC CLUB – 192 Prince Albert RdFULL
October 2 MIC MAC AQUATIC CLUB – 192 Prince Albert RdFULL
October 16 MIC MAC AQUATIC CLUB – 192 Prince Albert RdFULL
October 23 MIC MAC AQUATIC CLUB – 192 Prince Albert RdFULL
November 6 MIC MAC AQUATIC CLUB – 192 Prince Albert RdFULL
November 20 MIC MAC AQUATIC CLUB – 192 Prince Albert RdFULL
November 27 MIC MAC AQUATIC CLUB – 192 Prince Albert RdFULL
December 11 MIC MAC AQUATIC CLUB – 192 Prince Albert RdFULL
January 22 MIC MAC AQUATIC CLUB – 192 Prince Albert Rd
February 12 MIC MAC AQUATIC CLUB – 192 Prince Albert Rd
March 12 MIC MAC AQUATIC CLUB – 192 Prince Albert Rd
April 9 MIC MAC AQUATIC CLUB – 192 Prince Albert Rd
April 16 MIC MAC AQUATIC CLUB – 192 Prince Albert Rd
May 7 MIC MAC AQUATIC CLUB – 192 Prince Albert Rd
May 28 MIC MAC AQUATIC CLUB – 192 Prince Albert Rd
June 11 MIC MAC AQUATIC CLUB – 192 Prince Albert Rd
June 18 MIC MAC AQUATIC CLUB – 192 Prince Albert Rd
TRURO: Rath Eastlink Comminity Centre, 625 Abenaki Rd.
Date Room Status
September 19First Floor, Millbrook Room
October 17 First Floor, Millbrook RoomFULL
January 16 First Floor, Millbrook Room
April 24 First Floor, Millbrook Room
May 15 First Floor, Millbrook Room