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FOODSAFE Level 1 is a food handling, sanitation and work safety course designed for front line food service workers such as cooks, servers, bussers, dishwashers and deli workers. In this one-day course, you will learn current industry standards for food health and safety. Learn about receiving and storing edible wares, as well as preparing, serving, and dispensing food. This course is offered every second Saturday (holidays exempt). Required supplies: FoodSafe workbook must be purchased from VCC downtown bookstore prior to course start date. Approximately $17. Please call the bookstore for current hours at 604.871.7000 extension 8363, or check the website at https://downtown.store.vcc.ca/. Please note that the bookstore is closed on Saturdays. Please note: FoodSafe Implementation requires all participating students to have a new, current edition of the FoodSafe Student Workbook.




Start Length Credentials Campus Part- or Full-time
Saturdays 1 day Foodsafe Certificate Downtown Part-time

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International students must first contact International Education at study@vcc.ca or 604-443-8600 to determine eligibility for this program.

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If you're ready and know the program you want, register now. Download and complete the (PDF) application/registration form and mail it to VCC Registrar's Office Visit the Registration Desk at our Downtown campus, 2nd floor, 250 West Pender Street, Vancouver [map & business hours]

Program Description

Program Description


Some courses in this program require textbooks. Please call or visit the Downtown Bookstore for more information.

Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements

General

VCC welcomes applications from Canadian citizens and permanent residents.


International students

Please note that not all Continuing Studies programs are available to international students. To determine your eligibility, please contact VCC’s International Education Office at: study@vcc.ca or 604.443.8600.



As Vancouver Community College is a post-secondary institution committed to educating adult learners, applicants should be 18 years of age or older or a graduate of a secondary school.

Program Specific

Missing prerequisites? VCC offers courses in Adult Upgrading and English as an Additional Language to help you meet your goals.

FoodSafe Level 1 does not have additional admission requirements. FoodSafe Level 2 requires proof of FoodSafe Level 1 certification.

Course Schedule

Courses Schedule

Fees and Other costs


Application Fee


Info Sessions

Info Sessions





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Questions?

Before you send us an email, please ensure you have reviewed

  • Detailed information on Foodsafe (use the Program Menu)
  • the frequently asked questions on Foodsafe FAQ

As well, if you meet any of the following criteria, please follow the links for more information, instead of sending the form:

Contact us:

Program Coordinator: Rebeccah Bennett, VCC health, 604.871.7000, ext. 8674
Program Assistant: Tina Kirmis,VCC health , 604.871.7000, ext. 8672

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Program Highlights

Program Highlights

Course Schedule

Courses Schedule


Currently Scheduled in Continuing Studies Sep-Dec2017 (201793)

(HLTH 1101) FoodSafe Level 1 0.5 credits    $99.00



A one day Saturday course designed for kitchen staff and dining room attendants. Explore microbiology, food-borne illnesses, personal hygiene and health, serving and dispensing, food protection and preparation, receiving and storing food safely, ware washing and storage methods. Required supplies: FoodSafe workbook must be purchased from VCC downtown bookstore prior to course start date. Approximately $17. Please call the bookstore for current hours at 604.871.7000 extension 8363, or check the website at https://downtown.store.vcc.ca/. Please note that the bookstore is closed on Saturdays. Please note: FoodSafe Implementation requires all participating students to have a new, current edition of the FoodSafe Student Workbook. (8 hours) Please note that a textbook may be required for this course. Please check the bookstore website at https://downtown.store.vcc.ca/ for textbook information and hours of operation.

More Information

CRN Campus - Room Day(s) Time Date Instructor Register
  30297 DTN Rm. 626
SM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

0900 - 1800
21-Oct-2017
Kouris, Angelo
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  30298 DTN Rm. 626
SM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

0900 - 1800
04-Nov-2017
Kouris, Angelo
Register
  30299 DTN Rm. 626
SM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

0900 - 1800
18-Nov-2017
Lee, Peter
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  30300 DTN Rm. 626
SM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

0900 - 1800
02-Dec-2017
Kouris, Angelo
Register
  30301 DTN Rm. 626
SM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

0900 - 1800
16-Dec-2017
Lee, Peter
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Upcoming schedules for Continuing Studies Jan-Mar2018 Continuing Studies Apr-Aug2018 Continuing Studies Sep-Dec2018 term(s) are in process.
Please check back regularly.

FoodSafe Level 1 (HLTH 1101)
course schedule schedule
0.5 credits $115.00


Fees for Continuing Studies programs and courses are approximate and subject to change without notice. Fees include GST (if applicable) as well as College Initiative and Resource Fees, which vary depending on the individual course. Student Union Fees and UPass Fees will be assessed at time of registration where applicable, and are not included in the fees displayed online. Students are responsible for any increase in fees if advanced payments are made.



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