Accredited Food Handler Certification Program
Bylaw 678-2006 acknowledges Toronto Public Health's desire to develop partnerships in delivering Food Handler Certification Programs to the Food Handlers that work in the City of Toronto. Toronto Public Health has accredited the following programs/companies to train and certify Food Handlers.
You may contact the following Programs for training and certification.
List of Accredited Private Certification Programs/Companies
|Accredited Program||Contact Information|
|National Food Safety Training Program (NFSTP)|| Canadian Restaurant and Foodservices Association
|Eco-Line Environmental Services and Ontario Chinese Restaurant and Food Services Association||416-340-7850|
|Canadian Food Safety Training Certification Program||Canadian Food Safety Training
|ServSafe|| National Restaurant Association Solutions
|Bacoff Food Handler Certification Program|| Bacoff Food Safety Hygiene Training and Consulting
|Toronto Health School||www.torontohealthschool.com
|Ontario Independent Meat Processors Food Handler Training for the Food Processing Industry||
Ontario Independent Meat Processors
|Work Outside the Box
Food Safety Basic Certification
|Work Outside the Box
|Academy of Applied Pharmaceutical Sciences
Food Handler Training
To apply to have your food handler certification program accredited, the following steps must be taken:
- Complete the Food Handler Certification Program Equivalency Application Form (PDF).
- Submit the completed application form along with all the materials necessary to review and accredit the certification program. Include the fee in a cheque or money order payable to, "Treasurer, City of Toronto." The submission of this package does not constitute automatic accreditation for the program. Additional requirements, modifications or changes to the program may be necessary to obtain accreditation. You will be notified of the outcome of this request within 4 weeks of receipt of the application package.
If you obtained your Food Handler certificate from an accredited certification program, you must apply for a Food Handler certificate issued by Toronto's Medical Officer of Health to comply with the bylaw requirements.
- Complete the Food Handler Certification Program Certificate Application Form (PDF).
Last updated March 2013