Frequently Asked Questions


The $24.98 fee gives you access to the SafeCheck Canadian Food Safety Online Course and online exam. The final exam is available anytime 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.


The SafeCheck Canadian Food Safety Certificate is nationally accredited. Provincial public health department in every Province and Territory across Canada accept our certification as equivalent to their own. You can check the approvals here:

Within minutes.

As soon as you pass your final exam, your certificate will be emailed to you. Your certificate will also be available for download Learner Dashboard. We suggest that you save the digital copy of your certificate & wallet card so you can access it in future. Your access to the course expires after 30 days so it’s important to ensure you have a saved copy before this date.

Your SafeCheck Advanced Canadian Food Safety Certificate is valid for 5 years from the date of issue.

Canadian Food Safety provides in Class and Online certification for all food businesses including:

  • quick serve and fine dining restaurants

  • food trucks and cafes

  • grocers, delis and bakeries

  • hotel & convention facilities

  • church and charity groups

  • convenience stores and service stations

  • food processors, food delivery and storage services

  • seniors home and childcare facilities

You have 30 days access to the course:

  • you can go in and out of the course as often as you like

  • the learning program will remember where you left off and you will be taken back to the same point that you left when you log back in

  • there are no extensions allowed, please complete your course and exam before your 30 days have passed

5-6 Hours

The SafeCheck Advanced Canadian Food Safety Certificate course is designed to be completed in about 6 hours. You can start and stop as often as you like. When you return you will be able to continue from where you last left off.

To write the exam you will need:

  • computer equipped with a working webcam and microphone

  • Government issued photo identification (ID)

  • A quiet room with no people nearby

  • A clear desk or work area with no open books or other devices (no cell phones or tablets)

When you click on ‘Start Final Exam’ you will be connected to our SafeCheck Virtual Proctor. You will show your ID and it will be verified.The virtual proctor will monitor the exam using the webcam on your computer. You will not be allowed to talk to others,leave the room or take notes.


You can take the exam as many times as needed. We offer Canada’s Only Pass Guarantee. 

No worries.

Canadian Food Safety offers Canada’s Only Pass Guarantee. This means there are no additional costs for exam retakes!

You can take the exam as many times as needed at no extra cost.  The vast majority of all students pass the exam on their first attempt.

Our proctor needs to confirm that the person who took the course is the same person who is taking the exam. This is required by the government for anyone taking the exam, they must provide a valid government issued photo ID. The proctor only needs to see your name and photo on the ID.


The terms “Food Safety Certification” and “Food Handler Certification” are both referring to education and examination of an approved “Food Safety” learning curriculum that meets a regulatory requirement for staff and Managers working in a food establishment.

The SafeCheck Advanced Canadian Food Safety Certificate is nationally accredited. Provincial public health departments in every Province and Territory across Canada accept our certification as equivalent to their own. You can check the approvals here:

Currently the online course is available in English and French.

You can find the French Language courses here: 

You can find the English Language courses here:

We ask that you use Chrome or Firefox web browsers. Please ensure that you are using the most up to date version of your web browser.

The Final Exam needs to be completed using a laptop or desktop computer with a webcam and microphone enabled.

The SafeCheck Advanced Canadian Safety (Food Handler) Course and all its contents can be viewed on any device including, Windows, Android and IOS tablets & phones. Your best experience will be from a laptop or desktop computer.

We use the latest Technology and Course Authoring Software. Voice recordings are performed by professional voice artists.

Our courses are Not built in Microsoft Word or PowerPoint as others may claim. Canadian Food Safety Groups partners with some of Canada’s Best technology companies. We have end of module quizzing, interactive games and many engaging videos that make our courses quick, easy and enjoyable.

Our Learning Management System is powered by SmarterU a Winnipeg based company that is considered among the very best LMS platforms. Using this platform allows us to have one of the very best user experiences of any LMS in the world. It also allows us to provide very user friendly and easy to manage Corporate Learning Accounts.

Click here to see a short demo of the course:


The SafeCheck Corporate Management Account is Free with Group Purchases. We use one of the worlds best in class Learning Management Systems (LMS).  Our system allows managers at all levels of your organization to have access (or limited access), add students, view reports, print certificates anytime, all while saving your organization thousands of dollars annually.

There is no charge to set-up your account. You can start today and be enrolling students in minutes with our easy to use LMS. Call us now 866.258.0643!

Yes we do.

Groups can save as much as 20% from our already low price.

Call us now 866.258.0643!

We believe in always offering the very best value. 
We are often asked why our price is so low. Simply it is because we can.
When we implement cost savings we share those savings with our clients. (recently we lowered our price to $24.98)

The $24.98 is not a promotional price. It is our public price going forward. Corporate and Enterprise clients can save even more! Food Safety education must be Easy to Access, Easy to Use and Affordable.

Canadian Food Safety has always been a Value driven organization. We believe in always offering the best possible overall value and the very best products and services to our clients.
Our SafeCheck Advanced Canadian Food Safety Certification course and WHMIS 2015 course are great examples of this.
Our thousands of satisfied clients and Canadian technology partners allow us to offer incredible value.
Our competitor’s offer a similar course at prices ranging from $50 to $99. There is no reason to pay more for certification!

Our course is approved by ALL Public Health Departments in Canada.

You can register for classroom based training here: