This online course will teach you about hazards, hygiene, flow of food, sanitizing versus cleaning, critical control points through the introduction of HACCP (Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points), micro-organisms that harm people and how they grow, what you can do to reduce the risk of food-borne illness, understanding high-risk foods and low-risk foods, cooking/storing temperatures and kitchen dynamics for safe food prep.
Who needs this training? Any commercial food establishment that serves the public or manufactures food that serves the public. Who should take this training? Anyone who prepares food of any kind. Not all people who handle food are required to take the training and you should consult your regulations if you are not sure. It only takes two people getting sick to be recognized as an outbreak. It only takes one outbreak to close your business down until an investigation is complete. It only takes one closure of your business to make such a big financial impact that your doors end up closing for good.
This course has a final exam where a mastery level of 74% or greater must be achieved for completion. The exam is completed online and includes 15 true/false and 35 multiple-choice questions. Students have one hour to complete it.
Course fee includes the online learning and computer-based WEBCAM certification exam. In order to meet Provincial requirements, you must work through your course and write your examination within 8 weeks of purchase. Students who fail to do so will be required to repurchase the course and meet the time requirement.
Upon course completion, you will receive a REQUEST ID needed to take the exam. This REQUEST ID is for one exam attempt. If you fail your exam you will need to purchase another BASICS.fst 4th Edition with WEBCAM Proctoring to take your exam for the second time. Be prepared for your exam!
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If you are unable to attend your scheduled exam, you must CANCEL or RESCHEDULE your exam time. No show's may be subject to additional fees.