FOODSAFE Level 1 Refresher

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What to expect from FOODSAFE Level 1 Refresher

Take the Level 1 Refresher online

Individuals with a current (unexpired) FOODSAFE Level 1 certificate issued by a British Columbia Health Authority are eligible to take the FOODSAFE Level 1 Refresher course online.

To do so you must register (pay for the course) at Open School BC before your current certificate expires and you will need your current certificate number in order to do so. For more information see the Level 1 Expiry and Recertification FAQ. After January 15, 2019, all individuals with expired certificates will be required to take the Regular FOODSAFE Level 1 course, available online, in person or by distance/correspondence.

Individuals have 14 days to complete the online FOODSAFE Level 1 Refresher course and additional course information can be found at:

The Refresher course is only recognized in the Province of British Columbia. Individuals who intend on working outside of the Province are strongly recommended to take the full FOODSAFE Level 1 course.

Fee: $55

Register through Open School BC

FOODSAFE Level 1 Expiration

Important - FOODSAFE Level 1 Expiration

Training a staff group?

Businesses have several options for group FOODSAFE training

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