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Eastern Region

Notice

To Foodservice facility owners, operators, managers, and staff:

Food Hygiene (Food Handler) Training has been mandatory under Section 28 of the Food Safety Regulations since November 1, 2007. Please refer to the Mandatory Food Hygiene Training Fact SheetPDF Download Link (PDF:14k) for more information.

If you have NOT attended a Food Hygiene (Food Handlers) Training Course, or your current certificate is more than five years old, it is time to update your training. The course list indicates the courses being held in Nova Scotia. Participants are encouraged to attend a course closest to their geographical area.

Courses must have at least 20 registrants. If you have registered for a course that must be cancelled due to low registration, you will be contacted directly by the Department at the phone number on your completed registration sheet. Your registration fee will be refunded if a course is cancelled.

Courses will also be cancelled if school is cancelled due to inclement weather in the immediate vicinity of the course location.

Course List

To attend one of the listed courses, complete this registration formPDF Download Link (PDF:302k) indicating your location preference and submit with payment ($26.22) to the address listed on the form. Cheques or money orders ONLY (no debit, credit or cash) are to be made payable to the Minister of Finance. Registration forms for all courses must be received no later than one week before the course date. If you have questions concerning registration, please call the Truro office at (902) 893-7473.

Remember to bring a pen or pencil for the course, as an exam is administered at the end of the day. A passing grade of 70% is needed to obtain your Food Safety Training certificate.

2017 Courses
Antigonish - John Paul Centre, Main Street
DateTime Status
October 199 am - 4 pmFULL
December 119 am - 4 pm
New Glasgow - Summer Street Industries (New Glasgow)
DateTime Status
September 269 am - 4 pm 
November 229 am - 4 pm
9 am - 4 pm
Port Hawkesbury - Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre, 606 Reeve St
DateTime Status
September 26, 20179 am - 4 pm
November 15, 2017 9 am - 4 pm
January 17, 2018 9 am - 4 pm
March 14, 2018 9 am - 4 pm
May 16, 2018 9 am - 4 pm
Sydney - Grand Lake Rd. Fire Hall, 793 Grand Lake Rd
DateTime Status
September 27, 20179 am - 4 pmFull
November 22, 2017 9 am - 4 pmFull