Food Save Level I

  /  Food Save Level I

A food handling, sanitation and work safety course designed for food service establishment operators and front line food service workers.


• This is a single course and by itself does not lead to any career path


• Grade 12 graduate or mature student status (British Columbia 19 years or older)
• Meet minimum English language proficiency requirements.

Upon completion of this program the successful student will have reliably demonstrated the ability to

  • Understand how microorganisms pose a hazard to food.
  • Know what bacteria needs to grow and what food bacteria grows well in.
  • Understand the term cross-contamination and how it can occur.
  • Identify how to prevent and control food pests.
  • Know how to care for and clean equipment.
  • Be aware of the law involving food hygiene.

Assessment will consist of interactive activities and an exam.

Students must pass the course with at least 80%.

Total instructional hours 40
Total Co-op hours 0
Total program hours 40
Total program length (day) 10

☒ In-class instruction

☒ Distance education

☒ Combined delivery (both in-class and distance)

Not all courses may have textbooks. Textbooks are listed on the course outline. Textbooks may not be available through the college.

  • Successful completion of the course.

For proof of English Language Proficiency please refer the Student Handbook.

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