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Food Service Worker Certificates (Online)

Program Overview

The Food Service Worker delivers quality nutrition care and service in an environment such as hospitals, institutions, special-care and long term care facilities. The program will provide students with the skills and abilities required to perform effectively in institutional food preparation settings. Customer service, safe food-handling techniques, safety, nutrition, communications, food and beverage preparation and service are covered under this certificate program.

This program is mandated by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care for all staff employed in the position of food service worker in long-term care dietary environments.

Career Opportunities

  • Long-term Care Facilities
  • Retirement Homes
  • Food Service Contractors
  • Hospitals
  • Acute Care Services
  • Health Care Cafeterias
  • Food Service Worker

Practical Placement:

There will be an arranged work experience field placement in a Food Service or a Healthcare Facility. The work placement allow you to gain hands-on experience in a real world work environment in the field of study. Additionally the practical placement provides you with the networking opportunity to further enhance the employment opportunity.


Successful candidates will also receive an online certificate per completed module:

  • Role of the Food Service Worker
  • Food Safety and Sanitation
  • Communication and the Food Service Worker
  • Quantity Food Preparation
  • Introduction to Nutrition / Nutrition in Health Care
  • Food Handling Training
To register, enroll into any online course or contact us via telephone at 416-502-2277 or by email at

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Toronto Campus

885 Sheppard Avenue West Toronto, Ontario M3H 2T4, Canada

Hours of Operation

Mon-Fri 8:30am - 5:00pm Sat - by appointment only
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