Northwest Territories Online Food Safety Training

The Food Establishment Safety Regulation of the Northwest Territories provides detailed information on all of the requirements for a food premise to ensure prevention of health hazards. The minimum requirements pertaining to maintenance, temperature control, sanitizing, pest control, food handler hygiene and the various daily tasks in which food handlers are involved are outlined in the Regulation as well.

The Regulation states the requirement for mandatory certification of food handlers and is used by Public Health Inspectors during inspections in the Northwest Territories.


Who Should Take This Food Handler Certificate Course In Northwest Territories?

In the Northwest Territories, at least one employee on every shift, and every operator of a food service establishment must have a valid Food Handler Certificate.

Probe It Food Safety provides an accepted Food Handlers Certificate and is government approved. Our Food Handler Certificate will be valid for 5 years not only in the Northwest Territories, but across Canada.


Our Courses in the Northwest Territories

Probe It has created user-friendly food safety training courses using the latest and greatest learning technology. PowerPoint presentation slides and static videos are not only very dull, but are also ineffective. Our new way to learn is interactive, easy, and fun. Probe It’s accurate food safety course demos show you just how straightforward, engaging and entertaining our courses are – so you know the food safety certification is accepted as well as worth your time.


Northwest Territories Food Safety Inspections

Across the Northwest Territories, health authourities at the regional, municipal and provincial level are responsible for the monitoring of food safety. You can expect inspectors to visit your business before its opening and then anytime every four to six months.

Inspectors will request to see your Northwest Territories Food Handler Certificates and your Food Safety Plan.

They additionally have the authority to:

Enter your business at any time without notice

Examine any area or equipment on-site

Collect samples of food or food contaminants

Issue warning notices and fines

Close your business immediately


What does the Northwest Territories Regulations say about the Food Handlers Certificate?

All operators of a food service establishment must hold a valid food handler certificate.

If the operator is absent, at least one employee with a valid food handler certificate must be present in the establishment.

What Should I Do?

EXPERT ADVICE: You and your entire staff should get certified as soon as possible! This is the recommendation by health inspectors and the health department. Becoming a certified Food Handler will help ensure you or your business is never the cause of food poisoning and food contamination.

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Disregarding food safety certification by you or your staff can cause severe consequences.

What Happens If I Don’t Get The Food Handlers Certificate?

Twice as likely to fail health inspections

50% more likely to have food-borne illnesses

Bad publicity

Suspended or revoked Food Establishment license

Business closures

Up to thousands of dollars of financial penalties

Charges and prosecution

Seizure and destruction of inventory

Our Food Handler Certificate will be valid for 5 years in Northwest Territories and across Canada.



Canadian Certified Public Health Inspectors have developed our food handlers certificate training course to make the training material up to date and compliant. As a result, our food handler certificates will be accepted and recognized by all employers in Northwest Territories and across Canada.

Our course is 100% online, available anytime, and free of hidden fees. We guarantee that food safety course certificate is valid for five years anywhere in the Northwest Territories and the rest of Canada.