Nova Scotia Online Food Safety Training

The Food Premise Regulation of Nova Scotia provides all the detailed requirements for a food premise to ensure prevention of health hazards. It outlines the minimum requirements related to general maintenance, temperature control, sanitization, pest control, proper food handler hygiene and the numerous daily tasks that food handlers are involved in.

The Food Premise Regulation also highlights the requirement for mandatory certification of food handlers and is used by Nova Scotia Public Health Inspectors during inspection.


Who Should Take This Food Handler Certificate Course In Nova Scotia?

In Nova Scotia, every operator of a food service establishment and at least one employee on every shift, must hold a Food Handler Certificate.

Probe It's Food Safety Certificate will allow you to be in compliance with regulations for training. Our certificates are valid across Canada for 5 years.


Our Courses in Nova Scotia

Long PowerPoint slides and static videos are not only very boring, but are also ineffective. This is why we have released food safety courses using the latest learning technology. Our new way to learn is interactive, easy, and fun. Probe It’s accurate safety training course demos show you just how engaging and entertaining our courses are – so you'll know the food safety course is worth your time.


Nova Scotia Food safety Inspections

Provincial or municipal governments and any regional health authorities monitor food safety across Nova Scotia. Inspectors will visit your business before it opens and then anytime every four to six months after.

Be prepared to provide all Nova Scotia Food Handler Certificates and your business' Food Safety Plan during inspections.

Public health officials also have the authority to:

Enter your business without notice at any time

Examine any area and equipment on location

Obtain samples of food or food contaminants

Issue warning notices and fines

Close your business immediately


What does the Nova Scotia Regulation say about Food Handlers Certificates?

A valid food handler certificate is required for every operator of a food service establishment..

If the operator is not on the premises, at least one employee who holds a valid food handler certificate must be present.

What Should I Do?

EXPERT ADVICE: What are you waiting for? Get yourself and your entire staff certified right away! This is the recommendation of all health inspectors and the health departments. Upon completing a Food Handler Certification training course you can be sure that you or your business will be safe from food contamination and food-borne illnesses.

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Neglecting food safety certification can result in severe consequences for you and your staff.

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

Twice as likely to fail all health inspections

50% more likely to have food-borne illnesses occur

Financial penalties (up to thousands of dollars)

Legal charges or prosecution

Seizure and destruction of inventory

Suspended or revoked Food Establishment license

Instant business closure

Ruined reputation and publicity

Our Food Handler Certificate will be valid for 5 years in Nova Scotia and across Canada.



Our food handlers certification training course development has been handled by certified Canadian Public Health Inspectors. So you can be sure our course material and training up to date, compliant, and will be accepted and recognized by all employers in Nova Scotia and across Canada.

We guarantee that our food safety certificate course is valid for five years in Nova Scotia and anywhere in Canada. You can take our course 100% without worrrying about any hidden fees.