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The FOODSAFE Level 1 online course uses Probe It’s state-of-the-art learning management system and hosting service. This course delivers content in an organized, systematic, step-by-step instructional process that promotes a learner-centred approach to safety awareness.

Why Us

Why BC's Food & Hospitality Professionals
Love Probe It Food Safety

No Extra Hardware

Probe It’s course works on all your favourite devices. We’re talking smartphones, laptops, tablets—everything.

Health Inspector Hotline

Call our hotline and speak with a health inspector if you have any inquires about public health for course students or bussineness.

Satisfaction Guaranteed

We strive for excellence in customer service: if you are not 100% satisfied with our services, we will provide you with a refund.

Government approved across Canada

You will not need to get recertified to work in different provinces or territories because Probe It certificates are recognized across Canada.

100% Online

You can retake the exam as many times as you need to pass for free, so there’s no need to stress on your first try!

Same-Day Certification

In as little as 6 hours, you can complete the Food Safety Training Course and the Exam to receive your certification.


Earn Your FOODSAFE LEVEL 1 Certification Online In

3 Easy Steps

Register and Begin Immedietly

Begin your FOODSAFE LEVEL 1 course by registering in seconds and starting right away.

Take the Online
Test on Any Device

Once you’ve completed the course, you’ll have 24/7 access to the exam on any device with a camera. No need to plan ahead!

Print Certificate
and Wallet Card

After passing the exam, you can download or print your wall-wallet certificate!


Course Outline

Everything you need to become a Certified FOODSAFE LEVEL 1, all in one course.

The FOODSAFE LEVEL 1 Certification Course is divided into 10 easy to follow modules.

Each module has a series of lessons. Throughout the course, we keep you engaged and help you retain what you’ve learned with:

Our software features user-friendly navigation, requiring minimal training and quick onboarding.

Module 1: Introduction to Food Safety

Module 2: Food Safety Laws

Module 3: Food Borne Illness

Module 4: Microbial Food Borne Illnesses

Module 6: Prevention of Food Contamination

Module 5: Safe Food Handling

Module 7: Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point

Module 8: Cleaning and Sanitizing in a Food Premise

Module 9: Personal Hygiene of Food Handlers

Module 10: Maintenance of Food Premises

Module 11: Proctored Exam

In most areas, you can reprint your required Food Handler Certificate by logging in to your account.

  • Login
  • Click on the Certificates tab on your dashboard
  • Print or download your certificate

Who Should Take This Food Handler Certificate Course In BC?

In British Columbia, every operator of a food service establishment, and at least one employee on every shift, must hold a FOOD SAFE Level 1 or an equivalent certificate.

Probe It Food Safety is an accepted FOOD SAFE alternative and government approved. Our Food Handler Certificate will be valid for 5 years in British Columbia and across Canada.

Chat with a Health Inspector

The Certified Health Inspectors at Probe It is here to help you meet all regulatory requirements for food safety training, whether selling at a farmer’s market or managing food safety for a large franchise.

FOODSAFE LEVEL 1 Certificate Course Online

Who Should Take This Food Safety Training Course?

This course is for you if you work in a restaurant, daycare, hotel, food truck, nursery, café, banquet hall, school, or anywhere you are preparing and/or handling food. No previous food safety training is required for this course.


Introducing Our Fully-Mobile & Tablet Friendly Exam

Probe It offers a hassle-free training and examination on any device. No laptops, desktops required. Simply log into any device, and get started.

What’s Included

What’s Included

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What People Are Saying
About Us

Excellent ★★★★✫ 4.69 based on 477 reviews

Friendly and polite staff. Answer emails in a timely manner. Available 24/7 to help. They offer exam onsite and provide practice examination first and go over all questions. Being a Culinary Manager and with a food safety background Bashir is very knowledgeable and provides exceptional customer service.

Brendan de Jeu

My brother took the course and was successful at completing the Food Handler Certificate. The modules were really well done and easy to comprehend.

Jessica Cerqueir

Had a great experience with ProbeIt! Very affordable and the website is very user-friendly. When I contacted the support staff, they were always very quick to respond to me. Highly recommend to anyone looking to become food handling certified!

Joshua Batchelor



Absolutely it is! Probe It Food Safety is nationally accredited, meaning our certificates are accepted and recognized by all health departments across Canada. We have issued Food Safety certificate in every province in Canada.

Yes, the FOODSAFE LEVEL 1  and Food Handlers Certificate are the exact same certificate. 

Our food safety courses are self-paced. You will have 60 days from the date of purchase to complete the course and exam. If you fail to complete the course and exam within this period, your registration will be cancelled and you will need pay a reactivation fee to unlock your account and continue from where you left off.

Yes, as long as the device has a working webcam and microphone, and the latest browser (Firefox or Chrome on Windows/Android devices, and Safari on Apple devices) you will be able to use it to take the online exam.

The exam will not start if a working webcam or microphone is not detected.

No. It is available anytime! 24 hours a day, 7 days a week!
You can start anytime! You do not need to schedule the online course or exam. You don’t even need to notify us beforehand. Complete flexibility to your schedule!

No problem, you can take the exam as many times as you need…for FREE! Your exam will be immediately available. Good luck on the exam!

Get Started In Less Than 45 Seconds​

Complete the FOODSAFE LEVEL 1 course and exam from home and on your schedule. Start and Stop the course as needed.