National Food Safety Training Program (NFSTP) LogoThe New Brunswick Department of Health requires staff in licensed food premises to have up-to-date food safety training and certification. This course teaches the integration of safe food handling practices into the workplace. The course is based on standards established in the Food Retail and Food Services Regulation and Code (FRFSRC), and recommendations from Health Canada and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA).

This program meets Canadian and New Brunswick standards and carries a nationally recognised 5-year certification.


Course Outline

This course has 11 lessons. Participants must successfully complete all 11 lessons to qualify for writing the Certification Exam.

  • Introduction to Food Safety
  • Biological Hazards
  • Other Food Safety Hazards (Chemical, Physical and Allergens)
  • Facilities (building and utilities)
  • Equipment (calibration, selection and maintenance)
  • Flow of Food (best food safety practices from purchasing to service)
  • Sanitation
  • Pest Control
  • Hygiene (personal)
  • Education (requirements for owner/operators, management and employees)
  • HACCP (Food Safety Programs based on Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points)


Participant feedback:

"Our facilitator was calm and cool and confident in the delivery of the material and managed to get everyone involved. A fantastic seminar!"

"I really enjoyed being there."

"A great course."

"An enthusiastic Instructor."


This course is suitable for:

  • servers
  • banquet servers and attendants
  • line cooks
  • prep cooks
  • chefs
  • event managers
  • caterers
  • food and beverage managers



$110 + HST for TIANB members
$175 + HST for non-members


To Register:

ONLINE training: Register for online training now

CLASSROOM training: If you are interested in participating in a classroom setting, please contact Jason Farris for the next available date and location. Phone 506-458-5646 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..