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Food Safety Alberta Certification and Pool Operator Certification Courses

Environmental Public Health (EPH) offers 1 or 2 Day Food Safety Alberta Certification courses in English, for food facilities (owners/operators/managers) and provides Certification in Food Sanitation and Hygiene required by Alberta's Food Regulation. You must attend in person, there is no online option. Vietnamese, Mandarin or Cantonese languages offered once or twice a year.

EPH offers a 3 day Certified Pool/Spa Operator Certification Course from the National Swimming Pool Foundation which meets the training requirements for Alberta’s Public Swimming Pool Regulation. You must attend in person, there is no online option.

EPH also offers in-person childcare health and safety courses in some zones. The course covers childcare regulations in Alberta and is intended for directors and staff of daycares, day homes, preschools and before/after school care.

Steps to register and pay with a credit card online:

  1. Create a New Account
  2. Register for a course
  3. Complete credit card information

When completed, you will receive an email with course information.

To pay with cheque, money order or bank draft, please print off this form and mail with payment to your Zone. Once payment is received, our office will register you and forward course information by email. Submit this form with payment.

Basic Food Safety Training

Environmental Public Health (EPH) offers a variety of basic food safety training courses. These courses do not provide certification in Food Sanitation and Hygiene required by Alberta's Food Regulation, but may meet other training requirements. Review Food Safety Training Requirements below for more information.

Online Courses:

About Online Courses:

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  • Alberta Food Safety Basics and Alberta Food Safety Basics for Special Events tests must be accessed online. Tests sent by email, fax or mail will not be accepted.
  • Every student must create an account to access the test. Students will be able to print their certificate right after passing the test.
  • Email eph.education@ahs.ca if you have questions or problems.

Home Study Courses:

Basic Child Care Training

Please note that it may take up to three weeks to receive recognition of completion of a home study through email.

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