Académie HSA inc.

Type : Online training

Duration : 12hrs

Language: English

Details : 90 days to complete the course at your own pace. Immediate access to the platform after registration. (24/7) No additional exam fees

ATTENTION: The food establishment manager training course includes all the content of the food handler training course.

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Adapted to today's world, online training allows participants to take the course at their convenience, without having to travel. Designed by a MAPAQ-certified trainer, online training is made up of modules that guide you through the course. Various pedagogical tools such as the Guide to good food hygiene and safety, hypertext links, videos and quizzes are used to help you prepare for the final exam.

Competencies targeted by training

  • Maintain a prevention and control system to guarantee food safety.
  • Analyze risk situations in your establishment.
  • Implement procedures to better manage risks.
  • Take prompt corrective action in the event of non-compliance.
  • Train staff in food hygiene and safety rules.
  • Know the skills required of food handlers.

Who needs this training ?

  • People responsible (owner, manager or any other person) for controlling food hygiene and safety in establishments such as :
  • Restaurants, snack bars, bistros, dairy bars, cafés, resto-bars, cafeterias;
  • Retail sales, grocery stores, convenience stores, fruit shops, butcher shops, chocolate shops, farmers' markets, health food stores, pastry shops, caterers, etc;
  • Day-care centers with more than 9 children, non-regulated family day-care services;
  • Residences for the elderly;
  • Non-profit organizations (activities of 30 consecutive days or more);
  • Etc.

Training content

  • Food preservation temperatures
  • Work methods to avoid food contamination
  • General hygiene principles applicable to anyone who handles food products, materials or equipment that comes into contact with food
  • Procedures for cleaning, sanitizing or disinfecting materials and equipment
  • Environmental sources of food contamination
  • Biological, physical and chemical risks related to food hygiene and safety
  • Food provenance
  • Food labeling
  • Risk analysis and assessment (hazard assessment)
  • Risk management (implementation of appropriate controls and procedures, and corrective actions where necessary)
  • Legal and regulatory standards relating to food hygiene and safety
  • Development of continuous training activities with regards to food hygiene and safety rules

Online exam : Remote examination via videoconference.

Training certificate

Your training certificate number will be sent to you on the same day.

Your training certificate will be sent to you by mail in the next few weeks.


How much time do we have to complete the course?

You have 90 days to complete the entire course, including the exam.

Can I take the course at my own pace?

Yes, you automatically receive access to your training after purchase, and you can learn at your own pace. You can stop the training at any time and pick it up where you left off later.

What if I have questions?

You can contact your trainer at any time. A return call and/or e-mail will be sent within 24 hours (weekday business hours only).

How does the online exam work?

You must make an appointment with your trainer to take the exam. The exam is given via videoconference. Questions are asked verbally. Identification is required.

When can I take the exam?

You must have completed the entire training course and completed the quizzes before taking the exam.

What is the passing grade for the exam?


How long is the training valid?

The MAPAQ certificate is valid for life.