Hakim Family Nutrition is an authorized contractor delivering the Manitoba Health Food Handlers Certification course.

Who should take this course?

  • Anyone working with food or serving food.
  • Food service industry professionals.
  • Managers, supervisors, and owners of food service establishments.

What will you learn in the course?

  • Microbiology
  • Foodborne Illness
  • Health and Hygiene
  • Serving and Dispensing
  • Food Protection
  • Receiving and Storage
  • Cleaning and Sanitizing

How to take the course


In-person trainings are held at the Seven Oaks Learning Centre.

What you’ll need for in-person training:

  • A required government-issued photo ID to be presented on the day of the training
  • Pen, pencil, and papers to take notes


Online trainings are held live via Zoom.

What you’ll need for online training:

  • Computer or phone access and a connection to Zoom
  • Microphone (built-in or connected to your computer or phone)

Complete one-day online course details

Lecture from 9:00am to 2:00pm

Exam from 2:00pm to 3:00 pm

Lecture and exam will be online and participants will receive the link 24 hours before the scheduled class date.

In-person training is held one Saturday per month at the Seven Oaks Adult Learning Centre. Please contact us for dates and details.

Fee: $80 CAD (training, exam, and certificate)

Miscellaneous costs

Challenge Exam & Certificate only: $50 CAD

Kind words from students

Testimonials from Argyle Alternative High School students:

“In my opinion this course was very informative and useful. I hope to put the skills I learned in today’s class to use in my everyday life. Thank you for coming to Argyle High School. We appreciate having you here for this learning experience.”

“I thought the course was very informative and I learned a lot. It was also very interesting. I would do it again.”

“The teacher was very informative and easy to understand. The class was smooth and the teacher communication made the class very enjoyable.”

“The food Handler class was well thought and was easy to understand all the information taught. We were allowed to revisit and go over what we learned which helped with remembering what was taught.”

“It opened a door that wasn’t there before, without this course I wouldn’t have the opportunities of working in a kitchen. Well, not as much.”

“The food handler training was informative, simple and fun.”

“In my opinion the food handler class is very important. It teaches us the importance of handling food safely and the seriousness of food borne illness. Everyone should take this class, imagine how much less people would get sick from food if everyone took this class. Thank you for the great opportunity you gave us.”

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Customized sessions are available (minimum 6 attendees). Contact us for details.

*For challenge exams, participants must arrive by 5:15 pm ready to write the exam.

*We require 3 business days notice of a cancellation in order to refund or reschedule.