Register for a Food Safety Course

Food premises operators in PEI can register online for food safety training. A certified public health inspector will present current information on food hygiene, preparing food safely and preventing food poisoning. The one-day workshop will be offered at various dates and locations throughout PEI.

The food safety course is offered in English only. A copy of the participant guide booklet is available in Arabic, Chinese, Korean, French, or Punjabi. Please request translated booklets at least two (2) weeks before the course date.

Am I required to take this training course?

The annual licence to operate a food premises requires that at least one employee present in the food premises (when food is being processed) has successfully completed an approved food hygiene training program.

Are you a volunteer with a non-profit organization or service club?

Your non-profit organization and/or service club is required to have at least one organizer or volunteer present during food preparation who has completed the Food Safety Training or has a Certificate of Attendance from the Volunteer Food Safety Presentation offered by Environmental Health. 

Register for a FREE volunteer food safety presentation

I require a Food Safety Training Certificate. Where is the next course being held?

NOTE:  In the event of unable to attend the date registered for, you can email a newly selected date of a future course that is available to you.

2024 Charlottetown Food Safety Courses

Holiday Inn Express & Suites - 200 Capital Drive

 All courses are 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Date Space Availability
Tuesday, March 19th (STORM DATE:  March 21) 24


                                                                                             2024Summerside Food Safety Courses

                                                                                 Loyalist Inn, 195 Heather Moyse Drive, Summerside

                                                                                                All courses are 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM                                             

Date:  Space Availability
Tuesday, March 5th (STORM DATE: Mar 7th) 22
                                                                                                   Other Locations Offered on a  Bi-Annual basis
                                                                                                                       (Next Sessions: Spring 2024)   
                                                                                                                   All courses are 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM


Date Location Availability

What do I need to register for the food safety course?

Submit your online registration with full payment at least 24 hours before the course date. Early registration is recommended to ensure seating is available.

The cost is $57.50 per participant ($50 +HST) and is payable online. The fee is non-refundable.


This service accepts payments using VISA, VISA Debit, MasterCard, and Debit MasterCard.

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General Inquiries

Environmental Health
2nd Floor Sullivan Building
Fitzroy Street
Charlottetown, PE C1A 7N8
Telephone: 902-368-4970
Toll Free: 1-800-958-6400