Food Service Worker

7 years Certificate


This certificate has been designed to upgrade and enhance the skills of employed food service workers. It also provides training for those seeking employment in the food services industry, e.g., hospitals, nursing homes, cafeterias, and restaurants.

Note: Students have up to 7 years to complete all requirements.

You may enroll in a Continuing Education course at Canadore College if you are 19 years of age or older or if you have earned an Ontario Secondary School Diploma/Ontario Secondary School Graduation Diploma or equivalent.

FWS100  Role of the Food Service Worker

FWS115  Sanitation and Safety

FWS120  Food Preparation and Production

FWS125  Communication and Customer Service

FWS130  Introduction to Nutrition

FWS135  Nutrition and Health Care

Most college level courses require textbooks; textbooks are not included in the course fees. It is the student’s responsibility to purchase any required textbooks.

Textbooks are available at the Campus Shop for in class, Contact North, and iLearn/D2L courses. The Campus Shop does not carry most OntarioLearn textbooks. OntarioLearn textbooks can be purchased at

Learning outcomes represent culminating demonstrations of learning and achievement. In addition, learning outcomes are interrelated and cannot be viewed in isolation of one another. As such, they should be viewed as a comprehensive whole. They describe performances that demonstrate that significant integrated learning by graduates of the program has been achieved.