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Course Access Questions

How computer literate do I need to be to take an online course?

Taking an online course is similar to reading a book. You can navigate through the chapters and pages in the same manner simply by clicking where you want to go. Instructions are provided throughout the course, and you can reach out for help via email, telephone or chat.

Is Access Instant?

Yes. Once you have completed the registration process you will receive an email immediately with your log in information. You may want to check your "junk folder" if you do not see it right away. 

Can I do the course in more than one sitting?

Yes. We encourage you to work through the course at your own pace. The system will remember where you left off and start you there the next time you login.

Can I use different computers or tablets to access the course?

Yes. You can study your course 24/7 from any computer, tablet or cell phone that has an Internet connection. See Exam section below for webcam exam requirements.

What do I do if my password doesn't work?

How long do I have to finish the course(s) that I have enrolled in?

Your PASSWORD will not expire.  We recommend that you schedule and write your exam within 8 weeks of starting your course.

Exam Questions

How long do I have to write the exam?

Can I fail a course?

Different courses have different requirements. BASICS.fst and ADVANCED.fst require that you write a proctored examination upon completion.  In order to obtain certification documents you must pass this examination.  A score below 74% in BASICS.fst or below 75% in ADVANCED.fst will not receive certification.  If you fail either the BASICS.fst or ADVANCED.fst with Webcam course a Webcam Retests can be purchased through the link on your “My Courses” page when logged in. 

All other courses on this Campus are courses of completion.
  They are self-paced training courses. Each unit has a testing component which requires you to get 100% of the test questions correct. If you do not achieve the percentage, you will be asked to review the unit again and then re-challenge the unit test. You cannot move onto a new unit until you have successfully completed the unit test (score 100%). You cannot fail these courses. You must complete the course to receive a final certificate.

What if I fail the exam on my first attempt?

Click on the “Purchase a Retest” link on the home page or on "My Course" page when logged into the site.  

How do I access the webcam exam if I purchase a course with the webcam option?

Upon successful completion of your online course with Webcam exam you will have immediate
access to the exam through our webcam proctoring partner, Integrity Advocates. You will not be able to access a webcam exam unless you have completed a course with webcam exam access. 

Certification Questions

Where is my certification valid?

Your BASICS.fst or ADVANCED.fst foodhandler certification is valid across Canada.

When will I receive my certificate or wallet card?

Once you have successfully completed and passed either BASICS.fst or ADVANCED.fst Webcam exam and it has passed the proctoring review process you will be notified that your digital certificate  is available in your "My Course" page that you can only access by logging into the site. Once logged in, you will be able to print your certificate/wallet card from your course account. The certification will be available within one week of exam completion, once approved by the webcam auditor. Non-webcam courses will receive a certification in the mail.

If you have completed any other course on this portal you will be able to print your certification once the course has been completed.

How do I get a replacement wallet card or certificate?

If you have lost your certification document you can log into your account and print a new one. If you wrote your exam earlier than 2019, or your certificate does not appear in your account you should order a new document by clicking on the following link:
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