Global Vocational Services is pleased to provide clients a variety of on-line learning opportunities. The most popular ones such as Foodsafe, Serving It Right and WHIMS can be accessed right in our resource centre or your own computer. Please read the descriptions below if you more information about each course.
WHMIS (Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System)
The Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) is Canada’s national hazard communication standard. The key elements of the system are cautionary labelling of containers of WHMIS “controlled products”, the provision of material safety data sheets (MSDSs) and worker education and training programs.
Food Safety for Food Handlers™ is an internet-based course in food safety for food handlers. It is intended for food handlers, servers and other food industry personnel.
This course has been recognized by the B.C. Food Handlers’ Training Courses Equivalency Committee as meeting the training requirements of Section 10 of the B.C. Food Premises Regulation.
On successful completion, students will be issued an officially recognized certificate and will have an understanding of basic food safety principles and how to protect themselves and others from food borne illness.
Serving It Right
Serving It Right is a mandatory self-study course that educates licensees, managers and servers about their legal responsibilities when serving alcohol, and provides effective techniques to prevent problems related to over-service.
Who Needs Serving It Right?
Generally speaking, all licensees, managers, sales staff and servers in licensed establishments. In addition, individuals may require Serving It Right for a special occasion license. For a complete list of those who require a Serving It Right certificate, refer to this list.
- FOODSAFE: $68.25 GST included
- WHMIS: $57.75 GST included
- SERVING IT RIGHT: $40.00 GST included
To see if you qualify for funding for these training programs check with the resource room staff. In addition to these popular offerings you will find other useful sites that will help build skills in certain specific areas.