FoodWise Food Safety Certification Program

Elevate your team’s expertise through RCC FoodWise Online, the next evolution training in food safety standards. Through captivating video, workbooks, and interactive quizzes, your staff will enjoy learning about the latest, scientifically backed procedures to keep themselves, food, and customers safe.

Course Outline

Food Safety: Every step in the supply chain counts

Emphasizing the importance of every step in the food supply chain for maintaining safety.

Regulatory Standards: Employee roles for safe food

Highlighting the pivotal role of every employee in adhering to regulatory standards for safe food delivery.

Foodborne Illness & Injury

Provides an overview of Foodborne illness & injury – Microbiological, Chemical and Physical.

Properties of Food (PHFs vs non-PHFs)

A look into the essential factors influencing microorganism growth in food, including nutrients, temperature, time, oxygen levels, acidity, and moisture.


Emphasizing the role of temperature and time to prevent the growth (i.e increase in number) of microorganisms.

Other details:

Course Content: Based on module reading. Workbook downloadable for store reference. Special needs and as well as language accommodations available.

Language Available: English and French

Duration: 8 hours. Participants must complete all 13 modules and exams within 30 days to become certified.

Technical Requirements: Online course

Certification Exam: Online assessment with 50 multiple-choice questions. Virtual proctoring available. Special needs accommodations upon request.

Refund Policy: To cancel a course registration, you must submit your cancellation request via email to within 14 days of enrollment. Refund requests submitted within this timeframe will be issued a full refund. To view Retail Council of Canada’s privacy policy, please visit

RCC’s FoodWise Certification is valid nationwide for five years

Have questions? Contact Hamna Khan, Education Manager,