Introduction to Food Handling & Service

Is Food Trades for Me

This course will help you prepare and understand what it means to be a food service worker.


  • Truth & Myths of Apprenticeship
  • Sectors & Trades in Ontario

Group List

  • Baker
  • Baker-Pâtissier
  • Chef, Cook
  • Cook-Assistant
  • Institutional Cook
  • Retail Meat Cutter
  • Apply for Food Handler Certification

Adult Learning & Training Centre

52 Abbott St. N. – Unit 3D, Smiths Falls, ON K7A 1W3

Are you ready to do this?

All of the Adult Learning & Training Centre programs are provided FREE of charge.

We offer a wide range of programs that are all free of charge

Frequently Asked Questions

If you don't find the answers you are looking for below, please don't hesitate to contact us.

When does the registration open?

Registration and programs are free, and take place on an ongoing basis. You can pre-register at any time throughout the calendar year.

What will happen at the intake appointment?

We like to talk to you about your previous education, work experience and your goals coming into the program. This information helps us in adapting the program to match your needs and learning style.

How much does it cost to register?

There is no cost for this program. All services and programs are free.

When does the program start and end?

As we are not part of the school board or college system, there is no start and end date. We offer continuous intake, and you work at your own pace… there is no time frame allotted to your learner plan with us.

Do you supply credits and certification?

No, we are not accredited or affiliated with the school board or college sectors. We consider our selves the steppingstone to getting your credits or certification by helping you upgrade your essential skills to be able to acquire them successfully.

How large are the classes?

Our classes are small groups and one-on-one, so you may find yourself in a class with a maximum of six learners.