Food handler’s certification


Available dates:
August 16, 2021 → August 20, 2021
November 15, 2021 → November 19, 2021

(dates subjected to change based on minimum class intake being fulfilled)

Course Code:HOS-04/FHCERT
Course:Food handler’s certification
Price:NAF 550.-
Duration:CONTACT HOURS: 10


5x (2-hour) sessions,


Course prepares students to become certified food handlers by teaching safe food handling techniques and practices.

Personal hygiene, time, and temperature, preventing cross contamination, cleaning, and sanitizing.

At the end of the course the students take the official “safe serve” examination in order to be certified.



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5 reasons
to join NIPA:

  1. If you live in St. Maarten / St. Martin, you won't need to leave family and friends while you pursue your studies.
  2. NIPA has a dedicated staff of professionals to guide, support and motivate you throughout your studies.
  3. You will gain technical and vocational skills at an affordable price.
  4. You will receive extensive opportunities for further education and career development.
  5. Your experience will be life-changing.
I love where I work, and NIPA has helped me grow in my job.
Jean Charles Mackenson
working at IGY Marinas,
St. Maarten Apprenticeship

Contact us

(+1 721) 543 0497

or (+1 721) 543 0498

Fax: (+1 721) 543 0479

Monday to Friday,
from 8h30 am to 4h00 pm

NIPA school St. Maarten National Institute for Professional Advancement

National Institute
for Professional Advancement

Building B, Jackal Road #4
Cay Hill, St. Maarten.

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