126.96.36.199. A person is exempt from the training required under the first paragraph of section 188.8.131.52 or 184.108.40.206 if the person applies in writing for an exemption to the Institut de technologie agroalimentaire, stating his or her name, address and telephone number, and the training for which the training exemption is applied for, and attaches documents proving
(1) that the person has taken training in which the applicant acquired knowledge equivalent to that provided in the training described in the first paragraph of section 220.127.116.11 or 18.104.22.168; or
(2) that the person has work experience in the control of food hygiene and safety or in food preparation of at least 2 years for a food handler training certificate, and at least 3 years for a food establishment manager training certificate.
The person referred to in the first paragraph must achieve a mark of at least 60% on the examination prepared by the Institut de technologie agroalimentaire. A person who fails the examination is subject to section 22.214.171.124 or 126.96.36.199.