Town of Darien, CT Food Handler Course

Course Details:
​Test attempts: 2
Percentage required to pass: 80%
Available Languages:
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Description is pleased to provide online food worker training for Darien, Connecticut. The online food handler course has been approved by the Town of Darien Health Department, and is valid citywide. 

Learning Objectives
By the end of this course you will be able to: 
  • Describe how food can make people sick, especially if they are highly susceptible to illness.
  • Appreciate that the behavior of food workers directly affects the safety of food. 
  • Recognize common physical, chemical, or biological hazards.
  • Identify when and how to wash hands.
  • Keep the body and attire clean to prevent contaminating food and food contact surfaces. 
  • Use appropriate barriers to prevent bare hand contact with food.
  • Identify which symptoms or illnesses should be reported to a manager. 
  • Identify the minimum internal temperature requirements for cooking specific foods.
  • Determine the time and temperature requirements for hot and cold holding food.
  • Identify appropriate methods and time and temperature requirements for cooling, reheating, and thawing food. 
  • Determine when and how to clean and sanitize food contact surfaces.
  • Recognize signs of pest infestation.
  • Use safe methods for storing food, chemicals, and waste.
Do you need this training?
If you handle, prepare, serve, sell, or give away food for human consumption, even if you bus tables or wash dishes, you are a food worker and need this training.
When do you need to complete your training?
Within 30 days of starting work.
How do you complete your training?
By completing the online food handler course. collects a required fee on behalf of the Town of Darien Health Department.
What do you get when you finish this course?
Town of Darien Health Department Food Handler Certificate of Training
How long is your certificate good for?
This food handler card is valid for 2 years.
Why choose has the highest food handler training course in the industry. The course is interactive, animated, and fun!