Compatible Devices: Computer, tablet, and smartphone (Android, iOS)
Teaching Methods: Interactive activities, audio, video, full-text, etc.
Available Languages: English, Spanish, Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese, Serbo-Croatian, Tagalog, and ASL
Length: 75 minutes
This Kansas City food handlers permit training is approved for use in Kansas City, Missouri by the Kansas City Health Department.
The purpose of the Kansas City food handlers permit training program is to prepare food handlers to enter the workforce by providing the required food safety information as specified by regulations of the workers’ state or local government.
This training and test will prepare the learner to become a responsible food handler. A “food handler” is generally understood to be a food worker in a non-managerial role.
By the end of this course you will be able to:
If you are a food handler in Kansas City, Missouri, you are required to complete a food safety course that is approved for use in Kansas City, Missouri. Completing an approved food safety course will award you with a Kansas City Food Handlers Certificate. A food handler is someone who handles, prepares, serves, sells, or gives away food for human consumption.
Is this food handler training and test approved for my area?
This program that includes a training and test is approved for use in Kansas City, Missouri.
When do I need to get my Kansas City Food Handlers Permit?
Within 30 days of starting work.
What do I get when I finish this course?
Kansas City Food Handlers Certificate
How long is my Kansas City Food Handlers Permit valid for?
The temporary Kansas City Food Handler Certificate is valid for 30 days. Your Kansas City food handlers permit will be valid for 3 years.
Are there any additional steps?
First, complete the Kansas City food handler course. Second, take your certificate of completion and present it with a current photo ID within 30 days to the Kansas City Health Department.
2400 Troost Ave Suite 3200, 3rd Floor
Kansas City, MO 64108
Office Hours: M–F 8 am–5 pm
While at the health department, you will be required to pass an additional test to receive your official Kansas City food handler permit. No additional fee will be required at the Health Department.
How do I renew my Kansas City Food Handlers Permit?If your permit has expired, you will need to purchase and retake the Kansas City Food Handlers Permit training and test. If you need to reprint your current certificate, log in and go to the My Certificates section on your Dashboard. From there, you can click View and print your certificate.
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