Compatible Devices: Computer, tablet, 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 course holds the ANSI food handler training program accreditation (ASTM e2659-2015) and is approved for use in Texas by the Texas Department of State Health Services (TDSHS).
The purpose of the food handlers card license 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 food handler course 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:
Identify how to keep the hands, body, and attire clean to protect food and food-contact surfaces from contamination.
Recognize populations that are highly susceptible to foodborne illness and symptoms and illnesses that must be reported to a manager.
Identify time and temperature control methods and requirements to prevent bacterial growth in food.
Identify processes and procedures necessary for maintaining a clean and sanitary work environment.
Prepare to take an adventure through the world of food safety! On your journey, you will learn everything from how to prevent food hazards to how to use proper cooking techniques. Once you complete the food handler course and pass the test, you will receive a food handler certificate and will become an official food handler, ready to take your new knowledge out into the world!
What Food Handlers Are Saying
"...I can definitely say this course was much more enjoyable and effective than the other course I took several years ago."
"I was pleasantly surprised at the quality and ease of the online course."
"I would definitely recommend my family and friends to take [this] online course!"
"I'm now glad that I was required to take this course."