Food Handler Certification

$8.00* - enter discount code FOOD at checkout!

  • Self-paced - Mobile Friendly Course.
  • Printable certificate - Valid for 2 years.
  • Available in both English and Spanish
  • Approved by the TDSHS

Food Handler Certification

We offer food handler training in both English and Spanish. It has about an hour of information, but you can move through the course as fast you want. There is no final exam, and you can immediately print your food handler card.

Food Handler Certification

Our food handler certification course has been approved by the Texas Department of State Health Services and meets all the requirements to get your food handler card.


Food Handler Certification Online

$8.00 - With Discount Code 'Food' Enroll Now!

Available in Spanish!

Our online food handler certification course focuses on safe food preparation and handling techniques and is intended for anyone that works in food preparation, storage, or service. Upon completion of the course, you are immediately food handler certified and you can print or save your food handler certificate.

The TDSHS (Texas Department of State Health Services) requires that all employees are properly trained in food safety as it relates to their assigned duties.

Food Handler Certification - Course Features

Our online food handler safety course is available 24x7 and satisfies the requirements for food service and retail food industry workers to get their Texas food handler certification.

2-Year Food Handler Certification

We issue your 2-year food handler certification immediately after you complete the course. Your food handler certification is valid for two years from the date of course completion.

Self-Paced Training

Take our food handler training course at your speed and on your schedule. The course contains about 1 hour of course material, but you can take as many breaks as you wish and return where you left off when you come back.

Works on Computers, Tablets, and Phones

Take our food handler safety course on your computer, tablet, or phone. Our course is compatible with all devices and works on systems that are not Flash-enabled, such as the iPad and iPhone.

Spanish Course Available

Our food handler training is also available in Spanish.

Print Your Food Handler Certificate Immediately

As soon as you complete the food handler course, you can print or save your food handler certificate. It will also be emailed to you and you can login to your account at anytime to print your certificate.
NOTE: Some local jurisdictions require additional registration and fees along with the food handler certificate you receive at the end of this course. Please contact your local health department to see if this is a requirement in your area.

Food Handler Certification - Course Outline

Our food handler certification course will teach you the importance of safe food handling as well as how to properly clean and sanitize your establishment.

Our food handler training consists of an introduction and six lessons of instruction. There is not a test at the end of the course. Below is a detailed course outline of topics covered in the course.

Introduction

Introduction to our Texas Food Handler Course

Lesson 1: Importance of Food Safety

Definitions
Foodborne Illness
Foodborne Illness Risk Factors

Lesson 2: Personal Hygiene

Handwashing
Employee Illness
Handling Ready to Eat Foods

Lesson 3: Controlling Time & Temperature

Examples of TCS Foods
Temperature Danger Zone
Thermometers
Food Receiving and Storage
Cooking and Holding Hot Foods

Lesson 4: Preventing Cross Contamination

Safe Food Storage
Serving and Self-Service
Food Allergens

Lesson 5: Cleaning & Sanitizing

Cleaning vs. Sanitizing
Using 3 Compartment Sinks
Using Dishwashers

Lesson 6: Pest Control

Pest Control
Conclusion

No Final Exam

No Final Exam

Food Handler Certificate Delivery

There are several ways to receive your food handler certificate after completing our food handler certification course.

NOTE: Some local jurisdictions require additional registration and fees along with the food handler certificate you receive at the end of this course. Please contact your local health department to see if this is a requirement in your area.

Print Your Certificate

Your food handler certificate is available to print or save immediately after you complete the course and it will be emailed to you. You can also login to your account at anytime to print or download your certificate.

Receive Your Certificate Via Fax or Mail

We also offer fax and mail delivery of your food handler certificate. For an extra fee, you can have your certificate faxed to you ($5) or sent by regular mail ($5). To have your food handler Certification faxed or mailed, add the desired delivery method to your cart when enrolling in the course.

Renewing Your Food Handler Certificate

To renew your food handler Certification, you must complete the Texas food handler certification course again. The entire course must be taken every two years to renew your certificate.

TDSHS-Approved Training

Our online Texas Food Handler Safety course is provided by TrainingNow.com (license #66) and has been reviewed and approved by the Texas Department of State Health Services.