A food handler is defined by law as a person who works in a food facility and performs any duties that involve preparing, storing, or serving food in a food facility.
Who is required to have a Food Handlers Certification? All staff unless they hold a valid CFPM certification.
If someone working in a facility is not a food handler regularly but fills in as a food handler when needed, they must have food handler training.
The exam is given at the end of the course and is not proctored. Course fee includes; course, exam, and state-specific food handlers card.
This short, self-paced course can be taken on all computers, tablets, and smartphones.
You will print your Food Handlers Card upon completing your course and test. The Food Handlers Certification is valid for 3 years.
The course is available in English and Spanish.