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What is a Food Handler Certificate?

If you work at a restaurant or handle food in a food selling or serving establishment, you'll need a Food Handler Training course.

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Food Handler Training Certificate:

The Learn2Serve.com Food Handler Training course will discuss various food safety handling and serving principles. Upon successful completion of the course and the exam, you will earn your food handler certificate of completion.

Food Handler Training is often intended for entry-level professionals in the food service industry, such as servers, chefs, cooks, cashiers, and even c-store clerks. The Food Handler Certificate will require the learner to complete a brief 2-hour training course covering basic food safety principles. At the conclusion of the course, the learner will be tested on their knowledge of the content and learning outcomes. Upon successfully passing the exam, the learner will be issued a Food Handler's Certificate document (or card).

What is Food Manager Certification?

A Food Manager Certification is designed for mid-level or experienced professionals in the food service industry, such as restaurant managers, produce managers, c-store managers, etc.

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Food Manager Certification:

A Food Manager Certification is designed for mid-level or experienced professionals in the food service industry, such as restaurant managers, produce managers, c-store managers, etc. With the Food Manager Certification Exam there are no required courses or training requirements leading up to the exam (unless jurisdiction requirements stipulate otherwise). The learner is assessed based on their knowledge of a set of concepts.

Upon successfully passing the exam, the learner will earn their Certified Food Protection Manager (CFPM) designation (or CFP). This acronym can be added to the individual's name. The certification is valid for a period of three to five years. At the end of the certification period, recertification will be required.

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California Food Handler Training Certificate

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A food handler card means a California food handler card that complies with SB 303 and does not apply to food handler cards issued by the counties of Riverside, San Bernardino, and San Diego, which are exempt from the law based on having a previous food handler program in place.

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CA Food Handler Training Course

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Complete your food handler training in a few quick and easy steps. Take the two-hour Learn2Serve California Food Handler Training Certificate program.

For a budget-friendly price, you can start on the food safety training required for all food handlers in California.

Its mobile-friendly format enables you to complete this program anywhere with an internet connection.

The California Department of Public Health Food Handler’s Card

The state of California recommends that individuals work in restaurants and non-restaurant facilities to complete food handing training. A California food handler card is valid everywhere in California except in Riverside, San Bernardino and San Diego counties which have pre-existing local food handler card programs. Consult with the local enforcement agencies in each of these counties to obtain information on their local food handler programs and requirements. Once you have finished your course, you may print out your certificate of completion. This certificate will serve as your California Food Handler’s Card that qualifies you to work in the food service industry in CA.

An Overview of Food Safety Issues and Techniques

The Learn2Serve California Food Handler Training Certificate program provides you with an overview of regulations, food safety issues, and techniques to maintain a food-safe environment. Food handlers will understand how the laws of food handling can reduce risks, improve safety, and lower costs.

This two-hour course will keep you engaged with its animations, activities, and quizzes. The California Learn2Serve Food Handler Training Certificate program is compatible with any mobile device that can access the internet.

Learn How to Maintain a Food-Safe Environment

When you complete the Learn2Serve Food Handler Training Certificate program, you will be able to:

  • Display effective food handling techniques that promote safety and cleanliness in food establishments.
  • Practice safe storage and preparation of meat, poultry, and vegetables.
  • Use proper cleaning and sanitation of materials and surfaces that contact food.
  • Recognize foodborne illnesses, biohazards, signs of food spoilage, types of food prep contamination and proper temperature control methods.

The California Learn2Serve Food Handler Training Certificate program is a multi-media online course that you can take anywhere and at any time.

Get your food handler card for California. Enroll in the Learn2Serve Food Handler Training Certificate program now! It only takes two hours to complete. Print out your certificate once you complete the California online food handler’s course. Why wait? Get the training that you need in an easy-to-use and mobile-friendly format today.

State Requirements

This ANSI accredited course is approved and meets SB 602 enacted into law in 2010 and SB 303 in 2011, Health and Safety Code 113790 et seq., “California Food Handler Card”

  • Law requires all food handlers in the state of California have a California Food Handler Card. New hires have 30 days from the date of hire to obtain a card.
  • To earn a California Food Handler Card, food handlers need to pass a food handler test with a minimum score of 70 percent.
  • SB 303 bill makes technical changes to the Food Handler Card Law and requires training providers to be accredited through the American National Standards Institute (ANSI).
  • A California Food Handler Card can be obtained from any organization with an ANSI accredited food handler program.
  • This ANSI accredited course is approved throughout the entire state of California, except in the counties of Riverside, San Bernardino, and San Diego. Food handlers who work in Riverside, San Bernardino or San Diego counties need to obtain a county–specific food handler card because those three counties have preexisting local food handler programs. However, if an employee works in San Diego, Riverside or San Bernardino counties, as well as an establishment outside those counties, they also will need a California food handler card as it is required in all the other counties in the state.