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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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Washington Food Handler Training Certificate

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Why Choose Learn2Serve?

  • Washington State DOH Approved “Additional Food Safety Training” Provider
  • 100% online – no classroom attendance required.
  • Recognized by more major businesses as the online compliance training resource.
  • Bulk pricing available for any size business.
  • Over 500,000+ certified nationwide. Get your training today!

What your registration includes:

  • Quick, simple, and convenient online Food Handler training.
  • Mobile and Desktop friendly online training course and exam.
  • Certificate of completion available to print and download upon completion
  • Self–paced course – Follow your own schedule!
  • Valid towards a five–year renewal
  • Engaging and enjoyable, fully interactive training.
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Course Type
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  • Learn2Serve Food Handler Training Course (ANSI Accredited)

    Learn2Serve Food Handler Training Course (ANSI Accredited)

    This course covers food safety issues, regulations, and techniques to maintain a food-safe environment. It will help you to better understand how handling food correctly is required by law and how it improves safety and lowers cost as well.

    Duration: 2 hrs.
    Price: $7.00
    No. of Users:
    This course covers food safety issues, regulations, and techniques to maintain a food-safe environment. It…
    Course Type:
    Online Package
    Hours: 2
    $7.00
    QTY.
  • Learn2Serve Programa de Certificado de Capacitación para Manipuladores….

    Learn2Serve Programa de Certificado de Capacitación para Manipuladores de Alimentos

    Este curso cubre temas sobre la seguridad de los alimentos, y las técnicas para mantener un entorno seguro en términos de alimentos. Le ayudará a entender mejor cómo el manejo adecuado de los alimentos no solo es obligatorio, sino que mejora la seguridad además de reducir costos.

    Duration: 2 hrs.
    Price: $ 12.50 $ 7.00
    No. of Users:
    Este curso cubre temas sobre la seguridad de los alimentos, y las técnicas para mantener…
    Course Type:
    Online Package
    Hours: 2
    $12.50 $7.00
    QTY.

* Indicates course duration. This course is not for credit hours.

What is a Washington Food Worker Card?

A Washington State Food Worker Card is a permit that allows a person to work as a food handler in the state. The card certifies that the worker has completed a food safety training course and has passed the State of Washington exam on food safety basics, qualifying him as a food handler.

All food handlers are required by the state to have a food worker card.

How do I get a 2 year Washington Food Worker Card?

Local health departments in Washington issue Washington Food Worker Cards. To get one, you must first take the Washington food safety training course and pass the state-required food safety exam. The Washington Food Worker Card is valid for 2 years.

The WA State course is available at this link:
https://www.foodworkercard.wa.gov/language.html

And more info is available here:
http://www.doh.wa.gov/CommunityandEnvironment/Food/FoodWorkerandIndustry/FoodWorkerCard

How do I qualify for an extended 5 year Washington Food Worker Card?

There are two ways to renew your Washington Food Worker Card.

  1. You can sign up for the Washington state course again and obtain a 3 year renewal once you pass the state exam.
  2. You can sign up for the Washington state course as well as our Learn2Serve “additional food safety training” course and obtain a 5 year renewal once you pass the state exam.

Both 3 and 5 year renewal options require you take the state course and exam again. Our Learn2Serve “additional food safety training” course upgrades you from a 3 year to a 5 year renewal. Learn2Serve is a Washington State DOH-Approved “additional food safety training” that complies with the Washington state renewal process. You will need to show your course certificate as well as proof that you passed the state exam to your local Washington health department to receive your Washington Food Worker Card.

State Requirement

Washington offers the “Generic Food Handler Course” which is an indication that there is no requirement the state of Washington