Complete Food Handling Certificate & Training Course For Workers

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Food Safety

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What is Food Handler

Elevate your expertise in food safety and service with our comprehensive food Certificate program. The training is designed to equip you with essential skills and knowledge for working safely as food handlers in restaurants, hotels, or any other food service location.

The purpose of this training is to help you understand the food-handler regulations for California, and to provide you with the knowledge and skills mentioned above. By the end of this course, you’ll be able to identify foodborne illnesses, recognize potentially hazardous food, and how to prevent contamination, and learn about implementing proper hygiene at the workplace.

Taking our food handling certificate course can help you gain a competitive edge,  enhance your credibility, and bolster your commitment to creating a food-safe environment.

Embark on this learning venture today, and open doors to new opportunities within the restaurant and hospitality sector. Join us to cultivate skills that last a lifetime, prioritize safety, and build a thriving career in the world of food service.

Course Description

CategoryFood Safety
Course NameFood Handler
Duration30 mins
Certificate IncludedYes
Languages English
Course TypeInteractive online training
FormatLM-light, SCORM 1.2
Supported DevicesDesktop/Laptop, Tablet, Phone
Last UpdatedJune 30, 2021

What you’ll learn

By the end of the food handling certificate training, you’ll be able to: 

  • Identify illnesses that could be associated with food. 
  • Recognize potentially hazardous foods, and chemical, biological, and physical contamination of food.  
  • Understand the relationship between time and temperature with respect to food safety.
  • Describe methods for preventing food contamination during all stages of food handling, including storage and purchasing.
  • Implement proper hygiene in the workplace.
  • Identify and apply correct procedures for cleaning and sanitizing equipment and utensils.
  • Implement housekeeping practices that promote cleanliness and safety in the workplace.


  1. Basic Food Safety
  2. Scope and Conduct of Food Safety Inspections
  3. What is Food borne Illness?
  4. What is contamination?
  5. How Food Contamination Occurs?
  6. Types of Food Contamination
  7. How Food Contamination Spreads?
  8. How to Stop Food borne Illnesses?
  9. Proper Food Handling – Receiving and Storage
  10. Food safety when purchasing and receiving food items
  11. How to store food
  12. How to keep your storage area safe?
  13. Proper Food Storage Methods
  14. Importance of Food Preservation
  15. Techniques of Food Preservation
  16. What is Time-temperature Control?
  17. What are Potentially Hazardous Foods?
  18. What is Cross Contamination?
  19. Preventing Time-Temperature Abuse
  20. Monitoring Time and Temperature
  21. Proper Food Preparation
  22. The Basic Sequence of Food Preparation
  23. Hot and Cold Holding
  24. How to Cool Food Safely
  25. How to reheat food safely? 
  26. Precautions to take when serving food
  27. Precautions to take when Re-serving Food
  28. Self Service and off-Site Service
  29. Importance of Good Hygiene
  30. Good Hygiene Practices
  31. Proper hand washing methods
  32. How to use gloves?
  33. How to deal with employee sickness
  34. Cleaning and Sanitation
  35. Using Sanitizers and detergents
  36. The Process of Cleaning and Sanitizing
  37. Food and Trash Disposal
  38. General Cleaning
  39. Signs of a Pest Problem
  40. Pests can Spread Diseases
  41. Why Do You Need Pest Control?
  42. How to Control Pests?

Who Should Attend?

Food handling training is essential for anyone working in the food industry, especially those who directly handle, prepare, or serve food. This includes:

  • Restaurant staff
  • Catering personal 
  • Food servers
  • Institutional food workers
  • Food truck operators

Why emPower

100s of customers

  • 14+ Years of experience in working with small to large businesses from different industries
  • 95% customer retention

Customer Experience

  • 24x7 dedicated support and toll free number
  • 99%+ guaranteed uptime

Extremely Cost-effective

  • As low as $0.99/user/yr
  • We will match or better the price of your current LMS

Effective Courses

  • Each course is 20-40 min long to ensure engagement with quizzes and certificate
  • SCORM 1.2 Compliant


  • No setup costs
  • We deploy your customized solution in less than 48 hours

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Food handler’s license costs vary in Texas but typically range from $7 to $20. Prices may differ based on the county and the specific training provider chosen for the required food safety course.

Yes, in New York City, food handlers are required to obtain a Food Protection Certificate by completing an approved food safety course and passing an exam to ensure safe food handling practices.

Within 30 days of employment, individuals in Tennessee engaged in food preparation or service, such as chefs, cooks, servers, baristas, and bartenders, must obtain a Food Handler’s license. Not all roles, like bussers and general managers, may necessitate this requirement.

The NYC Food Protection Course is typically around 15 hours in duration, including classroom instruction and an exam, covering essential food safety practices for food handlers in the city.