FOOD HANDLER CERTIFICATION

Food Handlers play a major role in keeping food safe. This program will help you understand food safety and how to apply this knowledge in the workplace. Florida approved ANSI accredited #1039

*Note: If you are an Owner, Manager, or Run a Shift – You will need a food manager certification not food handler.
 

Get Food Safety Certified – It’s The Law.
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According to the CDC, millions of people suffer from illnesses caused by foods every year.  This is most commonly caused by improper food preparation and handling.

People sick each year, caused by foodborne illness.

The First Principles course and assessment is a mandatory training requirement for people involved in the preparation, handling, serving and displaying of food. This certification program provides food handlers with the knowledge and skills they need to safely handle foods for human consumption and meets the Florida state requirements. The First Principles program, available online and in a private group training.

Your business is in the hands of your people.

Florida DBPR Approved Food Handler Certification

Food Safety First Principles for Food Handlers Course

Since foodborne illnesses can be prevented, FSA focuses on prevention. This includes employee behaviors and managerial control. By far, this style of training is most effective.

  • Introduction to Food Safety
  • Contamination and Cross Contamination
  • Time and Temperature Control
  • Personal Hygiene
  • Cleaning and Sanitizing
  • Potentially Hazardous Foods/ Time Temperature Control PHF/TCS
  • Pest Control and Sanitation

Is Food Safety Training Mandatory?

Yes. Since 1997, Florida laws have mandated that all food service employees receive training in food safety per Florida Statue ( F.S. 509.049).  Our ‘Food Safety First’ provides the required employee training and certifications to ensure that your business is protected and meets all the legal requirements.

This training meets Florida requirements and is available for all food establishments nationally.

Note: If you are an Owner, Manager, or Run a Shift – You will need a food manager certification not food handler.

Here’s what you can expect from our class

The informative food safety material is delivered by a professional trainer.  Your employees will be educated on the basics of food safety and, after completion of the course, will have the knowledge to protect food, your businesses reputation and the customers you serve.  In addition, your business license will be in compliance with Florida laws.

Why on-site instructor-led training is the best option…

  • Less time for managers to coordinate training and track progress
  • Certification completed in 1 ½ hours 
  • State reporting to the DBPR is completed for your establishment
  • Inspector preferred training and proof of knowledge
  • Real-life explanation based on YOUR business
  • Students can ask questions and get answers

What is the Cost of Food Safety Training?

Certified Instructor Led 1 ½ hour Delivery. The training can be brought onsite to your establishment at a convenient time for your business for groups of ten or more. The cost is $250.00 for up to 10 certifications, then $25 per person for each additional employee.

The program includes the following:

  • Certified Instructor Led Delivery
  • Training Guides
  • Certificates (2) copies
  • Wallet Cards
  • Training Log for establishment
  • Florida State DBPR reporting of employees trained compliance verification

Onsite Private Group Training:

Training that fits your schedule and your business.

For groups of (10) or more, we can bring the training to you!

Learn in a private group setting where you can have the instructor one-on-one and enjoy the comfort of learning with your team members.

Please take a moment to fill out the questionnaire or contact us at (888) 372-3232 and one of our team members will provide you with pricing quote and further details.

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