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California Food Handler Training
California Food Handler Training
California Food Handler Training

Our California Food Handler Training course will prepare students to pass the nationally accredited certification examination which is required in order to receive their Food Handler's card 

You must obtain a food handler card within 30 days of hire. The law states that food handlers hired on or after June 1, 2011 have to obtain a food  handler card within 30 days after the date of hire.

California Food Handler Training Course                     2 Hours   $15

Course Description
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 not only the law, but also improves safety and lowers cost as well.

Our California Food Handler Training course will prepare students to pass the nationally accredited certification examination which is required in order to receive their Food Handler's card 

Learning Objectives:

  • To develop a better understanding of food safety, its importance, and those who enforce it 
  • To get acquainted with food-borne illness and what causes it 
  • To better understand preservation and temperature control 
  • To become familiar with biological, physical, and chemical contamination 
  • To get a better understanding of cleaning, sanitization, pest control, and facility design
  • To learn the importance of proper personal hygiene in the workplace 

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1: Introduction to Food Safety Lesson

2: Personal Hygiene

  • Common Hazards
  • Hand Washing
  • Clothing, Jewelry, and Perfume  
  • Employee Sickness
  • Skin, Hair, Mouth, Nose, and Throat 

Lesson 3: Contaminants

  • Biological Contamination 
  • Physical Contamination 
  • Cross-Contamination 
  • Chemical Contamination 


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Lesson 4: Preservation and Temperature/Time Control

  • Preservation 
  • Temperature and Time Control 


Lesson 5: Cleaning and Sanitizing

  • How to Clean and Sanitize 

6: Pest Control

  • Pest Control 
  • Eradication
  • Prevention 


Lesson 7: Facilities and Safety Requirements

  • HACCP Overview 
  • Equipment 
  • Facilities 

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State Requirements:

This food handler training course covers all topics discussed in Calif. Senate Bill 602 and chaptered as section 113948 in the California Health and Safety Code.
For more information, please review the Position Paper on the California Conference of Directors of Environmental Health (CCDEH) website:


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