Texas Food Handler Training

$9.00 - Discount Code FOOD at checkout!

  • 1 hour, Self-Paced Online Course
  • No Final Exam
  • Mobile Friendly Course!
  • Printable Certificate

Texas Food Handler Training
En EspaƱol

We offer food handler training in both English and Spanish. It takes about an hour to complete, there is no final exam, and you can immediately print your food handler card.

Texas Food Handler
Online Training

Our food handler safety course covers the importance of safe food handling and sanitation and is for anyone that works in food preparation, storage, or service.

Texas Food Handler Certification

$9.00 - Enter Discount Code FOOD at Checkout - Enroll Now!

Mobile Friendly Course!

El Curso está Disponible en Español

Our online Texas food handler certification course focuses on safe food preparation and handling techniques and is intended for anyone that works in food preparation, storage, or service. Upon completion of the course, you are immediately food handler certified and you can print or save your food handler certification.

The TDSHS (Texas Department of State Health Services) requires that all employees are properly trained in food safety as it relates to their assigned duties.

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Course Features

Our online Texas food handler safety course (English and Spanish) is a HTML5 based interactive course with full audio narration and engaging real-world scenarios for the best user experience and information retention.

Our course is about 1 hour long and is available in English and Spanish.

Our training course works on all computer devices including: smart phones, tablets, laptops, and PCs. If needed, you can conveniently switch back and forth between your phone (or tablet) and your computer, while taking the course, and you will always be returned to your most recent progress. Once you create an account you can log in from any computer or mobile device and train any time, anywhere.

You have 6 months from enrollment to complete this course. You can log in and out of your training account and your place in the course will be saved.

After successfully completing this course (there is no final exam), you will be able to print your Texas Food Handler's Certification from your own printer.

Course Outline

Our Texas food handler certification course will teach you the importance of safe food handling as well as how to properly clean and sanitize your establishment.

Our food handler training consists of an introduction and six lessons of instruction. There is not a test at the end of the course. Below is a detailed course outline of topics covered in the course.


Introduction to our Texas Food Handler Course

Lesson 1: Importance of Food Safety

Foodborne Illness
Foodborne Illness Risk Factors

Lesson 2: Personal Hygiene

Employee Illness
Handling Ready to Eat Foods

Lesson 3: Controlling Time & Temperature

Examples of TCS Foods
Temperature Danger Zone
Food Receiving and Storage
Cooking and Holding Hot Foods

Lesson 4: Preventing Cross Contamination

Safe Food Storage
Serving and Self-Service
Food Allergens

Lesson 5: Cleaning & Sanitizing

Cleaning vs. Sanitizing
Using 3 Compartment Sinks
Using Dishwashers

Lesson 6: Pest Control

Pest Control

No Final Exam

No Final Exam

Food Handler Certification

Your food handler certification is available to print or save immediately after you complete the course and it will be emailed to you. You can also log in to your account at anytime to print or download your certificate.

Your certificate is valid for 2 years from the date of completion.

NOTE: Some cities/counties require that you register this certificate of completion with them. There may be an additional fee for this registration. Please contact your local health department to see if this is a requirement in your area.

Renew Your Food Handler Certification

To renew your food handler certification, you must complete the Texas food handler certification course again. The entire course must be taken every two years to renew your certification.

TDSHS-Approved Training

Our online Texas Food Handler Safety provider number is license #66, (previously #22) and can be found as "www.TrainingNow.com" on the Texas Department of State Health Services website.