California Food Handler Certificate – Online Training

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Last updated on June 16th, 2021 at 11:18 am

CALIFORNIA FOOD HANDLER REQUIREMENTS

  • ALL food Handlers in California working are required to obtain a valid Food Handler Card within 30 days of their hire date.
  • This is a MANDATORY requirement statewide.
  • Food Handler Certificate must be obtained from a program accredited by ANSI (American National Standards Institute) and approved by the state of California.
  • FoodHandlerSolutions.com is an ANSI accredited provider of Food Handler Online Training.
  • The following counties have additional requirements and the local health departments should be contacted for more information before purchasing any online or any person course.
    • San Diego County – Food Handlers should contact the county Environmental Health Service. Food handlers need to pass a food handler test with a minimum score of 80 percent.
    • Riverside County – Food handlers are required to obtain a food worker’s card from the county Environmental Health Service.
    • San Bernardino County – Food handlers are required to obtain a food worker’s card from the county Environmental Health Service.
  • It is advised that all persons wishing to obtain their Food Handler Certificate check with the local health department for any additional requirements.
  • Some counties may require proof of legal residence or the payment of a supplemental fee to issue a county food handler card.
  • All the following apply:
    • The certificate expires every 3 years and must be renewed.
    • A physical certificate is required.
    • Participation in a training class is required
    • Classroom or Online class participation is acceptable.
    • Class and exam duration must be 1 to 3 hours – Training hours vary from county to county.
    • CA approved ANSI Food Handler Certificate is required for all staff working in a food service facility