Why you need a Food Handler card

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Key Benefits

Did you know that 1 in 3 Americans get their first job experience in the foodservice industry, this can often be the first step on a fantastic career ladder.

So, getting a Food Handler Certificate is one of the most important things you can do. It not only looks great at a job interview, giving you an edge over those who aren’t trained, but it also gives you a real understanding of the industry you are about to join.

Below are our top FAQs about our Food Handler training:

Basically, a Food Handler certificate is proof that you understand basic food safety issues, regulations and techniques to maintain a food-safe environment.

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To work in a food establishment in San Francisco, it is a legal requirement for you to have a Food Handler Card.

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In a word. yes. Our Food Handler course is ANSI accredited and is mapped against the 2013 FDA Food Code, so everything you will learn will match the current food hygiene regulations.

This means that your employer knows the course you have taken has taught you everything you need to know.

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Absolutely, 100%! If you have a Food Handler qualification at interview you will have a far higher chance of getting a job than someone who hasn’t.

This is because you have shown application to go out and understand the industry, making you less of a risk to the business, and will also save the manager time getting you trained.

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The course is split into 9 chapters and explains in detail everything you need to make sure you and your customers are safe.

Chapter 1- Introduction to Food Safety & The Law
Chapter 2- Food Safety Hazards – Pathogenic Bacteria
Chapter 3 – Allergens
Chapter 4 – Time & Temperature Controls
Chapter 5 – Principles of Safe Food Storage
Chapter 6 – Food Pests
Chapter 7 – Cleaning
Chapter 8 – Front of House
Chapter 9 – Personal Hygiene

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Always Food Safe is an ANSI accredited, specialist web based e-learning provider for the food service sectors.

We pioneered the use of fully video-based online training systems, to provide the learner with a far more interactive and enjoyable learning experience. Uniquely, our courses are filmed in catering kitchens and provide curriculum based learning linked to “real life” situations.

This means that our course is 100% online and can be completed around your lifestyle.

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Our courses are available from just $9!