Arizona Food Handler Program

ANSI Accredited Online Training Course.

  • Valid In: Gila, Maricopa, Mohave, Pinal & Yavapai Counties
  • 1.5 hour, Self-Paced Online Course
  • Mobile Friendly Course!
  • Printable Official Food Handler Card - Valid 3 years

  • Food Handler Training Course - Arizona

    We offer food handler training an ANSI accredited program in English. It takes about an hour & half to complete, there is a 40 question final exam, and you can immediately print your official food handler card.

    Maricopa & Yavapai AZ
    Food Handler 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.

    Arizona Food Handler Training

    $12.95 - No Discount Code Needed - Enroll Now!

    ANSI Accredited - 1039 - ASTME2659 Certificate Issuer

    This online food handler certificate course focuses on safe food preparation and handling techniques and is intended for anyone that works in food preparation, storage, or service.

    The course content is based on the the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Food Code. Upon completion of the course, you can immediately print your food handler certificate and wallet card.

    This Food Handlers - Safety First Principles course was developed by National Registry of Food Safety Professionals for Food Handlers. This course is accredited by ANSI and is accepted by law in Arizona .

    Course Features

    This food handler safety course takes about 1 1/2 hours to complete and is available in English & Spanish with full audio narration.

    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 and 40 question multiple choice final exam (you must get a 70% to pass), you will be able to immediately print your official certificate.

    Disponible en español

    Intended Learning Objectives

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

    This course consists of an introduction, seven lessons, and a 40 question multiple choice final exam. Click on each lesson below to view the topics for the intended learning objectives in that lesson.


    Introduction to Food Handler Training

    Lesson 1 - Microbiology and Illness

    Biological Contamination
    Food Allergies and Intolerance
    Time and Temperature Control for Safety Foods

    Lesson 2 - Contamination and Prevention of Illness

    Causes of Contamination
    Preventing Bacterial Contamination

    Lesson 3 - Controlling Time and Temperature

    How to Keep Food Out of the Danger Zone
    Checking Temperatures

    Lesson 4 - Preparing and Presenting Food

    Spoilage and Preservation
    Delivery and Storage
    Food Rotation

    Lesson 5 - Personal Hygiene

    Personal Hygiene
    Hand Washing
    Reporting Illness
    Cleaning and Sanitizing
    Simple Safety Precautions

    Lesson 6 - Pests

    Pests and Pets

    Lesson 7 - Preventing Problems

    Preventing Problems

    Final Exam

    40 Multiple Choice Questions

    Food Handler Certificate

    Your food handler card is available to print or save immediately after you complete the course and it will be emailed to you. Your completion data will also be uploaded to National Registry of Food Safety Professionals.

    Your printable certificate includes 3 parts: a Certificate of Completion, a wallet card, and a part for your employer to keep on file.

    Your certificate is valid for 3 years from the date of completion in the state of Arizona .

    Arizona Recognized Training

    Food Handler Safety - Arizona Recognized Training

    This National Registry of Food Safety Professionals Food Handler Safety course is ANSI accredited and accepted in:

    Gila County
    - All food employees must obtain food service worker certificate within 30 days of hiring.
    Maricopa County
    - Food Employee Certificates are required for employment.
    Mohave County
    - Food Handler Cards are required within 30 days of employment.
    Pinal County
    - Food Handler Permits are required within 30 days of employment.
    Yavapai County
    - Food Worker Certificate Required within 30 days of employment.

    For information on a county not listed above, please contact the county health department.

    View NRFSP's ANSI Accreditation here.

    View NRFSP's Food Handler Course Candidate Information here.

    View NRFSP's Food Handler Course Appeals and Complaints Process.