Texas Food Manager Online Certification (ANSI)
Texas Certified Food Manager ANSI Online Exam & Handler Training
- Food Manager Certification
- Food Handler Training
Texas Food Safety Manager Course & Certification ANSI (Online) Exam
The Texas Food Manager Course provides the necessary training leading up to the Food Manager Certification Exam. This course covers food safety issues, regulations, and techniques to maintain a food-safe environment.
The course is based on the principles and recommendations of the FDA Food Code and is recommended for people involved in the preparation, handling, serving and displaying of food. Industry professionals who should consider this program include wait staff, chefs, cooks, bartenders, hosts and hostesses and supervisory personnel, such as the general manager or managers.
Course Hours: 8 Hours
Exam Duration: 1.5 Hours
- Lesson 1: Introduction to Food Safety
- Lesson 2: Biohazards, Foodborne Disease, and Food Spoilage
- Lesson 3: Contaminants
- Lesson 4: Food and Temperature Control
- Lesson 5: Employee Health, Hygiene, and Training
- Lesson 6: Purchasing, Receiving, and Storing Food
- Lesson 7: Cleaning and Sanitizing
- Lesson 8: Pest Control
- Lesson 9: Facility Design
- Lesson 10: HACCP System Basics
- Lesson 11: FDA Guidelines for Developing a HACCP System
- Lesson 12: Developing, Implementing, and Maintaining a HACCP Plan
- Lesson 13: Seafood HACCP
- Lesson 14: Consumer Steps to Safer Seafood
Texas Online Certification Exam
The Learn2Serve Texas Food Manager Certification Examination is approved by the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS), and is a fully recognized Food Protection Management Examination. The Exam is scheduled and taken entirely online - no need for 3rd Party Test Proctor.
When the student successfully passes the Exam with a 75%, an electronic CFM Certificate is issued and available for download and print. Then, take a Photo ID, the printed CFM Certificate, and any additional fee to the local health department. The health department will issue a Food Manager Card and will catalog you as a recognized Food Protection Manager valid within the entire State of Texas. The Certified Food Manager (CFM) Certificate is valid for 5 years.
Texas Food Handler Training
The Food Handler Training course will discuss the various food safety issues, regulations, and techniques needed to maintain a food-safe environment. The course is intended for entry-level food handlers or preparers - such as chefs, cooks, and mobile food vendors. It will help the student better understand how handling food correctly is not only the law, but it improves safety, and reduces risks.
At the conclusion of the course, the learner will be tested on their knowledge of the content and learning outcomes. Upon successfully passing the exam, the learner will be issued a food handler training conmpletion certificate.
This training is guaranteed to meet your local requirements and is available for you to complete on your computer, mobile phone, or tablet.
Credit Hours: 2 hrsCost: $7.00
- Texas Food Handler Training – $7.00
- Texas Food Handler Training Course (In Spanish) Curso de capacitación para manipuladores de alimentos de Texas - $7.00
- Combo Package: Texas Food Handler & TABC Certification Package – $25.00 - Special $17.99
At the conclusion of the Food Handler Training Certificate program, you should be able to:
- Identify biological, physical, and chemical contamination.
- Identify foodborne illnesses, signs of food spoilage, types of food prep contamination, and proper temperature control methods.
- Safely store and prepare meat, poultry, and vegetables.
- Demonstrate effective food handling techniques that promote cleanliness and safety in food establishments.
- Discuss the importance of proper personal hygiene in the workplace.
- Implement appropriate procedures to receive and store food.
- Summarize practices for properly cleaning and sanitizing food contact materials and surface.
Upon successful completion of the course and the exam, you will earn your food handler certificate of completion from your training page.
Texas Food Safety State Requirements
Texas Food Handler Training
Texas requires food handler training for all individuals working in Texas food service establishments - (i.e., restaurants, cafes, bakeries, delis, mobile vendors, food trucks, bars, kiosks, convenience stores, and other food service employees).
The Food Handler's Cards Training Program is easy to use and takes about 2 hours to complete. All content materials and exams are available in both English and Spanish.
Our Food Handler Training Course is approved by the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) and is valid throughout the entire State of Texas.
Texas Approved Food Handler Online Provider (Learn2Serve.com - 360Training.com)
Texas Certified Food Managers
Texas requires that a person-in-charge (PIC), owner, or employee of a food service establishment - (i.e., bars, restaurants, mobile vendors, food trucks, caterers, assisted-living, and day care centers) be a Certified Food Manager (CFM) as outlined in the Texas Food Code by successfully passing an ANSI-accredited and Texas Department of State Health Service approved - food safety certification exam.
- (a) Responsibility, assignment. The permit holder shall be the person in charge or shall designate a person in charge and shall ensure that a person in charge is present at the food establishment during all hours of operation.
As per Texas Administrative Code – Title 25 – Chapter 229: Food and Drug – Subchapter K: Texas Food Establishments – Rule § 229.177(b): Certification of Food Managers:
- (b) Food manager certification required. One certified food manager must be employed by each food establishment permitted under HSC, §437.0055. Certification must be obtained by passing a department approved examination at an approved examination site, and meeting all requirements in HSC, Chapter 438, Subchapter G, and §229.176 of this title (relating to Certification of Food Managers).
New Online Certified Food Manager Exam
A classroom certification exam is no longer required! The Exam is scheduled and taken entirely online – no need for 3rd Party Test Proctor. Take the course, pass the exam, print your certificate, and get your Texas Food Manager’s Certification just like that! It is that easy!
The new online Certification Exam and optional Food Manager Prep Course are fully approved by the Texas Department of State Health Services and is valid throughout the entire State of Texas. Texas Approved Certified Food Manager Exam Online Provider (Learn2Serve.com – 360Training.com).
Texas Food Safety State Regulations
- Texas Food Establishments Rules (TFER) – Chapter 228
- Summary of Texas Food Establishment Rules (TFER) – Chapter 228 (PDF)
- On October 11, 2015 the new Texas Food Establishment Rules (TFER) went into effect. Some of the new significant changes in the TFER include:
- A new statewide mandate that all food employees successfully complete a food handler training course within 60 days of employment. This food handler requirement began on Sept. 1, 2016.
- Added requirements for the “original” certified food protection manager certificate being posted conspicuous to the customer’s location.
- Added requirement for food handler certificates to be located on site.
- Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS)
- Texas Administrative Code – Title 25: Health Services – Chapter 229: Food and Drug – Subchapter K: Texas Food Establishments – Section 229.176: Certification of Food Managers
- Texas Health and Safety Code, Chapter 437 – Regulation Of Food Service Establishments, Retail Food Stores, Mobile Food Units, And Roadside Food Vendors
Texas Food Safety State Contact Info
Texas Department of State Health Services
Environmental and Consumer Safety Section
Food Establishments Group
1100 West 49th Street
Austin, TX 78757
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