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Alaska Food Handler Training

Alaska Food Handler Training

The Food Handler Training certificate program is a 2-hour course covering the basics of food safety principles, regulations and techniques to maintain a food-safe environment. This ANSI-accredited training course is valid statewide.
Price: Only $7.00!

Alaska Food Handler Safety Training

Alaska Food Safety Training Requirements

Food Handler
Alaska food handler safety training is necessary for employees in the food service and hospitality industry. Individuals working in food facilities who are involved in preparing, storing, or handling food are required to obtain a Food Handler's Card. This includes food employees that work in restaurants, cafes, bakeries, delis, mobile vendors, food trucks, bars, and convenience stores - such as chefs, cooks, servers, preparers, caterers and managers.

The Food Handler's Cards Training Program is easy to use and takes about 2 hours to complete. The course contains all the information you will need to learn about basic sanitation and food preparation in order to earn a certificate of course completion and a food handler's card. All content materials and exams are available in both English and Spanish.

In Alaska, mobile units must employ at least one Certified Food Protection Manager (CFPM) who is involved in the daily operations of the establishment. Upon opening a CFPM must be hired or an existing employee thatis designated must be signed up to take the CFPM class within 90 days of beginning operation. All food handling employees must have Food Worker Cards within 30 days after hire. Source: Page 7 – State of Alaska – Food Safety and Sanitation Program (Guide – PDF)

Certified Food Manager
Alaska requires that a person-in-charge, an owner, or employee of a food establishment - (i.e., restaurants, markets, bakeries, bars, food trucks, commissaries, and food facilities that prepare, handle, or serve non-prepackaged potentially hazardous food) be a Certified Food Manager (CFM) or demonstrate knowledge of food safety as outlined in the FDA Food Code by successfully passing an accredited ANSI food safety certification exam.
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Alaska Food Safety Training Regulations

Alaska Division of Environmental Health – 18 AAC 31 – Chapter 31 – Alaska Food Code

Alaska Division of Environmental Health – Food Safety and Sanitation Program

Alaska Food Safety Contact Info

Alaska Food Safety and Sanitation – State of Alaska
Alaska Division of Environmental Health
Food Safety and Sanitation Program
Certified Food Protection Manager
555 Cordova Street
Anchorage, AK 99501
Phone: (907) 269-7501

Alaska Food Handler Training Course

Course Description
Most people working in restaurants and mobile food vehicles need to have completed a Food Handler's Safety Training Course and demonstrate proof with a certificate or card. After completing the course, they have to present the food handler's certificate to their local authority and pay the required registration fees.

Food Handler safety training is often intended for entry-level professionals in the food service industry, such as servers, chefs, cooks, mobile food vendors, cashiers, and even c-store clerks.

The Food Handler Training course will discuss the various food safety issues, regulations, and techniques needed to maintain a food-safe environment. 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 learning objectives and content. Upon successfully passing the exam, the learner will be issued a Food Handler’s Certificate document (or card).

Credit Hours: 2 hrs
Cost: $7.00

Course Outline
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.

End of Course - Certificate
Upon successful completion of the course and the exam, you will be able to download and print your food handler training certificate of completion.

Alaska Food Safety Local Requirements

Municipality of Anchorage:
Food Managers: Retail food establishment person in charge must be a Certified Food Safety Manager. Each facility with an F002 or F003 permit must have at least one person certified as a food protection manager.
Food Handlers: As of January 1, 2010, food workers in Anchorage are required to have a food worker card. You can obtain a food worker card by passing the food worker exam and the State of Alaska will accept the Municipality of Anchorage Food Worker Cards in all areas of the state. State Food Worker Cards issued on 1/1/2010 and later are valid in all areas of the State except for the Municipality of Anchorage.

Note: Although the State of Alaska accepts the Municipality’s card, the Municipality of Anchorage does not accept State of Alaska Food Worker Cards (issued after Dec 31, 2009). If you need a Food Worker Card for employment within the Municipality of Anchorage, you must take the Municipality’s test.

The Anchorage Food Code establishes definitions; sets standards for management and personnel, food operations, and equipment and facilities; and provides for food establishment plan review, permit issuance, inspection, employee restriction, and permit suspension within the Municipality of Anchorage.

Course Summary

Alaska Food Handler Card
  • Duration: 2 Hours
  • ANSI Accredited
  • Take course anywhere and anytime!
  • Download certificate upon completion!
  • Available en Español
  • 24×7 Support: (877) 881-2235 - Online

Food Handler Training Card/Certificate
Price: $7.00

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Accepted Statewide
We offer online Food Safety Training in Alaska for: Anchorage, Fairbanks, Wasilla, Municipality of Anchorage and many more!