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Michigan Food Handler Training

Michigan Food Handler Training
Certificate Valid For:  3 years
Available Languages:  English, Spanish, Mandarin
Completion Time:  45 minutes

Course Overview

Skills You will Achieve: Food Safety Awareness, Cross-Contamination Prevention, Temperature Control, Safe Food Storage, Health Regulations.

About This Course

Enhance Your Skills with Michigan Food Handler Training!

About This Course:

  • Unlock Opportunities:

    • Obtain your Michigan Food Handler Training Certificate to meet employer and health department requirements.
  • County-Specific Compliance:

    • Ensure you have the essential food handler's card—required in many counties (verify regulations with your local health department).
  • Recommended for All Food Service Professionals:

    • Highly recommended training for individuals in the diverse field of food service across Michigan.

Course Highlights:

  • Acquire essential skills to excel in the food industry, ensuring the safety of both consumers and your workplace.

Key Learnings:

  • Discover how food can cause illnesses and allergic reactions.
  • Master techniques to prevent food and surface contamination.
  • Recognize symptoms requiring communication with a supervisor.
  • Implement time and temperature control measures for safe food handling.
  • Establish and maintain a hygienic environment during food preparation and service.

Invest in your career and elevate your commitment to food safety. Enroll now to equip yourself with the knowledge needed to thrive in Michigan's dynamic food service landscape! #MichiganFoodHandler #FoodSafetyTraining #CareerDevelopment

Course Facts

Michigan Food Handler Training: Elevate Your Expertise!

Course Facts:

  • Credentials You'll Earn:

    • Michigan Food Handler Training Certificate
  • Renewal Requirement:

    • Renew Every 3 Years
  • Duration:

    • Complete in just 45 Minutes
  • Learning Flexibility:

    • Available 24/7
    • 100% Online Training
  • Course Structure:

    • Learn at Your Own Pace
    • Save Progress As You Go
  • Stay Current and Informed:

    • Regular Course Updates
    • Always Access the Latest Content

Get ready to enhance your skills, meet certification requirements, and boost your confidence in food handling. Enroll now for a seamless, online learning experience that fits your schedule! #MichiganFoodHandler #FoodSafetyTraining #OnlineLearning

Topics Covered

  1. The Need for Food Safety Training.
  2. Foodborne Illness: An Overview.
  3. Biological Food Contamination.
  4. Cross-Contamination and Food Allergies
  5. Chemical and Physical Contamination.
  6. Employee, Health, and Food Safety.
  7. Purchasing and Receiving Foods.
  8. Storing Foods and Supplies.
  9. Preparing, Cooking, and Serving Food.
  10. Cleaning and Sanitizing.
  11. Examination

What You'll Learn

Elevate your expertise with our comprehensive Food Handler Course!

Embark on a journey of culinary excellence and safety with our comprehensive course. Upon completion, you'll be armed with essential skills to elevate your food handling expertise. Here's what awaits you:

Identify Food-Related Health Risks:

  • Gain insights into how food can lead to illnesses or trigger allergic reactions.
  • Develop a heightened awareness of potential risks, ensuring a safer culinary environment.

Prevent Food Contamination:

  • Master techniques to prevent the contamination of food and the surfaces it touches.
  • Implement best practices that safeguard against harmful agents, ensuring the highest standards of hygiene.

Recognize and Communicate Health Concerns:

  • Acquire the ability to recognize symptoms or illnesses that require immediate attention.
  • Learn effective communication strategies to promptly inform supervisors, promoting a proactive and responsive workplace culture.

Implement Time and Temperature Control:

  • Navigate the intricacies of time and temperature control measures in food handling.
  • Ensure precision and adherence to guidelines, preventing the risk of foodborne illnesses.

Maintain Hygiene Throughout:

  • Cultivate an environment of impeccable hygiene during both food preparation and service.
  • Uphold the highest standards, ensuring a safe and inviting space for culinary excellence.

Your Certificate, Your Gateway.

Regulatory Information

In Michigan, it is recommended for food workers to undergo food handler training, equipping them with the knowledge to adhere to sanitation regulations outlined by the Michigan Department of Agriculture & Rural Development (MDARD).

The skills acquired in food handler training are applicable in various establishments, including:

  • Restaurants offering table service
  • Fast food and other counter service restaurants
  • Coffee shops, bakeries, and delis
  • Grocery stores
  • Convenience stores serving potentially hazardous food
  • Food trucks, carts, and other mobile units

It's important to note that certain jurisdictions may have requirements that differ from the state regulations. To ensure compliance with local regulations, individuals are advised to check with their city/county or employer. Verifying specific requirements with the relevant authorities is a prudent step.


Q: Is there a prerequisite for this course?

Embark on your culinary journey with Michigan Food Handler Training—no mandatory prerequisites, just bring your passion for food!

Q: What are the Michigan Food Handler Training requirements?

  1. Course:Engage in the course, aiming for an impressive 70 percent or better.

Q: How many lessons are there in the Michigan Food Handler Training Course?

Immerse yourself in 1 Orientation and 1 enriching lesson.

Q: How do I access my final exam?

Unlock access to the final exam after successfully completing each lesson in sequential order.

Q: When does my course expire?

Courses remain active for 180 days from the date of your enrollment. Your access to the course will cease after this 180-day period. If you do not earn your Course Certificate of Achievement within 180 days of enrolling, your course access will expire. You will need to repurchase the course to re-enroll. If you choose to re-enroll and still not earn your course certificate within the subsequent 180 days, your registration will once again expire, necessitating another course purchase for re-enrollment. You will receive two reminder emails to inform you about the impending expiration of your course access. The first email will be sent 25 days after your enrollment if you have not completed the course, and the second email will be sent 30 days before the course's expiration date if you have not completed the course. For more information about course expiration dates, please read our Terms of Use

Q: What is the procedure for requesting a refund for my course?

100% money back of the purchase price, or credit to your account, if returned within 30 days of enrollment, and if no more than lesson 1 has been studied for courses with more than one lesson.


  1. The Municipality Of Anchorage Food Handler course is NOT refundable.
  2. All courses with only one lesson if the lesson is completed are final sale and NOT refundable.
  3. Once you have earned a course certificate you are not eligible for a refund even if it is within the 30 days.

For more information about course expiration dates, please read our Terms of Use

Q: How soon can I expect to receive my certificate of completion?

Instantly download your Certificate of Achievement upon successfully passing your final exam. Some jurisdictions may issue a physical certificate, sent to your specified address.

Q: Who wrote the content for your course?

Crafted by a PHD in Education, collaborating with a subject matter team from industry, academic, and regulatory backgrounds. Continuously updated with insights from restaurant and food industry experts, as well as higher education professionals. 📚👩‍🍳 #MichiganFoodHandler #CulinaryExcellence #FoodSafetyMatters