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Missouri Food Handler Training

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

Course Overview

Tap Series provides online food handler training. Food handler training is optional in most areas and this course provides excellent food worker training to teach the important principles of food safety to food handlers. Your local regulatory agency may have additional requirements. Please contact your local regulatory agency for more information.

Portions of the full certification training that only apply to food handlers who do not need to take an exam.

This training is a general food handler course. If your local health department requires a food handler card, you will need to take that course. Before purchasing this course, check to see if another course is offered for your jurisdiction.

This course takes approximately one hour to complete and, upon successful completion, provides a printable food handler certificate. This certificate is good for up to three years.

This course is not to prepare workers to take a certification exam. The course to study for the certification exam is Food Safety Manager Certification Training.

About This Course

Discover Excellence in Food Handling: Missouri Edition!

About This Course:

  • Embark on a journey of essential safety training tailored for Missouri's food handlers. Whether it's for your employer or local health department, this online course is your gateway to success. While not mandatory in all counties, securing your food handler's card is essential (be sure to verify your county's regulations).

Why Choose Us?

  • Highly recommended for food service professionals across Missouri.

  • Equips you to identify how food can lead to illnesses or allergic reactions.

  • Provides skills to prevent food and surface contamination.

  • Teaches recognition of symptoms requiring communication to a supervisor.

  • Instructs in implementing time and temperature control measures.

  • Empowers you to maintain a hygienic environment for food preparation and service.

Enroll now to elevate your food handling expertise and ensure compliance with state standards. Propel your career forward with our comprehensive training! #FoodHandling #MissouriTraining #OnlineCertification #FoodSafety

Course Facts

Unlock Success with Our Missouri Food Handler Training Course!

Course Facts:

  • Embark on a seamless online journey with our Missouri Food Handler Training Course! Elevate your skills, meet employer requirements, and excel in food service across the state. Here's what you'll gain:

What You'll Get:

  • Missouri Food Handler Training Certificate

Renewal Requirement:

  • Every 3 years


  • 45 minutes

Learning Type:

  • Available 24/7; 100% online training

Course Structure:

  • At your own pace, save progress as you go

Course Updates:

  • Content is up to date and current

Enroll now to secure your training certificate, master essential skills, and thrive in Minnesota's dynamic food service industry! #FoodHandlerTraining #MissouriCertification #OnlineLearning #FoodSafetyExcellence

Topics Covered

?The Need For Food Safety Training, Danger Zone, Thawing Food, Cross-Contamination, Food Allergens, Cross-Contact, Chemical Contamination, Physical Contamination, Good Basic Personal Hygiene Habits, Hand Washing, and Glove Use?

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

While the state itself doesn't enforce food safety training requirements, several counties or municipalities within Missouri do. This includes, but is not limited to:

  • Kansas City, Missouri, and the surrounding counties (Cass, Clay, Platte)
  • Jefferson County and St. Charles County in the St. Louis metro area
  • Independence, Missouri
  • Lafayette County, Missouri
  • Boone County, Missouri
  • Cape Girardeau County, Missouri

These counties typically have distinct training requirements, often dictated by the county or a specific provider. It is essential to consult your local health authority and exercise caution to avoid misinformation from unauthorized training providers. Additionally, some counties may have reciprocity agreements, allowing a license in one county to be recognized in others.


Q: Is there a prerequisite for this course?

There are no mandatory prerequisites course requirements for the Missouri Food Handler Training course.

Q: What are the Missouri Food Handler Training requirements?

  1. Course: You must take the course and achieve a 70 percent or better.

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

There are 1 Orientation and 1 Lesson.

Q: How do I access my final exam?

Access to the final exam is granted once you have successfully completed each lesson in sequential order

Q: When does my course expire?

Courses remain active for 180 days from the date of your enrollment, and 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. In such a case, you will need to repurchase the course to re-enroll. Should 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. We will send you 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?

Upon successfully passing your final exam, you can instantly download your Certificate of Achievement. Please be aware that certain jurisdictions may issue their own physical certificate, which will be sent to the address you specified during your course enrollment.

Q: Who wrote the content for your course?

The content for course was written by a PHD in Education with collaboration of a subject matter team from industry, academic, and regulatory. Over time, we have updated the content with the help of restaurant and food industry experts, as well as individuals involved in higher education.