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Platte County Food Handler Training

Platte County Food Handler Training
Certificate Valid For:  3 years
Available Languages:  English, Spanish
Completion Time:  2 hours

Course Overview

Platte County, Missouri Food Handlers Certification Training

Six local public health agencies serving the Missouri portion of the Kansas City Metropolitan area are working together to increase the effectiveness of food handler education. This course is approved in Platte County and uses state-of-the-art technology to provide the course on computers, tablets and smartphones, without the need for any other downloads.

Food establishments are required to have one Certified Food Handler for every five persons on duty at all times that potentially hazardous food is being prepared or served.

Do not buy the Food Handler Training if you hold a valid Food Protection Manager Certification pursuant to current food safety law.

Following the completion of your TAP Series training course you must take a proctored exam which is provided by the Platte County Health Department to receive your Food Handler Certificate required for work. The Platte County Health Department proctored exam must be taken within 30 days of completing this course or the course and the proctored exam will need to be retaken.

Platte County Health Department Proctored Exams Options:

  • Option 1: To take the in-person proctored exam, visit the Platte County Health Department location at 7925 NW 110th St., Kansas City, MO 64153. The exam is available Monday-Friday from 8 A.M. - 3:45 P.M. Make sure to bring your TAP Proof of Training document and a current photo ID. The name on their current photo ID must match the name on the proof of completion.
  • Option 2: Take the online proctored exam by calling 816-858-2412 ext. 181 to schedule an exam time. You will need access to a webcam, a valid ID, and Zoom.

Bring your TAP Proof of Training document you printed after completing the course and a current photo ID to the Platte County Health Department.

You will also need to pass the Platte County proctored exam with a score of 70% or greater to receive your Platte County food handler permit. You are encouraged to bring notes from your TAP Series online course to help you during the exam.

*Please ensure that you purchase the correct course for the city/county where you will be working. If you purchase the incorrect course, you may be required to pay a $10.00 transfer fee to your local health department.

Upon successful completion of your course and the Platte County Health Department exam, you will receive your Food Handler Permit.

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

⌛ Duration:

  • 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

Lesson 1: The Need For Food Safety Training

Lesson 2: Foodborne Illness: An Overview

Lesson 3: Biological Food Contamination

Lesson 4: Cross-Contamination and Food Allergies

Lesson 5: Chemical and Physical Contamination

Lesson 6: Hygiene, Health, and Food Safety

Lesson 7: Purchasing and Receiving Foods

Lesson 8: Storing Food and Supplies

Lesson 9: Preparing, Cooking, and Serving Food

Lesson 10: Cleaning and Sanitizing

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.

What You'll Learn

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:


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.