Georgia ANAB Food Handler Training

Georgia ANAB Food Handler Training

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For food handlers, kitchen staff and restaurant workers, this is the fastest and easiest way to get your Georgia Food Handlers Card.


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ANAB-Accredited Training

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Food Handlers Certificate valid for 3 years\*

Food Handlers Certificate valid for 3 years*

24/7, 12-month online course access

24/7, 12-month online course access

Student handbook with detailed course notes

Student handbook with detailed course notes

Practice quizzes after each lesson

Practice quizzes after each lesson

Handy posters and templates to use on-the-job

Handy posters and templates to use on-the-job

Final exam administered by Userve

Final exam administered by Userve

*Contact your local health department to confirm.

We make it easier to get your Georgia food handler training.


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What You’ll Learn

Userve’s ANAB-Accredited Food Handler Training Program will quickly teach you everything you need to know to pass your exam and get your Certificate of Completion in 3 modules that cover:

1: Understanding Food Safety

Understand the fundamentals of food safety and how illness is spread through contaminated food and unsafe food handling practices.

  • Recognizing elements that cause food contamination to eliminate the risk of causing a foodborne illness outbreak

  • Identifying common food allergens and food allergy symptoms to eliminate the risk of a customer having a food allergy reaction

2: Preventing Foodborne Illness

Learn how to prevent foodborne illness using proper hygiene, time and temperature control, cleaning and sanitizing practices, pest control and waste disposal.

  • Practicing personal hygiene at all times to reduce cross-contamination situations and ensures food is safe to consume

  • Recalling correct time and temperature controls at all times for all food types to ensure food safety

  • Performing proper cleaning and sanitizing practices at all times to keep premises and food safe

  • Demonstrating proper maintenance on all food equipment to ensure they are all working as designed

3: Working with Food Safely

Know the correct way to handle food, including the proper way to receive food deliveries and how to store, prepare, cook and serve food safely.

  • Conducting proper purchasing, receiving and storing of food practices to ensure food safety to avoid any foodborne incidents

  • Demonstrating correct preparation techniques at all times to keep food safe to avoid a foodborne illness outbreak

  • Applying proper serving and dispensing protocols at all times to keep food safe to avoid a foodborne illness outbreak

Comprehensive Georgia food handler training made simple.

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Courses built with the latest e-Learning technologies for an engaging learning experience.

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Lessons designed by experienced learning and development professionals with over 45 years of combined experience. 

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No Experience Required

Training programs made for all learning styles, with no prerequisites or prior training needed.

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Free Additional Resources

Student Handbook with detailed course notes and handy posters and templates to use on-the-job.

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Unlimited Quiz Attempts

Practice quizzes after every lesson to ensure you understand the material.

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12-Month Access

Complete training in one sitting or choose your own training pace with course access for up to one year.

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Business accounts make training & compliance easy.


Our business accounts make it easy to get and stay compliant.

Accredited food handler training is a requirement in many states. Now is the time to ensure your organization gets compliant by enrolling your staff in Userve's ANAB-Accredited Food Handler Course. Our Business Accounts make staff training and compliance hassle-free with a variety of features to support you:

  • Dedicated Account Manager Support
  • Compliance Advisory Services
  • Bulk Enrollment and Hands-on Help
  • Preferred Pricing
  • Student Progress and Success-Tracking

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Protect Your Brand

Your brand matters to us as much as it does to you.

Our best practice solutions are designed with your brand in mind. They ensure:

  • You're protecting your business from risks associated with food safety and alcohol service incidents
  • You’re protecting your customers’ safety and wellbeing
  • You’re keeping your customers’ trust
  • You’re staying protected–with features like compliance advisory services to keep you informed and on top of requirements
Upskill Your Employees

Your staff gets the most out of our training, so you get the most out of them.

Our learning experience has been designed to:

  • Engage your staff so they take in and retain the material
  • Work on a mobile device to make it easy for your team to access and complete the training from anywhere at anytime
  • Ensure learner satisfaction – our exceptional student success rates speak for themselves and ensure you get the most value from your investment
Gain Peace of Mind

The information and support you need, when you need it.

Our team of dedicated individuals gives you the peace of mind you need, by providing:

  • Compliance advisory services for the most current information on government mandates
  • Guidance on training requirements
  • Hands-on account management support, including help with student enrollment
Save Time and Effort

Your time is valuable, so we make things as quick and easy as possible.

We recognize how busy you are, so we make managing your organization's training as simple and efficient as possible through:

  • Bulk student enrollment–and preferred pricing while we’re at it
  • User-friendly account management tools that make admin a breeze
  • Student progress and success-tracking tools for timely status reports
  • Hands-on help should you need it

Everything you need to know about Georgia food handler training

Food Handler Training

What is the definition of a “Food Handler?”

“Food handler" refers to an individual working with unpackaged food, food equipment or utensils, or food-contact surfaces.

Why do I need food handler training in Georgia?

Accredited Food Handler Training (like Userve’s course) is a legal requirement for food handler employees in many states. Holding a Certificate of Completion or Food Handlers Card shows employers that you've received training and passed the required exam.

About ANAB

What is ANAB?

ANAB is the ANSI National Accreditation Board. It is a non-profit organization that oversees administration and coordination of standards and technical regulations in the U.S. ANAB provides a framework for fair standard development and represents the interests of more than 270,000 organizations and 30 million professionals worldwide. Userve’s course is ANAB-accredited.

Why ANAB-accredited training?

ANAB-accredited training is required in many states for employment in the food service industry. Completing a course that has been accredited by a trusted certifying body like ANAB ensures that no matter the requirement in your state, you’re equipped with the highest standard of food handler training. Contact your local health department for specific requirements in your area. Userve’s course is ANAB-accredited.

Requirements & Access

How long does the Georgia Food Handler Course take?

The training course takes most people a few hours to complete. The course length can vary from person to person based on previous food handler experience, English language skills and computer literacy. Keep in mind that you can train at your own pace and start and stop as often as you like.

How long will I have access to the Georgia Food Handler Course?
You have 12 months from the date of enrollment to complete the training program, including all course lessons and practice tests.
Are there any Georgia Food Handler Course prerequisites?

There are no prerequisites for taking the Georgia Food Handler Training Program. Our learning program is simple, fast and engaging.

Are there technical requirements to access the course?
You can access our training courses on any internet-enabled device so you can complete training anywhere, at any time.

An internet-enabled device includes computers, tablets or mobile devices. You'll also need a modern web browser that has Javascript enabled, an email address to enroll in the course and a PDF Reader to access student resources. The Adobe PDF Reader is free to download.

What's Included?

What will I learn from the Georgia Food Handler Course?

The Georgia Food Handler Training Course is designed to meet food safety training requirements from the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) standard E2659. It also meets the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's 2017 Food Code.

This course educates foodservice workers on the fundamentals of food safety. There are 3 units with 18 lessons, quizzes after each lesson and a final exam administered by Userve. The course outline covers:

Unit 1 - Understanding Food Safety

  • Lesson 1 - Food Contamination

  • Lesson 2 - Bacteria

  • Lesson 3 - Other Types of Microorganisms

  • Lesson 4 - Perishable Foods

  • Lesson 5 - Types of Contamination

  • Lesson 6 - Foodborne Illness & High-Risk Groups

  • Lesson 7 - Food Allergies

Unit 2 - Preventing Foodborne Illness

  • Lesson 8 - Personal Hygiene

  • Lesson 9 - Workplace Facilities & Behaviors

  • Lesson 10 - Uniforms & Hair Care

  • Lesson 11 - Illness & Onsite Injuries

  • Lesson 12 - Temperature Zones & Time Control

  • Lesson 13 - Thermometers

  • Lesson 14 - Cleaning & Sanitizing

  • Lesson 15 - Maintaining Food Premises

Unit 3 - Working with Food Safely

  • Lesson 16 - Receiving, Checking & Storing Food

  • Lesson 17 - Working with Food Safely

  • Lesson 18 - Serving Food Safely

What other materials are included?

Our Georgia Food Handler Course comes with a student handbook with detailed course notes, handy posters and templates to use on the job, and end-of-lesson quizzes to check your understanding of the material along the way.

Assessments & Final Exam

Are there tests with the training?
In order to unlock each section of the training, you will have to complete an end-of-lesson quiz. You will have unlimited attempts to score 100% and unlock the next lesson. At the end of the food handler training, there is a final exam.
Is there a final exam to obtain my Georgia Food Handlers Certificate?

At the end of the Georgia Food Handler Training Course, you will be required to complete a final exam that you must pass in order to get your certificate. You have 3 attempts to pass the final exam and you must score at least 70%.

What format is the final exam?
The format of the final exam is multiple choice. There are 50 questions.

Certificate Information

Is a Georgia Food Handlers Card the same as a Certificate of Completion?

A Food Handlers Card, Food Handlers Certificate, and Certificate of Completion are all terms that describe what you get once you’ve successfully completed a food handler training program and passed a final exam. You may also find the term “Food Handlers License” being used to describe this type of certificate.

I’ve completed the course. How do I get my certificate?

Once you have successfully completed the Food Safety Training Program, you will need to write a final exam. Once you pass the final exam with a score of at least 70%, we will issue you your Certificate of Completion by email.

What is the Georgia Food Handlers Certificate used for?

Holding a Food Handlers Certificate shows employers and health inspectors that you've received training to understand the fundamentals of food safety.

Upon successfully finishing the program, you will receive your Certificate of Completion that you can then show to your employer to confirm you’ve completed the training. Your local county may require additional verification steps. Contact your local authority to learn more.

How long is my certificate valid for?

Your Food Handlers Certificate is valid for three years from the date of issue (subject to change – verify with your local county health department). The certificate is not transferable to other people and cannot be applied to other courses in food safety training.

What happens if I lose my Georgia Food Handlers Certificate?

No problem! This can happen to anyone and that's why our team is here to help. Just contact us and we'll be more than happy to assist you.

Simply fill out the form on our contact page or give us a call at 1 855-546-1500.

Are there additional steps once I receive my certificate?
Some counties may require additional steps, including verification of training completion with your local health agency. Additional administrative fees may apply. Check with your local health agency to find out more.

Course Fees & Additional Assistance

Are there any hidden costs?
There are no hidden costs with Userve. Your course price includes the training course and all lessons, course materials, free bonus resources and reading materials, and access to the final exam for up to 12 months.
Some counties may require additional steps once you’ve received your certificate and additional administrative fees may apply. Check with your local health agency to find out more.
Can I get help if needed?

Of course! If you have any questions about the course, training requirements or general enquiries, contact our Student Support Team.

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