Food Handlers Online Course

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The online food handler certification course was developed to help food handlers gain the essential knowledge that is key in preventing food-borne illnesses.

We understand that food handlers have diverse shifts, so Probe It developed a diverse course.

The online food handler certification course is accessible on multiple devices providing you the ultimate comfortable learning experience:

  • Desktop Computers
  • Laptop
  • Tablets
  • Smartphones

The online food handler certification course is available for 4 weeks for our food handlers to complete

About the Online Food Handler Certification Course

The Probe It Online Food Handler Certification course is full of interactivities, including games, realistic scenarios and over 60 review questions. The course has been developed and designed by the experts in food safety – Certified Health Inspectors –  to help prepare you for the food handler exam.

Each module covers essential aspects of food safety that will help you prevent the chances of food-borne illnesses in your establishment. The course provides examples of various types of food-borne illnesses, their causes, symptoms, and preventive measures. The different types of food contamination and their preventive measures are also discussed.

Online Learning Modules:

Introduction to Food Safety
Food Safety Laws
Food-borne Illnesses
Microbial Food-borne Illnesses
Safe Food Handling
Prevention of Contamination
Introduction to HACCP
Cleaning and Sanitizing in a Food Premise
Personal Hygiene of the Food Handler
Maintenance of a Food Premise

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Frequently Asked Questions


The course is designed to be completed in 6 hours. However, it can be shorter or longer depending on your food safety experience and knowledge.

You have 30 days from the time of purchase to access the online exam.

The online course will be available for 30 days from the time of purchase.

You will have the opportunity to retake the exam at half price $24.95. You will be allowed 2 retake attempts, after which you need to purchase a full course. Please contact us at [email protected] to request an exam retake.

Exam results will be available for our customers immediately upon completing the exam. The wall certificate will be issued immediately upon verification that there was no cheating during the exam.

LMS stands for Learning Management System

Remote Proctoring is an online solution that provides on-demand, proctored exams that allows learners to test online, anytime, anywhere, with reliability. This service is available 24/7.

Our LMS and Remote Proctor tools both have separate system requirements

Works on all web browsers. It is recommended to have the most up to date version of your web browser

  1. A desktop computer or laptop running on Windows or MAC:
    – Windows 7, 8, 8.1, 10
    – MAC 10.8, 10.9, 10.10, 10.11, 10.12
    – Windows Vista is not supported
  2. A functioning/working microphone
  3. A working Web cam
  4. Latest version of Flash
  5. Reasonable Internet connection speed. (200kb/s)

Remote Proctoring is not currently supported on the following devices:

  • Tablets (iOS, Androids and Windows Surface etc.)
  • Linux OS
  • Mobile Devices (iPhone, Android, HTC etc.)
  • Hybrid Devices