- Accredited by ANAB (ANSI).
- Mandatory* in Maricopa, Coconino, Gila, Pinal, Yavapai, La Paz, Greenlee, Mohave and Yuma county.
- Complies with the Arizona Department of Agriculture requirements for food handlers.
*Some counties require proof of legal presence or the payment of an additional fees for the issuance of a county-specific card. Check with your local health department for additional requirements.
Your THREE Steps to Program Completion
- Use a browser or smartphone*
- Register with a secure email address
- Pay the program fee
- English language only
- About two total hours*
- First use the LEARN feature of each course level, one per learning objective
- Then QUIZ to build recall & measure skills
- Training accelerators speed up your own progress
- Use the exam and get a detailed exam report to show any learning needs.
- As needed, you are guided to re-train on just your learning needs. Then use the exam again! As many times as you need.
- When you pass, you’ll receive the certificate and badge in email
- Order physical badge (optional)
*The program works great on a smartphone (Apple or Android)! The native app guides you quickly to completion. Use a few small sessions, or complete the program all at once. You can easily switch your training between web, to iPhone, to Android. Just sign in and you’ll see all your work, certificate, and badge auto-saved in the cloud.
As you view instruction, you’ll earn coins. When you use the quiz, the coins are used to peek at the course content related to the question.
Quizzes are dynamically created to cover all testable instruction points (TIPs).
This is a VERY fast and effective way to build subject recall. Focus on quizzing, and you’ll build expertise fast.
This feature is a favorite of our top instructional designers!
This is why food service professionals love Cogneti! You end up fully skilled and expert when you use Safe Food Handler.
You may then focus on just those learning needs.
The tagging is done by marking specific course content. You are then guided to take a quiz on that specific content. This reinforces your training and recall.
Safe Food Handler is training the next generation of FOOD SERVICE LEADERS right now!
Cogneti publishes the Safe Food Handler program as an ANSI-ANAB accredited (ID 1243) program. As shown on the ANAB Food Handle Certificate website, your earned certificate will be recognized by Arizona, Hawaii, California, Illinois, New Mexico, Texas, and West Virginia.
Your ANSI-ANAB accredited food handler will also be recognized throughout the USA by many other state and local governments.
If you have earned your certificate through us, you can simply sign in and request a copy of your certificate or e-badge. Please confirm you earned the certificate with Cogneti’s Safe Food Handler program. If you used another program, then we cannot provide a copy!
Food handlers with some prior experience may complete the program in less than 90 minutes. Beginner food handlers may take more time
Just download the Safe Food Handler app published by Cogneti LLC. Look for it on Google Play or the Apple Play stores from your mobile device. Or just use the web app found on our cogneti.com site. Register with a name and email address, and the app will guide you through program completion.
The passing score for the examination is currently set at 70%. If your score is 70% or greater then you’ll earn a certificate.
Yes, you may take the examination as many times as you may need. However after each failed exam attempt you will need to study and complete a quiz for all course levels that are marked as a high learning need. After you complete these quizzes then you can take the exam again.
After you successfully pass the exam, you may order a physical badge (credit card size) be shipped to your street address. You may also request an electronic copy of a badge or certificate be sent to you via email.
You have several options. You may show them a printed copy of the badge or certificate. Or you may just send an electronic copy as email.