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Certificate Issuance and Use Policy 



This policy document serves to explain all aspects of how certificates are issued and used by Courses For Servers.




The scope of this policy encompasses food handler certificates issued to students after they have successfully completed the food handler program.


Certificate Issuance


Courses For Servers will issue a certificate to participants upon successful completion of the food handler program. Successful completion of the course includes:

·          Participant has signed up and has been securely logged in through the online web portal

·          Participant has purchased or redeemed a course through a voucher

·          Participant has properly filled out their profile with the name which will appear on the certificate

·          Participant has read through and completed all the modules of the course material

·          Participant has passed the final assessment with at least a 70% score; and

·          Participant has competed the program evaluation

·          The entire course, assessment, and evaluation has been completed with the participant securely logged in


Certificate Use


Upon successful completion of the program, participants will be able to email themselves a copy of their food handler certificate in a PDF format. This can be printed for participant use. Additionally, Food Handler Cards can be viewed at any time on the user dashboard at Food Handler Cards are valid for the amount of time set forth by each state and will be invalid after this specified timeframe.

Certificate use is defined and dictated by each health department, state or local laws or regulations, and /or legislative documents.


Last Updated: 9/5/2021