Many websites, such as eFoodHandlers, StateFoodSafety.com and ServSafe, offer food handler's courses online, as shown on each website. Food handler's courses grant the student a certificate or card that indicates completion. The fee for food handler's courses varies depending on the company.
Most food handler's courses consist of information regarding cross contamination, temperature control, personal hygiene and other topics that teach the key principles in keeping food and customers safe, as stated by eFoodHandlers. Courses usually have several types of training modules, such a videos, instruction manuals, activities and links to other resources, to accommodate for different learning styles. In most courses, the student must pass a quiz at the end of the course to receive the certificate of completion.