Beware of unapproved web sites offering the Washington State Food Worker Test!
Our office has been made aware of at least two web sites that promote food worker training, charge a fee and offer a “food worker card”. These web sites can be identified by the ".com" in the web address. Even though their study information is very similar to what we recognize in current training programs statewide, these cards are not valid in Washington State as they are not issued per the food code by a Health Officer. The approved training and testing website is www.foodworkercard.wa.gov.
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The manager level certification not only keeps customers safe with advanced food safety knowledge, it also helps food service establishments comply with the Demonstration of Knowledge and Person in Charge (PIC) requirements with the Washington State Food code and includes some allergen training. The Advanced Food Safety Certificate is valid for five years.
Additional Food Safety Training links