ServSafe Certification (Food Handler)

The ServSafe Certification (Food Handler) is a non-credit program offered at LSC-Kingwood, LSC-Tomball and LSC-University Park. For more information, please contact the Continuing Education department at

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Program Description

This program will prepare you to work in the food service industry with emphasis on personal hygiene, safe food handling and food bacteriology. Upon successful completion of this program, you will receive ServSafe® certification.

The ServSafe® program is the premiere food safety certification offered by the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF).

  • Contact Hours: 8
  • Cost of Program: $123
  • Median Wage: Varies by industry1
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Program Plan

Course Number Title Contact Hours
IFWAC 2105101 ServSafe/Food Handler 8

TOTAL Contact Hours for ServSafe Certification (Food Handler):


  1. Median Wage information obtained from the Texas Workforce Commission and the U.S. Department of Labor for 2009 (most recent data available).
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