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Utah Food Handler Certification

We asked 8 job seekers about their Utah Food Handler Certification. This is what they told us:

  • 50% of job seekers said "required for my current job" was the biggest reason for earning their Utah Food Handler Certification
  • 50% said earning their Utah Food Handler Certification helped them make more money
  • 62% said earning their Utah Food Handler Certification helped them get a job
  • 75% said they would recommend a family member or friend earn their Utah Food Handler Certification

Utah Food Handler Requirements

Employees in food service establishments in Utah must earn their Food Handler Card by passing an approved training program and passing the associated exam. Food service establishments are also required to employ at least one Certified Food Protection Manager who has earned their certification through an accredited training program.1


References

1. “Food Safety”. Utah Department of Health Bureau of Epidemiology. Retrieved on January 15, 2020.


Editorial content last updated: April 2020

What are people saying about getting a Utah Food Handler Certification?

Did this certification help you make more money?

Based on 8 responses

50% said earning their Utah Food Handler Certification helped them make more money

Did this certification help you get a job?

Based on 8 responses

62% said earning their Utah Food Handler Certification helped them get a job

Would you recommend this certification?

Based on 8 responses

75% said they would recommend a family member or friend earn their Utah Food Handler Certification

Why did you decide to earn your Utah Food Handler Certification?

Based on 8 responses

Required for my current job

50%

Make more money

12%

Changing careers

12%

Get an edge over other candidates

25%

Help my career progression

38%

Other

25%

What was your job title after earning this certification?

Based on 4 responses

Server View jobs

25%

Resident Assistant View jobs

25%

Direct Support Professional View jobs

25%

Sous Chef View jobs

25%

What do people wish they knew before earning their Utah Food Handler Certification?

3 people answered

“Requires a few hours of study and lots of note taking.”

Jan. 16, 2020

What advice would you give to someone interested in earning their Utah Food Handler Certification?

5 people answered

“Test requires a lot of focus. Be patient and take good notes.”

Feb. 23, 2019