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WKCTC Offering Food Service Industry Certification

PADUCAH, KY (February 3, 2016) West Kentucky Community and Technical College is now offering the National Restaurant Association ServSafe Food Handler Certification course every third Thursday each month.

The two-hour course begins promptly at 2 p.m. and will be held in the Emerging Technology Center. The certification test will be given at the end of each Thursdays course. Course and exam are computer based; basic computer skills required.

Whether someone is an employee seeking the Food Handler Card or an operation seeking a compliant solution for its employees, the ServSafe Food Handler Certification course is a solution to meet any food handler training need, said Kevin ONeill, WKCTC community education director.

Course covers the following five key areas.

Basic Food Safety
Personal Hygiene
Cross-Contamination amp; Allergens
Time and Temperature
Cleaning and Sanitation

The cost for the training and test is $35, which includes the textbook.

Pre-registration is needed for this training. A minimum number of participants needed for the class to take place. Participants must present a photo ID and have a valid e-mail address.

To register the certification class, call (270) 534-3335 or online at; select Licensure amp; Certification for Professionals.