Iowa Western's Food Safety course is an 8 hour class followed by the national certification exam. Our food safety classes give a food handler essential knowledge and understanding of the fundamental food safety practices they need to carry out their work. Topics covered in the course include: foodborne illness and contamination, receiving food, storing food, preparing and serving food, personal hygiene, cleaning and sanitation, pest prevention, HACCP and inspections. The course is designed for individual working in restaurants, assisted living, long-term care, school food service programs. Test is from 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Please register at least 5 business days prior to class so that there is time for book to be mailed.