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Certified On The Fly is an official provider of the online Texas Food Handlers certification course, licensed and accredited by the Texas Department of State Health Services. Created by Dustin Meyers, a veteran restaurant guy who has held virtually every position in the restaurant industry, our course utilizes the knowledge and experience of foodservice industry professionals so you can make informed decisions and follow the law. We aren’t some corporate training company based in another state. Our online Texas Food Handlers course was made right here in the great state of Texas by people who have been in your shoes.



Our online Texas Food Handler course was made by people in the foodservice industry, for people in the foodservice industry.

Our online Texas Food Handlers certification course is fast, simple, and made for people like you – The hardworking chefs, cooks, servers, food runners, store clerks, managers, and owners of the foodservice industry to earn their Texas Food Handlers Card. You’ll learn everything you need to know about safe food handling procedures in Texas and how to stay compliant with the law.

We’ll discuss situations you’re likely to find yourself in while on the job and how to handle them. Everything in our online Texas Food Handler course is designed to give you the knowledge you need to make informed decisions, follow the law, and be successful in your career.



For those of you who manage or own a business involved in selling or serving food, Certified On The Fly created some free tools to make your job easier too. Check out our Employer Accounts page for our free online roster system that will automatically notify you and your employee one month before their Texas Food Handlers Card expires. It’s our way of taking some work off your plate and helping to ensure your business remains compliant and operates with a fully certified team. We also created the simplest pre-paid code system for employers. It allows you to easily pay for your employees to get their online food handling certificate without having to create accounts for them or reimburse them.



As a chef, it’s imperative that I ensure my team is well-trained in food safety. I always send my employees to Certified On The Fly for their online Texas Food Handler certification.

Taylor Kearney

Executive Chef
Front Room Tavern
Dallas, TX

Did the online Texas Food Handler course on my phone right before my shift. Very easy to use and quick.

Jordan McDaniel

Montlake Cut
Dallas, TX

Texas Food Handler training is just one of many things we have to oversee. Certified On The Fly takes some of the work off our plate by sending us email alerts before an employee’s Food Handler certificate expires.

Austin Rodgers

General Manager
Town Hearth
Dallas, TX


Is your online Food Handler course approved by the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS)?

Yes, Certified On The Fly’s online Texas Food Handler course is licensed and accredited by the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS). Our TX DSHS License Number is 153.

Is your online Texas Food Handlers course compatible with mobile devices like phones and tablets?

Yes, our online Texas Food Handlers course is compatible with internet-ready devices like mobile phones and tablets.

How long is your online Texas Food Handler’s course?

Our online Texas Food Handler’s course is seriously fast. No cheesy videos, quizzes, or final exams. You can proceed through the course material at your own pace, as fast as you want, and your official Texas Food Handler certificate will be emailed to you immediately upon completion.

Per DSHS rules, you must complete the course in 2 hours or less. If you don’t complete the course in 2 hours or less, our website will redirect you back to the beginning of the course. You may log out and return at any time to continue the course exactly where you left off.

How will my Texas Food Handlers certificate be sent to me?

Your official Texas Food Handlers certificate will be emailed to you immediately after you complete the online course. You can also get more copies yourself at any time by logging in to your account. If you want a hard copy mailed to you, we’re happy to do that too. Just choose that option when you enroll or log in to your account to order hard copies at any time.