Serve Program Certified Professional Food Manager Training

ANSI Accredited and Approved by the Florida DBPR Approved Food Worker Training Program

ANSI Accredited and Approved by the Florida DBPR Approved Food Worker Training Program

Prepare to Become a Food Manager

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This Package Includes:

  • Food Safety Manager Training
    • 100% Online
    • Mobile-Friendly
    • 8 Hours (Start and Stop as Needed)
  • Practice Test
    • Unlimited Attempts
    • Prepares You for the Exam
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Special Instructions

Check with your employer to see if you need to take the Food Protection Manager Certification Exam.
How to Get Certified
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Food Safety Manager Training

This manager-level food safety training course will prepare you to take the nationally approved StateFoodSafety Food Protection Manager Certification Exam. This Food Safety Manager training program is ANSI accredited. You may view this course as many times as you like.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Identify symptoms and diseases that must be reported to a manager and/or the regulatory authority

  • Identify how personal hygiene affects food safety and how to prevent, treat, or clean-up hazards that could contaminate food

  • Identify procedures used to receive, store, prepare, display, and serve food to prevent contamination

  • Recognize foods that require time and temperature control for safety, know how to use a food thermometer, and identify time and temperature requirements for cooking, cooling, thawing, reheating, and holding

  • Identify locations used for food and chemical storage and labeling procedures used for food and chemicals stored in their non-original containers

  • Identify the eight major food allergens and how to prevent cross-contact risks

  • Classify appropriate food-contact surface materials and storage requirements for utensils, linens, single-use materials, and equipment

  • Identify procedures for cleaning and sanitizing food- and non-food-contact surfaces

  • Recognize facility design requirements for food establishments

  • Identify which records should be kept on file at a food establishment and the amount of time they must be kept

  • Identify managerial responsibilities for employee training, imminent health hazards, facility tours, food recalls, menu and product labeling, and serving food to highly susceptible populations

Practice Test

This food safety manager practice test is designed to simulate the real test experience. It will help you identify areas of strength and weakness before you sit for the actual Food Protection Manager Certification Exam! You can retake this practice test as many times as you like.

How to Get Certified
How to Get Certified
  1. Select a course that includes the Food Protection Manager Certification Exam.
  2. Select an exam session with a proctor. You can do this during the registration process or any time after.
  3. Purchase course and finish registration process
  4. Prepare for the exam with the Food Safety Manager Training and Practice Test.
  5. Take the Food Protection Manager Certification Exam at your scheduled proctored session. Don't forget your photo ID! *
  6. Print your Food Safety Manager Certificate from your account at ** This certificate is good for 5 years.
The exam is closed book. You will be responsible for adhering to the Examinee Code of Ethics and all rules explained by the proctor.

*Must be a valid government-issued photo ID.

**Must pass the Food Protection Manager Certification Exam to receive a certificate
Training Demo
Training Demo

Sharpen your managerial skills and arm yourself with essential food safety know-how! Learn everything from how to prevent food hazards to how to create employee training programs. This course prepares you to take the Certified Food Protection Manager Exam.

Get a feel for what the exam will be like with this exam-taking tutorial.

What Food Managers Are Saying

“...I can definitely say this course was much more enjoyable and effective than the other course I took several years ago.”

“I was pleasantly surprised at the quality and ease of the online course.”

“I would definitely recommend my family and friends to take [this] online course!”

Recommended Study
Questions & Answers
Questions & Answers
Do I need this training course and practice test?
​The training is designed to prepare food managers (persons in charge) to take the nationally approved StateFoodSafety Food Protection Manager Certification Exam or to fulfill a demonstration of knowledge requirement. Training is optional in most areas; check your local requirements to be sure. The practice test is optional, but is provided for free in this package!
How do I become a Certified Food Protection Manager?
For a full explanation of this process, view How to Get Certified.
How long is this Food Safety Manager Training course?
8 hours
How long is my Food Safety Manager Training Certificate of Completion good for?
The Food Safety Manager Training Certificate of Completion is valid for 5 years.
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