Serv Safe Food Protection Manager Certification

  • This program offered by:
    Food Safety
  • Face to Face

Description

A program designed for participants to fulfill requirements for become a certified food protection manager under the FDA Food Code.
Per the Center of Disease Control and Prevention completion of Food Protection Manager training reduces the risk of food-borne illness outbreak for an establishment. Further the presence of a certified manager at a facility has a positive correlation with more effective control of certain risk factors such as poor personal hygiene for all food handling staff.
The class includes one day of lecture followed with an exam. A passing grade of 75% on the exam is required to receive the Food Protection Manager Certification.
To achieve the highest opportunity for successful certification, students are encouraged to pick up the provided Serv Safe Food Protection Managers instruction book from the Extension Center and read it prior to class. Additionally, students are recommended to complete the provided pre-test prior to the course day. Completing the pre-test will allow students to identify subjects needing greater review during the course lecture.
The pass rate for instructor Rachel Buenemann has been 85% of students passing on the first attempt.
Please contact instructor Rachel Buenemann for further course content questions: 573-458-6256
Additional information on FDA Food Code requirements.
The FDA Food Code requires that the person in charge of a food service operation becomes a Certified Food Protection Manager. That person must be onsite at all times during operating hours. A Certified Food Protection Manager must show that he or she has a required knowledge by passing a test from an accredited program. The program must be accredited by an agency approved by a Conference for Food Protection. Completing the ServSafe Manager Course and passing the ServSafe Food Protection Manager Certification Examination meets this requirement.
Cost: $125
Register online or by calling the Pulaski Extension Center, 573-774-4766

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