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How to be a Certified Food Protection Manager with our Learn2Serve ANSI-CFP Accredited Certification Exam

” Is 360Training / Learn2Serve Food Manager Training the same Certification as ServSafe?”

The answer is Yes. 360Training / Learn2Serve ® is a brand name just as ServSafe, StateFood Safety, and others are. Any provider that has an exam accredited by The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) is the same certification.

Our distinction from some of the others is: No surprise added fees at checkout and over 20 years experience with excellent customer service!

Learn2Serve is an ANSI Accredited Program. Certificate Issuer #0975

The Food Manager Exam is taken online and monitored by one of our online proctors.


How to get your Food Manager Certification Card

The Food Manager training course is not mandatory to get certified however it does help prepare you for the exam.

The Exam is Mandatory. Passing the Exam is what awards you a Food Manager Certificate

To get started, make your choice from the course / exam menu

We will send a confirmation email with course and exam instructions after you enroll

Print your official Food Protection Manager Certificate of Completion and wallet size card immediately after passing the proctored online exam. Although most people pass the exam on the first try, you do get a free second chance if needed.

Note: Texas Food Managers have a Texas Department of State Health Services (TXDSHS) Exam. Texans may take the Food Manager Course and / or Texas Exam online without a proctor.

What is the difference between a Food Manager and a Food Handler?

A Food Handler prepares or serves food under the supervision of a Food Manager or other Person in Charge (PIC). The Food Manager is in charge of overall food preparation and food safety.

Our ANSI-CFP Accredited Food Handlers Card is provided by 360Training / Learn2Serve, our online 20 year partner

Our ANSI Accredited Food Handlers Certification is valid Nationwide. It is available in English or Spanish (Florida, Ohio, and Utah have exclusive Certificates)

Why Professional Food Protection Managers ChooseTrust us for their training and Certification

The 360Training / Learn2Serve Food Manager Course & Exam used by 10's of thousands of Food Safety Managers Nationwide

FoodManagerOnline.com became the official online partner of 360Training / Learn2Serve in 2003

Learn2Serve Exam accredited by American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and the Conference for Food Protection (CFP) Accepted Nationwide for Food Safety Management. ANSI Accredited Program #0975

Food Protection Manager Certification is valid 5 years ( Some localities may have a 2 or 3 year expiration date. Check with your local officials )

Note: Food Manager Certification is also known as Food Safety Manager, Certified Food Protection Manager, Food Service Manager, and Food Handler Manager among other titles

HACCP Certification Training Online

What is HACCP?

HACCP (Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point) is an internationally recognized system that identifies the risks of food management and safety. It involves identifying the chemical, physical, and biological hazards to ensure the safe handling and preparation of food.

The HACCP system is built on seven core principles: 1. Hazard Analysis 2. Identifying Critical Control Points (CCP) 3. Establishing Critical Limits 4. Monitoring CCP 5. Establishing Corrective Action 6. Verification of the HACCP plan 7. Documentation & Record Keeping

Choose from these three HACCP Courses:

HACCP – State of the Art Approach to Food Safety This International HACCP Alliance accredited course is a basic course for food service employees. A Certificate of Completion is issued on successful completion of the course. This course meets the regulatory compliance requirement of the 2013 FDA Food Code and the USDA requirement for School District HACCP Plan Implementation. 4 Credit Hours Cost $50.00

Seafood HACCP Safety This training course was developed specifically for individuals in the seafood industry. The Seafood HACCP Course follows the Seafood HACCP Regulation which defines the safe handling and processing of all stages of seafood. The course follows USDA and FDA guidelines and the Code of Federal Regulations 21 CFR Part123 Seafood HACCP Regulation. This course counts as 1 Credit Hour Cost $75.00

HACCP Food Safety for Retail Food Establishments This training course presents HACCP’s concepts and principles. These include all stages of food storage and processing by instruction on the 7 HACCP Principles. This course lays out how HACCP is applied using Active Managerial Control (AMC). This course is rated for 16 Credit Hours Cost $125.00

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Certified Food Safety Manager Course Topics

Food Safety Enforcement & Why It’s Important • How Foodborne Illness is Caused & How to Identify it • Identify Physical, Biological, & Chemical Contamination • Food Preservation & Food Temperature Control • Personal Hygiene in the Workplace • Safely Receiving and Storing Food • Safe Cleaning, Sanitation, Pest Control, and Facility Planning • HACCP Program, and More Food Safety Manager Certification Requirements

Is Food Manager Certification Training Required in my State?

About half of the United States requires mandatory Food Protection Manager Certification at the state level. Most of the other states have mandatory Food Safety Manager Certification at the County or even city level. Even the states that don't have mandatory food manager certification statewide, highly encourage it.

We have listed the Mandatory States and the States by County Mandated below. For more detailed information about your state or county, find your home state page in the website menu at the top of this page or click your state below. If you can’t find what you need there, you will find a direct link to your state’s regulatory authority.

States with Mandatory Food Protection Manager Certification: AlaskaCaliforniaConnecticutFloridaGeorgiaIdahoIllinoisIndianaLouisianaMassachusettsMichiganMinnesotaMississippiNew JerseyNew YorkNorth CarolinaOregonPennsylvaniaRhode IslandTexasUtahWisconsinWashington D.C.

States with Mandatory Food Manager Training at the County Level: AlabamaArkansasArizonaColoradoDelawareHawaiiIowaKansas KentuckyMaineMarylandMissouriMontanaNebraskaNevadaNew HampshireNew MexicoNorth CarolinaNorth DakotaOhioOklahomaSouth CarolinaSouth DakotaTennesseeVermontVirginiaWashingtonWest VirginiaWyoming

Why is Food Manager Certification so Important?

Food Service Manager Certification Training is intended to prevent food-borne illness by learning food safety procedures to protect the public, other food workers, and your business.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates about 1 in 6 Americans (48 Million People) suffers from some type of food-borne illness, 128,000 are hospitalized and 3,000 die each year.

The Learn2Serve ® Food Manager Exam offered on this website is ANSI accredited and meets or exceeds all National Food Code standards. Local city and county requirements may be in addition to the state's minimum requirements.

About FoodManagerOnline.com

We have been the online training partner of 360Training / Learn2Serve ® since 2003. We have an extensive history of working in all aspects of the food, beverage, and hospitality business from dishwasher to restaurant owner. 

Together with Learn2Serve, our websites have been used as access in training thousands of food service managers, food handler managers, food handlers, and alcohol servers.

We also have live food manager, food handler, and TABC Certification classes in Texas through dramshopschool.com  Customer satisfaction is our number one priority. Thomas L. Conrad President / CEO

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