Food Safety Managers ensure that proper procedures are followed to prevent food-related illness in businesses that serve food. Only trained, certified people may use the title or act as "Certified Food Safety Managers".
Food Manager Instructors must:
Pass the national exam and renew their state certification every three years. The exam may be online, or in another state administered under secured conditions within the past 12 months. If a food safety manager certification is expired for more than six months, you must retake the 8-hour course and pass the exam before you can be recertified.
Demonstrate that they have earned 8 professional development units, equal to 8 hours of approved training in food safety and sanitation topics, every 3 years. Either a college transcript with course description or a certificate of completion of the course with the course description is required when you renew.
An approved proctored exam must be taken after completing the following online programs.