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Food Safety Manager Exam Prep

$59 - Course Only. $106 Prep Course and NRFSP Exam - Enroll Now!

Our Food Manager Exam Prep Training course is designed to help prepare you to pass the Food Safety Manager Exam and to obtain your Food Safety Manager Certification.

We will cover all the major topics related to safe food service, and all other information you will need to pass this critical certification exam.

This online Food Manager Prep training course is based on the Food Code provided by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

This course does NOT currently meet the state requirements in Illinois or Ohio.

Food Manager Prep Course Features

Our online Food Manager Prep course is a HTML5 based interactive course with full audio narration and engaging real-world scenarios for the best user experience and information retention.

Our course is 5 hours in length, but is self-paced training so you can take the course at your own pace.

You have 90 days from date of purchase to complete the course. Once the course is completed (by passing the practice exam) or it is past 90 days from purchase, you will not be able to access the online training.

However you will have access to printed material in your Account.

You can log in from any computer* and train anytime, anywhere.

This is a Mobile Friendly course and should work on your PC and Mobile devices, like iPhones or iPads.

Food Manager Prep Course Outline

Our course covers all major topics that will be covered on the Food Manager Safety Exam.

Our prep course consists of 11 units of study and a practice exam. Click on each unit below to review the topics in that unit.

Unit One - Food Safety Management

Topics in this Section:
Food Safety Management
Demonstration of Knowledge
Supervisory Duties
The FDA & Food Safety Laws
Health Inspection
Risk Items
The Inspection Process
Unit One Recap
Unit One Quiz

Unit Two - Foodborne Illness

Topics in this Section:
Foodborne Illness
Symptoms of Foodborne Illness
Food Contamination
Biological Contamination
High Risk Foods (TCS)
Physical & Chemical Contamination
Food Allergies
Unit Two Recap
Unit Two Quiz

Unit Three - Personal Health and Hygiene

Topics in this Section:
Glove Use
Clothing and Attire
Hair Restraints
Employee Illness
Work Restrictions & Exclusions
Unit Three Recap
Unit Three Quiz

Unit Four - Preventing Food Contamination

Topics in this Section:
Preventing Food Contamination
Sources of Contamination
Time and Temperature Abuse
Unit Four Recap
Unit Four Quiz

Unit Five - Cleaning & Sanitizing

Topics in this Section:
Cleaning & Sanitizing
Heat Sanitizing
Chemical Sanitizing
Chemical Sanitizing
Employee Training
Unit Five Recap
Unit Five Quiz

Unit Six - Food Purchasing & Receiving

Topics in this Section:
Purchasing Food
Food Quality
Received Food
Unit Six Recap
Unit Six Quiz

Unit Seven - Proper Food Storage

Topics in this Section:
Proper Food Storage
Cold Food Storage
Dry Goods & Canned Food Storage
Unit Seven Recap
Unit Seven Quiz

Unit Eight - Preparing & Holding Hot Foods

Topics in this Section:
Time and Temperature Control
High Risk Foods (TCS)
Thawing Frozen Foods
Preparing & Cooking Hot Foods
Cooling & Holding Hot Foods
Unit Eight Recap
Unit Eight Quiz

Unit Nine - Preparing & Holding Cold Foods

Topics in this Section:
Time and Temperature Control
Storing Cold Foods
General Holding Procedures
Off-Site Cold Holding
Unit Nine Recap
Unit Nine Quiz

Unit Ten - Facilities, Equipment, & Utensils

Topics in this Section:
Facilities, Equipment, & Utensils
Outdoor Areas
Plumbing, Sewage & Waste
Installing Equipment
Food Contact Surfaces
Cleaning & Sanitizing
Doing Laundry
Utensil Materials
Unit Ten Recap
Unit Ten Quiz

Unit Eleven - Pest Control, Emergency Management, & Training

Topics in this Section:
Pest Control
Eliminating Infestations
Proper Handling of Pesticides
Emergency Management Plan
Training Goals
Unit Eleven Recap
Unit Eleven Quiz

Practice Exam

50 multiple-choice practice questions

Prep Course & Food Safety Manager Exam Combo

We are pleased to offer a combo package for $106 that includes the online Food Manager Prep Course and a voucher code for the NRFSP Food Manager Safety Exam at any Pearson Vue testing center to take your official Food Safety Manager Certification Exam.

This course/voucher package does NOT currently meet the state requirements in Illinois or Ohio.

Pearson Vue Exam Pre-Paid Voucher

The combo package price of $106 includes both the Prep Food Course and a voucher code for 1 NRFSP Certification Exam at a Pearson Vue Testing Center.

To locate a testing center near you, call 888-687-1571 or visit Pearson and follow these steps:

  • Click on For Test Takers link at top of page.
  • Enter: NRFSP in the "Select Your Program" box
  • Select National Registry of Food Safety Professionals (NRFSP) from the drop down menu.
  • Click on Find a Test Center in menu on right side of the page.
  • Make sure you select the "International Certified Food Safety Manager (ICFSM)" exam as your voucher will only work with this exam.

For any questions regarding the Pearson Vue testing centers or scheduling an exam, you must contact Pearson Vue directly. If you have questions regarding your exam score or exam certificate, you will need to contact NRFSP.