ServSafe Food Manager Class & Certification Exam

Course Description:

  • Develop an understanding of the basic principles of sanitation and safety and be able to apply them in foodservice operations.
  • Reinforce personal hygiene habits and food handling practices that protect the health of the consumer.
  • The course concludes with the Food Manager Certification exam.
  • The following outcomes will be addressed in the course:
    • Define the fundamentals of good personal hygiene
    • Identify microorganisms which are related to food spoilage and foodborne illnesses
    • Identify the seven HACCP Principles and the critical control points during all food handling processes as a method for minimizing the risk of foodborne illness
    • Demonstrate acceptable procedures when preparing potentially hazardous foods to include time/temperature principles
    • List common causes of typical accidents and injuries in the foodservice industry and outline a safety management program
    • Explain Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) and their requirements in handling hazardous materials
    • Explain the process of applying for a Food Manager Certificate with State of MN
  • Course Includes:
    • Eight-hour course and exam
    • ServSafe Food Manager book
    • Light breakfast and lunch

Financial Assistance:

We accept 3rd party payment options if your employer or another outside source will be covering the tuition fees associated with this training. Please see the below course registration instructions for further details.

Course Registration Instructions:

  • Personal Payment (i.e., tuition being covered out-of-pocket and not by an outside source):
    • Register online by clicking the "Register Now!" button below and selecting "Add to Cart" on the following page.
  • 3rd Party Payment (i.e., tuition being covered by an outside source such as your employer):
    • Please email the following information to cts.registration@hennepintech.edu:
      • The course name you are interested in registering for
      • A completed CTS Registration Form (See below "Registration Forms" section)
      • A completed payment form from the 3rd party funding source:
        • 3rd Party Payment Form Options
          • CTS 3rd Party Authorization for Payment Form (See below "Registration Forms" section), or...
          • Other Forms: Any PO or Payment Authorization Form provided by the 3rd party organization

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Registration Forms

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