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Certified Food Protection Manager Training is Required by Illinois Law

University of Illinois Extension in Macon County is providing the opportunity to obtain this certification by offering the state-mandated Certified Food Protection Manager course and test in September.  The certificate exam will take place on September 22. 

The class provides the minimum classroom work to prepare for the national certification exam. Topics include the following:

  • Food-borne Illnesses
  • Safe Food Handling
  • Cooking & Storage
  • Cleaning & Sanitation
  • Employee Health & Hygiene
  • Facility Safety & Maintenance

Food service staff need to renew certification every five years.

Sept 20 & 22
Participants must attend both sessions.

Event Price:
$120 per person
$0 for K-12 Nutrition Professionals
Course fee includes materials and exam.

Registration deadline is August 27!

A photo ID is required for the exam on September 22.
Participants must attend both sessions.
University of Illinois Extension staff will teach the course. If a reader or translator is needed, contact the National Registry of Food Safety Professionals at 800.446.0257 or customer.service@nrfsp.com.

Please email Caitlin Mellendorf or call 217.877.6042 with questions. 

If you need a reasonable accommodation to participate, please contact the event coordinator via email or by calling 217.877.6042. Early requests are strongly encouraged to allow sufficient time to meet your needs, when possible. 

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