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About the Course

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 an 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. Your course will be available to complete for 90 days from purchase. Once you create an account you can log in from any computer* and train anytime, anywhere.

We also provide printable study material for additional food manager exam prep.

The 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. Below is a detailed course outline of topics covered in the course.

Unit One - Food Safety Management

Topics in this Lesson:

  • 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 2 - Foodborne Illness

Topics in this Lesson:

  • Foodborne Illness
  • Symptoms of Foodborne Illness
  • Food Contamination
  • Biological Contamination
  • Pathogens
  • High Risk Foods (TCS)
  • Viruses/Bacteria/Parasites
  • Physical & Chemical Contamination
  • Food Allergies
  • Unit Two Recap
  • Unit Two Quiz

Unit 3 - Personal Health and Hygiene

Topics in this Lesson:

  • Handwashing
  • Glove Use
  • Clothing and Attire
  • Hair Restraints
  • Employee Illness
  • Work Restrictions & Exclusions
  • Unit Three Recap
  • Unit Three Quiz

Unit 4 - Preventing Food Contamination

Topics in this Lesson:

  • Preventing Food Contamination
  • Sources of Contamination
  • Time and Temperature Abuse
  • Thermometers
  • Unit Four Recap
  • Unit Four Quiz

Unit 5 - Cleaning & Sanitizing

Topics in this Lesson:

  • Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Heat Sanitizing
  • Chemical Sanitizing
  • Dishwashing
  • Employee Training
  • Unit Five Recap
  • Unit Five Quiz

Unit 6 - Food Purchasing & Receiving

Topics in this Lesson:

  • Purchasing Food
  • Food Quality
  • Received Food
  • Unit Six Recap
  • Unit Six Quiz

Unit 7 - Proper Food Storage

Topics in this Lesson:

  • Proper Food Storage
  • Cold Food Storage
  • Dry Goods & Canned Food Storage
  • Unit Seven Recap
  • Unit Seven Quiz

Unit 8 - Preparing & Holding Hot Foods

Topics in this Lesson:

  • 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 9 - Preparing & Holding Cold Foods

Topics in this Lesson:

  • Time and Temperature Control
  • Storing Cold Foods
  • General Holding Procedures
  • Off-Site Cold Holding
  • Unit Nine Recap
  • Unit Nine Quiz

Unit 10 - Facilities, Equipment, & Utensils

Topics in this Lesson:

  • 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 11 - Pest Control, Emergency Management, & Training

Topics in this Lesson:

  • 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 $139 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 $139 includes both the Prep Food Course and a voucher code for 1 NRFSP Certification Exam.

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

  • Click on For Test Takers link at top of page.
  • Select Schedule an Exam in the drop down menu.
  • 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.