Alaska Food Handler Training and Manager Certification

Alaska Food Safety Handler Manager Training Courses & ANSI Exam

  • Food Safety Manager Certification
  • Food Handler Training

Alaska Food Safety Manager Principles Course & ANSI-CFP Certification Exam

Course Description
The Food Safety Manager Principles Course will give you the proper food safety training to help you prepare for the nationally accredited certification exam of the ANSI-CFP (American National Standard Institute – Conference for Food Protection). The Food Safety Manager Principles Course provides necessary training leading up to the Food Protection Manager Certification Exam. This course covers food safety issues, regulations, and techniques to maintain a food-safe environment.

Course Hours: 8 Hours
Exam Duration: 1.5 Hours
Cost:

  • Food Safety Management Principles Course (English) – $85.00
  • Food Safety Management Principles Course (Spanish) – $85.00
  • Food Protection Manager Certification (ANSI-CFP) Exam – $55.00
  • Special: Food Safety Management Principles Course with Exam – $99.00

Course Outline

  • Lesson 1: Introduction to Food Safety
  • Lesson 2: Biohazards, Foodborne Disease, and Food Spoilage
  • Lesson 3: Contaminants
  • Lesson 4: Food and Temperature Control
  • Lesson 5: Employee Health, Hygiene, and Training
  • Lesson 6: Purchasing, Receiving, and Storing Food
  • Lesson 7: Cleaning and Sanitizing
  • Lesson 8: Pest Control
  • Lesson 9: Facility Design
  • Lesson 10: HACCP System Basics
  • Lesson 11: FDA Guidelines for Developing a HACCP System
  • Lesson 12: Developing, Implementing, and Maintaining a HACCP Plan
  • Lesson 13: Seafood HACCP
  • Lesson 14: Consumer Steps to Safer Seafood

ANSI-CFP Exam
The Learn2Serve Food Protection Manager Certification (CFPM) Exam is approved by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and the Conference for Food Protection (ANSI-CFP). The intent of this examination is to certify that each food manager has demonstrated by means of a food safety certification examination to a certifying organization that he or she has the knowledge, skills and abilities required to protect the public from food borne illness.

This accredited exam is accepted in most states and jurisdictions* that have mandatory certification requirements for Food Management Professionals. The final exam must be passed with a 70% or higher to get credit for completion of this course. Please remember, your examination must be proctored. 

*This exam is not accepted in Connecticut and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Help with Exam

  • Before the Exam: To login to the exam you will need the username and password sent to you in the exam enrollment notice email. If you did not receive your username and password contact Customer Support at 855-796-3525. IMPORTANT: You must have your Username and Password available when you arrive to take the exam.
  • To Schedule Your Exam Online: Click here
  • End of Course/Exam Instructions: Your Official Certificate will be mailed within 15 business days of completing the exam, however, a printable Proof of Completion document is available via the LMS once you complete and pass the final exam. (400K- PDF) – Download

 

Alaska Food Safety State Requirements:

Alaska requires that a person in charge of a food establishment demonstrate knowledge of food safety as outlined in the FDA Food Code. Taking an approved Certified Food Protection Manager (CFPM) Training Course and passing an Exam is one way to demonstrate knowledge. Local requirements may exceed the state’s minimum requirements.

The Learn2Serve Food Protection Manager Certification is approved by the American National Standards Institute and the Conference for Food Protection (ANSI-CFP). This accredited exam is accepted in all states that have mandatory certification requirements for Food Management Professionals.

In Alaska, mobile units must employ at least one Certified Food Protection Manager (CFPM) who is involved in the daily operations of the establishment. Upon opening a CFPM must be hired or an existing employee thatis designated must be signed up to take the CFPM class within 90 days of beginning operation. All food handling employees must have Food Worker Cards within 30 days after hire.
Source: Page 7 - State of Alaska - Food Safety and Sanitation Program (Guide - PDF)

Regulations:

Alaska Division of Environmental Health - 18 AAC 31 - Chapter 31 - Alaska Food Code (PDF)
URL: http://dec.alaska.gov/commish/regulations/pdfs/18%20AAC%2031.pdf

Alaska Division of Environmental Health - Food Safety and Sanitation Program
URL: https://dec.alaska.gov/eh/fss/Food/CFPM_training.html

Contact Info:

Division of Food Safety and Sanitation
Department of Environmental Conservation
555 Cordova Street
Anchorage, AK 99501
Telephone: (907) 269-7501
Fax Number: (907) 269-7510
http://www.dec.state.ak.us/eh/fss/index.htm

Major cities served: Anchorage, Fairbanks, Wasilla

Alaska Food Safety Training Requirements & Re-Certification:

Food Safety Training Required For Managers: Yes
Food Safety Training Required Food Handlers: Yes
Certification Exam Required: Yes
Re-training Frequency Required: 5 years
Re-certification Exam Required: 5 years

Local Requirements: Municipality of Anchorage requires food handler training.

Municipality of Anchorage:
Food Managers: Retail food establishment person in charge must be a Certified Food Safety Manager. Each facility with an F002 or F003 permit must have at least one person certified as a food protection manager.
Food Handlers: As of January 1, 2010, food workers in Anchorage are required to have a food worker card. You can obtain a food worker card by passing the food worker exam and the State of Alaska will accept the Municipality of Anchorage Food Worker Cards in all areas of the state. State Food Worker Cards issued on 1/1/2010 and later are valid in all areas of the State except for the Municipality of Anchorage.

Note: Although the State of Alaska accepts the Municipality’s card, the Municipality of Anchorage does not accept State of Alaska Food Worker Cards (issued after Dec 31, 2009). If you need a Food Worker Card for employment within the Municipality of Anchorage, you must take the Municipality’s test.

The Anchorage Food Code establishes definitions; sets standards for management and personnel, food operations, and equipment and facilities; and provides for food establishment plan review, permit issuance, inspection, employee restriction, and permit suspension within the Municipality of Anchorage.
http://www.muni.org/Departments/health/Admin/environment/FSS/Pages/fssfood.aspx

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