Arizona Food Handler Training and Manager Certification

Arizona Food Safety Handler Manager Training Courses & ANSI Exam

  • Food Safety Manager Certification
  • Food Handler Training

Arizona 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

 

Arizona State Food Safety Requirements:

Arizona 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.

Regulations URL: http://www.azdhs.gov/phs/oeh/fses/food-safety-rules.htm

Contact Info:

Office of Environmental Health
Food Safety and Environmental Services
150 N. 18th Avenue,
Suite 130
Phoenix, AZ 85007
(602) 364-3118
http://www.azdhs.gov/phs/oeh/fses/index.htm

Major cities served: Phoenix, Tucson, Flagstaff

Arizona 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: N/A
Re-certification Exam Required: 5 years

Local Requirements: Maricopa County has Certified Food Protection Manager and Food Handler requirements.

Maricopa County:
Food Managers: All food establishments handling open, potentially hazardous food must have one certified food service manager on staff per facility. First, taking a HACCP Food Safety Manager Certification and Training Course and then pass a food certification exam approved and recognized by the Conference for Food Protection. The second is to acquire a Certified Food Manager photo ID license from the Maricopa County Environmental Health Division by bringing the original of your certificate of completion and a fee to one of four MCEHD offices. See link for office locations:
Food Handlers: Food Service Worker Licenses are required for any person who handles, prepares, sells or gives away food for human consumption. Licenses are obtained by going to a county office, reviewing a booklet of food safety information, passing a test and paying a fee in cash. See link for testing schedules and locations:

Environmental Services Department
Environmental Health Division
1001 N. Central Avenue
Suite 300
Phoenix, AZ 85004
(602) 506-6970
http://www.maricopa.gov/EnvSvc/EnvHealth/Default.aspx

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