Nevada Food Handler Training and Manager Certification

Nevada Food Safety Handler Manager Training Courses & ANSI Exam

  • Food Safety Manager Certification
  • Food Handler Training

Nevada 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

  • 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

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


Nevada Food Safety State Requirements:

Nevada 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.

Accredited Nevada Learn2Serve Food Protection Manager ANSI-CFP Certification provider.

Regulations URL: Nevada Administrative Code - Chapter 446 - Food Establishments

Contact Info:

Nevada Department of Health and Human Services
Division of Public Behavioral Health (DPBH)
Environmental Health Section - Food Establishments
4150 Technology Way, # 101
Carson City. NV 89706
Phone: (775) 687-7533

Major cities served: Las Vegas, Henderson, Reno, Paradise, North Las Vegas, Sunrise Manor, Spring Valley, Enterprise, Sparks, Carson City, Whitney, Pahrump, Winchester, Summerlin South, Fernley, Sun Valley, Elko, Spanish Springs, Mesquite, Boulder City.

Nevada 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: Counties of Clark and Washoe have Certified Food Protection Manager (CFPM) requirements.

Clark County:
Environmental Health Training Officers provided free training regarding changes made to the 2010 Regulations Governing the Sanitation of Food Establishments, which went into effect on November 1, 2010.
Food Managers:
There shall be at least one Certified Food Safety Manager (CFPM) person at each food facility. Certification is valid for 5 years.
Food Handlers: A minimum of 2 hours of Food Safety is mandatory for food handlers. All food handlers (any employee coming into contact with food and/or food utensils, including managers) must possess a valid Food Handler’s Health Card issued by the Clark County Health District. The Clark County Food Code requires that each food establishment must have a person in charge who can demonstrate knowledge of food protection and sanitation.

Washoe County:
Food Managers: All food establishments, with the exception of Risk Level 1, are required to have at least one Certified Food Protection Manager (CFPM). Obtaining a certification involves a two-step process.

  1. Seek instruction and testing from a private company who offers one of the approved exams. The Washoe County Health District (WCHD) does not provide instruction or give these exams.
  2. Acquire a CFPM photo ID card from the WCHD at 1001 East Ninth Street in Reno. Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., except holidays.

    Applicant Certificate Check List:
  • Completed application form.
  • Certificate/documentation showing training from a Washoe County approved course.
  • Current driver’s license or other form of valid identification (must match certificate).
  • Payment of fee (Health District accepts checks with proper ID, Visa, MasterCard, and cash).

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