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Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky Food Safety Manager Training and Certification

Lexington-Fayette County, Kentucky Food Safety Manager Certification

Become a Certified Food Manager

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  • Food Safety Manager Training
    • 100% Online
    • Mobile-Friendly
    • 8 Hours (Start and Stop as Needed)
  • Certification Exam

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Food Safety Manager Training
This manager-level food safety training course will prepare you to take the nationally approved Food Protection Manager Certification Exam.

Available in English and Español. You will have an opportunity to choose your language after purchase.

Available in English and Español. You will have an opportunity to choose your language after purchase.

1. Program Purpose:
The purpose of Food Safety Manager Training is to prepare managers to implement proven food safety practices and systems, maintain a safe and hygienic foodservice operation, and oversee the training and daily practices of hourly food workers to prevent the spread of foodborne illness. This program will also prepare certification candidates to sit for any of the nationally-accredited Certified Food Protection Manager Exams.

2. Program Scope:
This program’s content is based on the FDA Food Code 2013 and does not address state or local retail food regulations. 

3. Learning Objectives:
At the end of this course, you will be able to: 
  • Identify symptoms and diseases that must be reported to a manager and/or the regulatory authority.
  • Identify how personal hygiene affects food safety and how to prevent, treat, or clean-up hazards that could contaminate food.
  • Identify procedures used to receive, store, prepare, display, and serve food to prevent contamination.
  • Recognize foods that require time and temperature control for safety, know how to use a food thermometer, and identify time and temperature requirements for cooking, cooling, thawing, reheating, and holding.
  • Identify locations used for food and chemical storage and labeling procedures used for food and chemicals stored in their non-original containers.
  • Identify the eight major food allergens and how to prevent cross-contact risks.
  • Classify appropriate food-contact surface materials and storage requirements for utensils, linens, single-use materials, and equipment.
  • Identify procedures for cleaning and sanitizing food- and non-food-contact surfaces.
  • Recognize facility design requirements for food establishments.
  • Identify which records should be kept on file at a food establishment and the amount of time they must be kept.
  • Identify managerial responsibilities for employee training, imminent health hazards, facility tours, food recalls, menu and product labeling, and serving food to highly susceptible populations.

4. Description of requisites to earn a certificate:
The only requisite to obtain a certificate is successful completion of the course and assessment. There are no course prerequisites.

5. Special requirements for participation:

6. Qualifications of instructional personnel:
This program has been developed by subject matter experts in food safety. This is an online training course; therefore, no live instruction occurs.

7. Fees, deadlines, cancellations, and refund policies:
Please see the Refund Policy.

8. Commercial support disclosure:
StateFoodSafety did not use commercial support to develop this program.

9. History of changes to the certificate program purpose, scope, or intended learning outcomes:
  • 5/2018 - At the recommendation of the StateFoodSafety advisory group, the food manager course assessment now allows for two (2) attempts rather than unlimited attempts.
  • 5/2018 - The name of the Food Safety Manager Training program assessment has been changed from "Practice Test" to "Course Assessment" in order to eliminate confusion between training and certification.

10. Inferences that can be made appropriately concerning certificate holders:

11. Academic or continuing education credit earned:

Certified Food Safety Manager Exam

StateFoodSafety is pleased to provide the online Lexington-Fayette County Certified Food Safety Manager Exam. This exam is approved by the Lexington-Fayette County Health Department and is valid in Lexington-Fayette County, Kentucky. Passing the Lexington-Fayette County Certified Food Safety Manager Exam communicates to the foodservice and retail industry that you have the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to oversee the safe storage, preparation, and service of food in the workplace.

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Sharpen your managerial skills and arm yourself with essential food safety know-how! Learn everything from how to prevent food hazards to how to create employee training programs. This course prepares you to take the Certified Food Protection Manager Exam.

Get a feel for what the exam will be like with this exam-taking tutorial.

What Food Managers Are Saying

“...I can definitely say this course was much more enjoyable and effective than the other course I took several years ago.”

“I was pleasantly surprised at the quality and ease of the online course.”

“I would definitely recommend my family and friends to take [this] online course!”

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Questions & Answers
Questions & Answers
Do I need the Lexington-Fayette County Food Safety Manager Certification Training and Exam?
Lexington-Fayette County Health Department requires one Certified Food Manager on duty at all times during operation.
When do I need to complete my Lexington-Fayette County Food Safety Manager Certification?
As soon as possible. If your establishment receives a food safety violation, you have 10 days to complete your certification, if you haven't already done so.
How do I become a Lexington-Fayette County Certified Food Safety Manager?
By completing the online Lexington-Fayette County Food Safety Manager Certification, then printing your certificate.
How long is this course?
Training and Certification Exam: 8 hours
How long is my Lexington-Fayette County Food Safety Manager Certification valid for?
The Lexington-Fayette County Food Safety Manager Certification is valid for 3 years.
How long can I access the course?
When you purchase a StateFoodSafety course, you automatically get one year of unlimited access to the training videos. Take your time through the course or come back after completion to brush up on your food safety knowledge!
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