Food Safety Training – ServSafe

Earn your certification in just 1 day!

 

ServSafe is the industry’s leading food safety training and certification program. It provides the latest information and tools for you to use every day.

 

ServSafe is recognized by more jurisdictions than any other manager food safety training and certification program. Pennsylvania requires a food service establishment to employ at least one supervisor who has completed and passed an approved certification course.

 

Penn State Abington offers both the initial Certification class and the Recertification class.

 

2014 Certification Courses

 

Tuesday, September 9*
Tuesday, November 4*


This 16-hour course is comprised of 8 hours of home study and 8 hours in class. You will receive the textbook to read in advance and to complete the chapter quizzes. At the conclusion of the class, you will sit for the national exam.

 

Certification class fee: $179**, includes book and exam answer sheet

Class times: 8 a.m. to 5 or 5:30 p.m. including the exam.


Important Note: If you work in Philadelphia, Bucks or Chester County and need to be recertified, you need to sign up for the initial certification at $179, receive the newest edition of the textbook and retake the exam at 4pm on program day.

 

* If you plan on registering for this class you must register at least 10 days before the class date to allow mailing and reading time of the ServSafe textbook.

** 48 hours notice is necessary to cancel or switch your registration to another date.  No refund will be given with less advance notice. Refund amount will reflect the cost of the book, $65, and cancellation fee, $10.

2014 Re-certification Courses

 

Tuesday, September 9
Tuesday, November 4


This program is for those who want to renew their Certified Food Manager Certificate*. Please bring your most recent textbook, certificate and a picture ID. The current edition of the textbook may be purchased for an additional fee of $65.

Recertification fee**: $109

 

Important Note: If you work in Philadelphia, Bucks or Chester County and need to be recertified, you need to sign up for the initial certification at $179, receive the newest edition of the textbook and retake the exam at 4pm on program day.

 

* Available to those people who work in Montgomery County only.

** 48 hours notice is necessary to cancel or switch your registration to another date.  No refund will be given with less advance notice. Refund amount will reflect a cancellation fee of $10.

Contact
Theresa Bloom
Theresa Bloom
215-881-7402
Industry fact

Each year in the United States, there are about 76 million cases of food borne illnesses that result in about 5,000 deaths. About 95% of these illnesses are caused by mishandling food including poor temperature control or sanitation.