State Requirements: Food Protection Manager required per location.
Food Protection Manager: Required.
Food Handlers: Not required – see exceptions.
Exceptions: Food Handler cards are required in Jefferson and Mobile counties.
Food Manager Training Hours: Recommended but not required.
Food Handler Course: Jefferson County requires 90 minutes of training within 21 days of hire. Mobile county does not have any training regulations.
Food Manager Certification and Food Handler Certificate Renewal: Food Manager 5 years; Food Handler 5 years in Mobile County; Jefferson County does not have renewal requirements.
Please check with your local jurisdiction or regulatory body for the most current information.
FOOD HANDLER CERTIFICATION AND FOOD SERVICE SANITATION MANAGER
CERTIFICATION PROGRAMS - ONLINE TRAINING COURSES
PROFESSIONAL ONLINE SELF-PACED EDUCATION FOR FOOD SERVICE PROFESSIONALS
The My Food Service License Alabama Certified Food Protection Manager course provides food safety training,exams and educational materials to foodservice managers. Students will earn the nationally accredited International Certified Food Protection Manager Certification issued by the National Registry of Food Safety Professionals upon passing the proctored exam with a score of 75% or higher. Our certification is accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI)-Conference for Food Protection (CFP).
The program blends the latest FDA Food Code, food safety research and years of food sanitation training experience. Managers learn to implement essential food safety practices and create a culture of food safety. All content and materials are based on actual job tasks identified by foodservice industry experts.
The My Food Service License Alabama Certified Food Protection Manager course is self-paced and allows students the ability to start and stop throughout the course. Hours of video, text and interactive quizzes and puzzles allow students with to learn through various learning styles.
Content covered in our course includes:
- The Importance of Food Safety Education
- An Overview of Foodborne Illness
- Chemical, Physical and Biological Contaminants
- Foodborne Illnesses and Intoxications
- The Flow of Food
- Cleaning and Sanitation
- Pest Control
- The A.L.E.R.T System
- Practice Exams and quizzes and much more...
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My Food Service License provides online food handler training. Food handler training is optional in most areas of Alabama and this course provides excellent food worker training to teach the important principles of food safety to food handlers.
Your local regulatory agency may have additional requirements. Please contact your local regulatory agency for more information.
Portions of the full certification training that only apply to food handlers who do not need to take an exam.
This training is a general food handler course. If your local health department requires a food handler card, you will need to take that course.
This course takes approximately one hour to complete and, upon successful completion, provides a printable food handler certificate. This certificate is good for up to five years.