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Certified Food Manager Course

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Advanced food safety class for food business managers.

You will learn about food sanitation and the state food code. Complete the course and pass the test to earn a 5-year:

  • Food Safety Manager Certificate from National Registry of Food Safety Professionals.
  • Washington State Food Worker Card.

Course Topics

  • Who is the Person in Charge (PIC)?
  • Demonstration of knowledge by the PIC.
  • Microbiology basics.
  • How to prevent foodborne illness.
  • Hygiene and sanitation.
  • Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP).
  • Time and temperature.
  • How to conduct the Self-Inspection Program (SIP).
  • Benefits to food establishments.
  • Increase profits through better sanitation.
  • Motivate workers through SIP.
  • Know more about regulations.

To get certified you must:

  • Stay for a whole class.  
  • Pass the test.


Oct. 23, 2019, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.


Health Department
3629 S. D St.
Tacoma, WA 98418

Register early

Apply and pay before the class date to save your spot. 


$192 (no refunds)


Pick up study materials 2 weeks before class.


Contact Amanda Peters at or (253) 798-7677, or Carolyn Bassett at or (253) 798-4526.

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