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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.


Sept. 16, 2020, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.
Oct. 21
, 2020, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.


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

Register early

Complete the Certified Food Manager Course Application. Print and sign. Submit your application and payment before the class date to save your spot. 

Submit application and payment:

  • By mail to 3629 S. D St., Tacoma, WA 98418. Enclose check or money order.
  • In person at 3629 S. D St. in Tacoma. Pay with cash, check, money order, Visa or MasterCard.


$130 (no refunds)


Pick up study materials 2 weeks before class.


Contact Amanda Peters at or (253) 798-7677.

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