Food Protection Manager - Illinois - All counties (Exam only)

You must first choose a proctoring option:

For the Food Protection Manager exam, it is mandatory that the exam is supervised by a proctor. A proctor is an approved, neutral person who ensures the integrity of the environment, security of the exam, and to confirm the identity of the person taking the exam.

$28.00

 

Also known as the Food Service Sanitation Manager (FSSMC) license.

What's Included in this Package?

  • 1 Practice Exam (Available in English & Spanish)

    Before the final exam you will have access to a practice exam. This will allow you to test your knowledge.

    The exam will highlight areas of improvement, so you can go back to the training if needed and look over the content again.

  • 2 exam attempts available (Available in English & Spanish) - We are the ONLY Company to Offer this!

    80 Question ANSI Accredited Exam that can be taken in your home, or office.

    You will instantly receive your score, and whether you passed or failed. Retakes can be scheduled instantly if you were to fail at your first attempt.

    If you fail your first exam attempt you will get a second attempt free of charge.
  • ANSI Accredited Certificate - Valid for 5 Years

    Once you pass your exam you will receive a Food Manager Certificate which will prove to your manager or local health inspector that you have the mandatory certification required.

    This Manager Certification is Nationally Accredited at the Same Level as ServSafe.
  • If you have additional questions about our certification, please call 844.312.2011 extension 1. Or, if you are on a cell phone, click here and then select extension 1.
Exam Options
What is a proctor?

For the Food Protection Manager exam, it is a legal requirement that somebody watches you take the exam, these people are called proctors. A proctor is an approved, neutral person who ensures the integrity of the environment, security of the exam, and to confirm the identity of the person taking the exam.

Below are the proctoring options available to you:

1. Remote Proctoring - Train & Test at Home - A $48 fee (this covers both exam attempts)

We are offering you the opportunity to take your exam remotely, meaning you can complete your training and exam at home.

2. Internal Proctoring (Save on proctoring fees) - Only available to organizations certifying 5 or more people a year

We can offer your company the ability to proctor exams for you and your staff members for no cost. You would simply take the training online, and then the proctor could sit down with you and proctor the exam. Becoming a proctor can take less than 15 minutes!

If you have additional questions about our proctoring options , please call 844.312.2011 extension 1. Or, if you are on a cell phone, click here and then select extension 1.
Our Certification is Accepted Across Illinois

As of January 1st, 2018, all food managers must complete a minimum of 8 hours of department approved training. This means that managers must complete an American National Standards Institute (ANSI) approved training program and receive a certificate to be considered as meeting the new industry standards.

The new law also states that all food service establishments must have at least one certified food service sanitation manager on duty at all operational times.

If you have any queries, please call: 844.312.2011 and we will answer all your questions.

The Benefits of Always Food Safe
  • Your Health Inspector will Accept this Certification

    State Accepted, ANSI Accredited Online Food Protection Manager Certification that is accepted throughout your state and US wide.

  • Video Learning

    We are the only company around to offer video learning, our course is far more engaging and entertaining than anything else out there.

  • 100% Online Training

    This training is 100% online and once completed you can arrange your exam with one of the 3 proctoring options above.

  • 95% Pass Rate

Additional Information:

  1. ANSI Approved Certification (The same as ServSafe)
  2. 2 Exam Attempts & only a 70% passing score required 
  3. Available in English & Spanish – Both the training and exam are available in English & Spanish.
  4. Complimentary Management System – All student results and certificates will automatically be stored in your complimentary management account. https://alwaysfoodsafe.com/complimentary-management-account-faqs
  5. Video Training – We are the only company in the industry to offer video-based learning
State
Illinois
Certificate validity
5 years (5 años)
Passing score
70%
County
All counties (Todos los condados)
Mandatory in this region
Yes

To use online proctoring, you must:

  • Have a webcam and microphone attached to your computer (all laptops have these installed as standard)
  • Have a private room to take the exam in. This could be a room in your house, office, or public space. It just means you need an area to take the exam where people will not be walking in and out.
  • Have a current, government-issued ID

Which devices are not accepted?

  • Cell Phone
  • Tablet
  • Chromebook

You can complete the training on the above devices, but you will need a laptop to take the final exam.

We often get asked to explain what certification means and more importantly, will my Health Inspector accept my certificate.

The Always Food Safe Company Manager Exam gained ANSI Accreditation in April 2020 and will be accepted by Health Inspectors across the USA.

We partnered with ProctorU so you can take the proctored exam online and from the comfort of your home.

When you purchase the exam option, you will be directed to their website to allow you to immediately book a time and date that is convenient to you.

Always Food Safe’s Food Protection Manager ANSI Certification is accredited and accepted nationwide

  • It is nationally approved and accepted by your Health Department
  • Allows you to take your exam 7 days a week at a time that suits you
  • You will immediately get test results and if successful, your digital certificate will be available instantly 

Certification Process

Step 1

If you are new to a manager position, or just looking to re-fresh your knowledge prior to the exam, purchase and complete the online training course

Step 2

When ready, schedule the examination on ProctorU’s website at a time and date that suits you.

Step 3

Take and pass the exam

Step 4

You will receive an instant digital certificate.

State
Illinois
Certificate validity
5 years (5 años)
Passing score
70%
County
All counties (Todos los condados)
Mandatory in this region
Yes