Food Protection Manager - Washington- All counties (Training & Exam Bundle)

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.



What's Included in this Package?
  • 100% Online, Video Training - Complete Around Your Lifestyle (Available in English & Spanish)

    Training takes between 4 and 8 hours, depending on your experience, and it can be completed at any time on any device.

    You will receive a certificate of completion once you complete the training.

  • 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.
  • Please call 844.312.2011 or email for more information on our Food Manager Certification.
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.

You can schedule the exam for any time or any date, so it can be completed around your lifestyle

In order to take the online proctored exam you will need a computer with a camera and internet connection.

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

If you want to certify several staff members then our internal proctoring may be the best option for you.

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!

Please call 844.312.2011 or email for more information on our proctoring options.
State Requirements

Washington requires any business to have at least one certified Food Manager on the premise during hours of operation.

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 Arizona.

  • 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 in your local testing center.

Additional Information:

Step 1 - Choose the certification package that suits you and set up your account

Step 2 - Complete our online, video training. This takes between 4 and 8 hours

Step 3 - Book your exam at a time and date that suits you (Remote, classroom, and internal proctoring all available)

Step 4 -  Take and pass your exam to receive your certification

Our ANSI Accredited, Food Protection Manager Certification will be used by your organization if you choose our Internal Proctoring option.

It is a mandatory requirement across the USA for Food Protection Manager (hyperlink) Exams to be proctored.

Always Food Safe now has the ability for YOU and your business to proctor exams at your locations – no more sending staff away to classrooms or exam centers.

You provide the test environment, and we provide the tools you need to conduct an exam session that complies with ANSI Regulations.


What is a Proctor?

A proctor is someone who administers an Always Food Safe Food Protection Manager Exam.

This is a vital role within your organization.

What duties will you be performing?

  • Arrange & schedule upcoming manager exams
  • Administer the exams by following the exam process set out by Always Food Safe’s proctor guide
  • Provide certificates to staff upon successful completion of exams

Steps to become a Proctor


  1. Apply – Submit your details to Always Food Safe to express an interest in becoming a proctor
  2. Study – Complete the online training course & then the Proctor exam
  3. Submit Final Application – After completion of the exam submit all your paperwork, once approved you can start proctoring exams

Get in touch today

Email today to begin the process!

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.

Certificate validity
5 years (5 años)
Passing score
All counties (Todos los condados)
Mandatory in this region
Demonstration of Knowledge

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.

Washington is the only state to be named after a president and they have an official state fossil, the Columbian Mammoth! 10% of the jobs in Washington come from the food industry, that’s over 300,000 jobs!

Washington requires all of its food establishments to demonstrate their knowledge of food safety regulations. One way to demonstrate that is to take a food safety training course or pass an exam.

  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.
  5. Video Training – We are the only company in the industry to offer video-based learning
The purpose of this ANSI Accredited Food Protection Manager Training is to provide managers the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to oversee safe storage, preparation and service food.

All learning is mapped against the 2017 FDA Food Code.

Video Learning is broken up into 23 chapters that last no longer than 20 minutes each. With it being 100% online, you can complete the training around your lifestyle.

Below is a breakdown of the chapter content:
  • Chapter 1: Introduction
  • Chapter 2: The “Journey of Food” – Contamination
  • Chapter 3: The “Journey of Food” – Importance of the Food Handler
  • Chapter 4: The “Journey of Food” – Time & Temperature Control
  • Chapter 5: The “Journey of Food” – Purchasing to Store Room
  • Chapter 6: The “Journey of Food” – Preparation
  • Chapter 7: The “Journey of Food” – Service
  • Chapter 8: The “Journey of Food” – Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Chapter 9: The “Journey of Food” – Food Safety Management
  • Chapter 10: The “Journey of Food” – Facilities and Pest Management
Certificate validity
5 years (5 años)
Passing score
All counties (Todos los condados)
Mandatory in this region
Demonstration of Knowledge