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Food Protection Manager

Accredited Certification by Prometric


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

Currently, there are four nationally accredited exams which are accepted by health departments as meeting these certification requirements:

Prometric, NRFSP, 360 Training and Servsafe

The Always Food Safe Company has partnered with Prometric to offer their ANSI Accredited, Food Protection Manager examination and certification.

We partnered with Prometric so you can take the proctored exam at any of their 1,100 testing centers located throughout the US. When you purchase the exam option, you will be directed to their website to allow you to immediately book a location that is convenient to you.

Prometric Food Protection Manager ANSI Certification is accredited and accepted nationwide

  • It is nationally approved and accepted by your Health Department
  • Has over 1,100 testing locations
  • You will immediately get test results and if successful, your printed certificate within 15 days of passing


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, call to schedule the examination at a testing center which is most convenient to you

        Step 3

Choose the date and time that fits in with your needs

        Step 4

Take and pass the exam

        Step 5

Receive your official certificate in the mail within 15 days





Who Needs Food Protection Manager Training?

It is a legal requirement across the USA to have at least one staff member Food Manager trained* and on duty at any time in your business. This training gives Managers the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to oversee the safe storage, preparation, and service of food in the workplace.

*Variations by State/County do exist

Fully Accredited Training

Always Food Safe’s Protection Manager Training is set against the FDA Food Code 2017, so all learnings are up to date with the most recent regulations*

*Does not address specific state or local county regulations

Why Always Food Safe?

Always Food Safe is an ANSI accredited, specialist web-based e-learning provider for the food service sectors.

We pioneered the use of fully video-based online training systems, to provide the learner with a far more interactive and enjoyable learning experience. Uniquely, our courses are filmed in catering kitchens and provide curriculum-based learning linked to “real life” situations.

This means that our course is 100% online and can be completed around your lifestyle.