To receive a certification, you must first complete the free online course on food protection. The online course is offered in English, Spanish and Chinese. The course is self-taught and consists of 15 lessons. You must complete each lesson and pass a test before moving on to the next lesson.
The study guide and exam are offered in English and 36 other languages. The only way to maintain certification is to retake the exam. Choose one of the options above to recertify. In some areas, hours of continuous training are required.
Check with your local health department for training requirements.