Food Protection Manager
The My Food Service License Certified Food Protection Manager (CFPM) Certification Program has been accredited by the ANSI National Accreditation Board in accordance with the Standard for Accreditation of Food Protection Manager Certification Programs (2021).
Anytime food is produced or served, it is recommended that at least one person should be working with a Certified Food Protection Manager (CFPM) license .
The My Food Service License Certified Food Protection Manager course teaches students how to implement essential food safety practices to create a food safety culture. All content and materials are based on actual job tasks identified by food service subject matter experts.
Our self-paced course gives students 24/7 access using a computer, smartphone, or tablet. Students can also review any section that they choose to reinforce the training. Our certification program is 100% online and self-paced. Examinees can also take their ANAB-CFP Certification Exam on demand without the need to schedule a date and time.
We aim to make the process as convenient as possible for all interested in achieving their certification.
Food Handler Training
My Food Service License provides online food handler training. Food handler training is optional in most areas of Maryland and this course provides excellent food worker training to teach the important principles of food safety to food handlers.
Your local regulatory agency may have additional requirements. Please contact your local regulatory agency for more information.
This training is a general food handler course. If your local health department requires a food handler card, you will need to take that course. Before purchasing this course, click here to see if another course is offered for your jurisdiction.
This course takes approximately one hour to complete and, upon successful completion, provides a printable food handler certificate. This certificate is good for up to five years.
State Requirements: Certification is voluntary with exceptions.
Food Protection Manager: Recommended but not required.
Food Handlers: Not required.
Exceptions: Baltimore, Montgomery, & Prince George's Counties require Food Manager certification. Each facility must have one certified employee on staff.
Manager Training Hours: No regulations on training or specific training but recommended.
Food Handler Course: Recommended but not required.
Food Manager Certification and Food Handler Certificate Renewal: Food Manager every 5 years; Food Handler every 5 years.
Please check with your local jurisdiction or regulatory body for the most current information.