FSSMC Course Information

You will see and hear live action videos, be engaged with real graphics, illustrations and animation, and learn through fun, interactive games that continually reinforce your understanding of food safety. Course is available in English and Spanish.

Course Fee: $85.00

Topics Covered:

  • Lesson 1: The Need for Food Safe Training and Certification
  • Lesson 2: Causes of Foodborne Illness
  • Lesson 3: Biological Contamination
  • Lesson 4: Foodborne Illness
  • Lesson 5: Chemical and Physical Contamination
  • Lesson 6: Employee Health and Hygiene
  • Lesson 7: Purchasing and Receiving
  • Lesson 8: Storing Foods
  • Lesson 9: Preparing, Cooking, and Serving Food
  • Lesson 10: Equipment and Utensils
  • Lesson 11: Cleaning and Sanitizing
  • Lesson 12: Pest Control
  • Lesson 13: Facilities
  • Lesson 14: Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP) and facilities self-inspection
  • Lesson 15: Sample Examination

All the knowledge needed to pass any of the IDPH certification exams is provided.

What’s Next?

  1. Register for the course online.
  2. Within 24 hours the instructor will send an email that requires a reply to confirm email connection has been made.
  3. Within 24-48 hours of your reply the instructor will email access to Certification Course.
  4. After completing the program, return required paperwork noted in access email.
  5. Instructor will email permission to take IDPH-approved Certification Exam.
  6. Schedule and take IDPH-approved Certification Exam.

System Requirements
Operating systems and devices

  • Windows versions 7, 8, XP, 2000 or Vista
  • Android versions 4.1 or older
  • Nook Color or HD
  • Kindle
  • iOS (iPad/iPhone) or Mac OSX 10.5 or higher
  • Internet Explorer 6.0, Firefox 2, Safari, Chrome
  • 512 MB Memory
  • Flash Player version 9 (Flash will update itself if necessary)
  • Multimedia support (speakers or headphones)
  • DSL, Cable, Wireless, or any other Broadband connection (2Mbps or higher)
  • iPad/iPhone devices require using a Flash supported browser, such as Puffin Web Browser