2020 Food Safety Manager Certification Courses – NC Safe Plates

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Food Safety Manager Certification Course

What is the Safe Plates course?

NC Safe Plates is a food safety certification course developed by North Carolina State University and offered by the Cooperative Extension Service at their County Centers and other locations.

How can Safe Plates help my business?

Safe Plates prepares food managers to take the Food Protection Manager Certification exam which is approved by ANSI (American National Standards Institution). Passing this exam satisfies the North Carolina requirement for a Certified Food Protection Manager and it is valid for 5 years anywhere in the United States.

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Managers trained in NC Safe Plates create a work environment that minimizes food safety risks in their restaurants, cafeterias, and grocery stores through best practices, open communication, and thoughtful practice.

2020 Course Calendar

DATE TIME LOCATION COST REGISTRATION
DETAILS
COURSE:
February 3 & 4
(1-hr lunch on your own)
EXAM:
February 10*

9 a.m.–5 p.m.


9 a.m.–noon

Orange County Ag Center
Extension Food Lab
306 Revere Rd.
Hillsborough, NC 27278
$125
(includes course book, slides, 3 practice tests, and exam)
Registration
opens Jan. 5 

Registration 
closes Jan. 24**

COURSE:
May 4 & 5
(1-hr lunch on your own)
EXAM:
May 11*

9 a.m.–5 p.m.


9 a.m.–noon

Orange County Ag Center
Extension Food Lab
306 Revere Rd.
Hillsborough, NC 27278
$125
(includes course book, slides, 3 practice tests, and exam)
Registration
opens April 3 

Registration 
closes April 24**

COURSE:
Aug. 17 & 18
(1-hr lunch on your own)
EXAM:
August 24*

9 a.m.–5 p.m.


9 a.m.–noon

Orange County Ag Center
Extension Food Lab
306 Revere Rd.
Hillsborough, NC 27278
$125
(includes course book, slides, 3 practice tests, and exam)
Registration
opens July 17 

Registration 
closes Aug. 7**

*Exam-only options are available on the dates above. Space is limited and priority is given to those taking the course. Cost exam only: $45.

**Payment must be received by 5 p.m. the date registration closes in order to participate in the class and/or take the exam. Make Checks/Money Orders payable to N.C. Cooperative Extension of Orange County.

More details in the links below to register online and send payment by due date or to printing your registration (mail or bring with your payment).

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Electronic Registration

Paper Registration

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Not able to participate in these dates?

Check upcoming dates on this link: NC Safe Plates Calendar

For More Information Contact:

Ivelisse Colón, FCS Agent, N.C. Cooperative Extension, Orange County Center

Phone: 919-245-2055 – Email icolond@ncsu.edu