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ANSI Approved - Food Service Sanitation Program

The Illinois Department of Public Health requires that all food service establishments that prepare and serve food will be required to have a certified food protection manager on the premises at all times food is being handled. 

The Illinois Food Retailers Association is offering the new ANSI Approved 8-Hour Certified Food Protection Manager Certification Courses throughout the state.  

Cost includes instruction materials, and exam.The certification exam is administered the same day, immediately following the instruction training.
 
In order that we may have adequate course materials available for each class, you must pre-register.


Registration Process for Sanitation Course

Pre-registration is required. Please click on the link below to print out the registration form.  Fax or send completed form to the Illinois Food Retailers Association.  You can also scan and email the registration form to ddurkin@ilfood.org  All courses listed are currently available.

Online Courses

We also offer the New 8 hour online training via your computer.  Once you have completed online course, you may then come into one of our eligible locations to take your exam.

If you are having any problems viewing the schedules or the registration forms below, click on this PDF Adobe icon to download the latest version of the Free Adobe Reader Software.



Sanitation Training Information:


Please click on the links below to print out the schedule of classes and the registration form.  


Suburban Area:
Schedule & Registration Form

Schedule for the Suburban Area Classes



Chicago:
Schedule & Registration Form

Schedule for the Chicago Classes


Online Training:

After you have completed your online training, you are required to take the  Certified Food Protection Manager Certification CFPM test at one of our available class locations which are listed on our Online Test Schedule.

 
Online Test Schedule - Suburban Locations

Online Training - Registration Form - Suburban Location


Downstate Illinois:
Schedule

COST:  $145.00 per person


Certified Food Protection Manager Certification - Downstate Class Training Schedule 

Downstate Illinois:
Registration Forms

Downstate In-class training - Registration Form


ONLINE Training - Downstate Registration Form


ONLINE Training - Downstate Test Schedule


Once you have completed the online training course, you will then then attend one of our available class locations to take the exam.


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Illinois Food Handler Training Program - Online

Employees that work with unpackaged food, food equipment or utensils, or food contact surfaces should have training completed by July 1, 2016.

Below is the link to the food handler training and assessment program. This effective low cost online program meets all the requirements of the new state certification program.


CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR FOOD HANDLER TRAINING - Online

FAQ's On the Food Handler Training Program


Online Food Handler Training Cost:
$9.95 per person



Illinois Food Handler Training Program - Offline

With this offline Training Program, we send you a Study Guide and quiz worksheet for each employee instead of using a computer. Below is the link to the food handler training and assessment program. This effective low cost offline program meets all the requirements of the new state certification program.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR FOOD HANDLER TRAINING - Offline

FAQ's On the Food Handler Training Program


Offline Study Guide Food Handler Training Cost:
$12.00 per person

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If you have a current State of Illinois certificate and would like to obtain a City of Chicago certificate, please click on the link below.

CHICAGO FOOD SERVICE SANITATION MANAGER CERTIFICATION PROGRAM REQUEST FORM


ILLINOIS FOOD RETAILERS ASSOCIATION
1919 S. Highland Ave, Lombard, IL 60148
630.627.8100 Fax: 630.627.8106 Toll-free: 800.624.6712