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 service manager on the premises at all times food is being handled.
The Illinois Food Retailers Association is offering the new 8-Hour Food Service Sanitation Certificate Course 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 email@example.com All courses listed are currently available.
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.
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Sanitation Training Information:
In-Class Suburban Classes
$195 per person
Online Training Classes:
$225 per person
Chicago - Hyde Park Location Training:
$225 per person - ServSafe®
After you have completed your online training, you are required to take the Food Service Sanitation Manager Certification FSSMC test at one of our available class locations which are listed on our Online Test Schedule. When registering, please indicate if you will be taking the test at our Chicago location or a Suburban location.
Online Test Schedule - Suburban Locations
Online Test Schedule - Chicago Location
Online Spanish Training
Online training will be in Spanish - Your choice of taking exam in English or Spanish exam.
$225 per person for online Spanish training.
Once you have completed the online training course, you may then take the exam at our Hyde Park/Chicago location.
Online Training Spanish - Registration Form
Online Spanish Test Schedule
Downstate Illinois Class Locations
COST: $145.00 per person
Illinois Food Handler Training Program