Food Safety Manager Certification

Food Safety Manager Certification

Woman serving food in a restaurantRecent changes in the food code has made it a requirement for establishments that serve or prepare food to have a "certified food production manager" on staff. In addition to the food manager, they must also have a designated "person in charge" present at all times during operations. This "person in charge" needs to be trained to the same standards found in the food production managers course. The Food Safety Management Certification is mandatory for all restaurants and food preparation services as of April 01, 2019.

We offer the accredited and approved ServSafe® "Food Managers" course and exam. The one-day course teaches the material and provides the exam required that would satisfy designation as either person in charge or food production manager. Class is designed for businesses such as restaurants, bars, food trucks, hotels, cafeterias, and all other permitted food establishments. 

Registration includes access to a study guide and a practice test. On the day of the class student are provided books for use during the course and a certification exam at the end of class.  Study and test materials are available in both English and Spanish.


Upcoming Dates:  Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Time: 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Location: Room 220

Instructor: Michael O’Berry of 5 Talents Training

Fee: $125

Registration Information:

A minimum number of students is required for a class to be held, so early registration is encouraged.  CCC retains the right to cancel classes due to lack of enrollment. Some classes have limited enrollment and fill quickly. Registrations are processed in the order they are received.

1.  Download Registration Form (PDF)

Get started by filling out the Non-Credit Registration Form. Print the form, complete all sections, and fax, mail, or bring it in.  Be sure to include your payment information. (Non-credit Registration Forms cannot be submitted online at this time.)

2. By Mail

Mail the completed registration form with your check or money order to:  Clovis Community College, 417 Schepps Blvd., Clovis, NM 88101.  Completed forms and payments will be processed as they are received.

3. Walk In

You may pick up a registration form at the CCC Information Desk from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday-Thursday, and from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Friday and complete payment at the Cashier’s windows of the Business Office.

4. By Phone

Call 575-769-4760 during office hours and have the information from the registration form handy.  Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover accepted. 

5. By Fax

Fax your completed registration form with credit card information to Business & Non-Credit Training, 769-4190. 

6. By Email (3rd Party Billing Only)

For third party billing on a class, the necessary document is called a sponsor letter. The sponsor letter should:

  • Be on letterhead
  • Specify who the organization is sending to the class with complete names
  • Specify the name and date of the class (e.g., "Food Safety Manager Certification, 03-01-2017")
  • Name the point of contact and contact information (Name, email address, phone number, physical address)
  • Email information to: Patty Turner (patty.turner@clovis.edu, or call 575.769.4049); or Al Potthoff (allen.potthoff@clovis.edu, or call 575.769.4760)

Fees must be paid at the time of registration.

Refund Policy: Fees are refunded if the class is canceled or a mail-in registration is received after a class is closed.

Contact Info

For registration and course information or to explore possibilities, please contact:

Al Potthoff
Business and Non-Credit Training Manager
Email: allen.potthoff@clovis.edu
Call: 575.769.4760

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