LANCASTER PA – A ServSafe food safety certification class presented by Penn State Extension will be offered in Spanish during November in Collegeville, its office announced. Course registrations are due by Nov. 13 (Monday).
The class is scheduled for Nov. 27 (Monday) from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and again on Dec. 4 (Monday) from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Penn State Extension in Montgomery County, 1015 Bridge Rd., Collegeville PA. An accompanying certification exam will be on Dec. 4 from 1-3 p.m.
A $165 fee will be charged to cover the cost of the most recent edition of the ServSafe Manager book, exam, answer sheet, and learning materials. Register online, or by calling 877-345-0691. For more information about the courses, send an e-mail to educator Diana Angel at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The in-person training will help participants learn how to prevent contamination of food by properly receiving, storing, preparing, cooking, cooling, and serving food, as well as proper methods of sanitizing food service facilities. It is taught by certified ServSafe instructors who hold advanced degrees, and have received extensive training in food safety.
After completing the course and passing the multiple-choice exam with a score of 70 percent or higher, participants will receive a ServSafe Food Protection Manager certificate. Certification is valid for 5 years.
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