Course Description

This self-paced online course focuses on the knowledge needed to pass any ANSI-accredited food manager approved exam. Course material covers topics related to retail food operations management, including:

  • Open, reach-in and walk-in coolers
  • Bakery and meat processing tools and operations
  • Fish and meat counters/deli operations
  • Check-out areas
  • Cool and room-temperature holding of fruits and vegetables
  • Produce misters
  • Product labeling
  • Ready-to-eat meals and other retail-oriented tasks

Course Outline

Lesson 1: The Need for Food Safety Training

Lesson 2: Foodborne Illness: An Overview

Lesson 3: Biological, Chemical and Physical Contamination

Lesson 4: Common Foodborne Illnesses and Intoxications

Lesson 5: Hygiene, Health and Food Safety

Lesson 6: Purchasing and Receiving Foods

Lesson 7: Storing Food and Supplies

Lesson 8: Preparing and Cooking Food

Lesson 9: Serving Safe Food

Lesson 10: Equipment and Utensils

Lesson 11: Cleaning and Sanitizing

Lesson 12: Pest Control

Lesson 13: Facilities

Lesson 14: Management Control and HACCP Systems

Lesson 15: Practice Examination


Participants have 60 days to complete this self-paced online course.
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Section Title
Ohio Retail Manager Certification in Food Protection Training Level II (Online)
Jul 01, 2023 to Jun 30, 2025
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Course Fee(s)
Course Fee non-credit $140.00