Safe Plates Food Protection Manager Certification Course

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Safe Plates logo imageSafe Plates for Food Managers is an evidence-based, interactive food safety training course developed by NC State University. This course prepares participants for a CFP-ANSI accredited Certified Food Protection Manager exam from Prometric.

The virtual format allows participants to go through content at their own pace with instructors available for questions and exam review in real time. Registration can be completed at, and immediate access to the course is granted upon registration. 
Price of course is dependent upon if you want to purchase the training and exam together as well as where you are located. Please see the options below:
  • Training + In-Person Exam – $125  Price includes 365-day access to the program and online instructors plus the cost of the exam.
  • Training Only – $90 Price includes 365-day access to the program and online instructors. Note:  this option does not include the exam or the certification certificate.

To view our help videos on registration, accessing the course, and more, please visit You can also view a list of FAQs about the program.

Once you register, using the above link, you will receive 2 emails. One email immediately from REPORTER and one form
EB Odom, Family and Consumer Sciences Agent in Northampton County, will be holding virtual office hours weekly, every Monday from 1–2 p.m. She will also hold a virtual review course monthly. Once you are registered, she will be sending a follow-up email as well, with links to the weekly office hours and review sessions.