ServSafe® Education

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ServSafe® Education

Course Code: SEF-SSEDUC

Enhance your food service job skills! In our short-term classes, you will learn about ServSafe®, the most current and comprehensive food training program in the industry, helping five million food service professionals learn how to handle and safely serve food and alcohol. The ServSafe® training and exam meets all regulatory requirements and quality assurance specifications for hotel and restaurant brands.

Our ServSafe® Education program will teach you the principles of safety and sanitation in the food service industry, as well as help your restaurant or food service establishment avoid a two-point deduction on the health inspection grade, as North Carolina regulations require all such establishments have managers on duty who are ServSafe® certified. Registration/payment closes three days before start of class.

You will learn about critical food industry components such as personal hygiene, cross contamination, time and temperature, receiving and storage, food safety management systems, training hourly employees, and more. This 18-hour course will provide you with 16-hour activity- and video-based instruction, followed by a two-hour online proctored examination.

Available Classes

Course Register Dates Price
This 18-hour course of instruction will assist those that are not self-learners. You get a 16-hour activity and video-based instruction, followed by an online-proctored examination. Must come to class with book and online exam answer key (see links above). Registration/Payment closes 3 days before start of class.
Meeting time and location:

02/21/22 - 03/02/22
Mon, Tue, Wed 5:30p - 8:30p
BSH, Room 00104
Main Campus
800 College Ct, New Bern NC 28562

This 18-hour course of instruction will assist those that are not self-learners. You get a 16-hour activity and video-based instruction, followed by an online-proctored examination. Must come to class with book and online exam answer key (see links above). Registration/Payment closes 3 days before start of class.
Meeting time and location:

10/17/22 - 10/20/22
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur 9a - 1:30p
BSH, Room 00104
Main Campus
800 College Ct, New Bern NC 28562

This 18-hour course of instruction will assist those that are not self-learners. You get a 16-hour activity and video-based instruction, followed by an online-proctored examination. Must come to class with book and online exam answer key (see links above). Registration/Payment closes 3 days before start of class.
Meeting time and location:

07/11/22 - 07/14/22
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur 9a - 1:30p
BSH, Room 00104
Main Campus
800 College Ct, New Bern NC 28562

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You must bring the following to class:

  • ServSafe Manager, 7th edition, with Online Exam Voucher – Product SKU: ESV7. You can purchase the textbook here or check our campus bookstore for availability.
  • Photo ID – exam will not be administered without a valid ID

Please allow enough time for book delivery. If you do not have the online access code, you will not be allowed to take the exam at the end of the course.

Each student must have their own unique online exam voucher. If you already have the book, you can purchase the voucher separately from the textbook.

Online exams are available in English, Spanish, or Chinese. Paper exams are available in English, Spanish, Korean, French Canadian, Japanese, and Chinese. Ten-day notice is required for all paper exam requests or any special accommodations. If you do need to take a paper exam, you must purchase a paper exam answer sheet.

  1. Read the entire textbook before class and bring the access code voucher—you will not be able to take the test if you do not bring the voucher
  2. Set up a ServSafe user profile and bring your username and password to class
    • Create a new user profile at ServSafe
    • Follow the screen prompts and click “Register”
    • Write down your username and password and bring a valid ID in order to take an ANSI/CFP exam. Exam will not be administered without a valid ID

Contact Information

Volt Center
205 First Street
New Bern, NC 28562
252-633-0857

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