Manager Food Safety Training for TEXAS

TEXAS Food Managers - Frequently Asked Questions


Who needs a Food Manager Certification in TEXAS?

The State of Texas requires all food establishments to have at least one Certified Food Manager on staff. This certification is valid for five (5) years from the date of issuance.

How do I get my Food Manager Certification?

You can obtain a TEXAS Food Manager Certification by choosing one of the options below:
Option 1: Purchase the test only for $55. This includes unlimited practice tests and also includes your proctored exam and test fees. To get started, click here!

Option 2: Purchase the certification package for $80. This includes an online study course, unlimited practice tests, and also includes your exam and fees. To get started, click here!

Can the Food Manager exam be taken online?

Yes! To earn a TEXAS Food Manager Certification, you must take an online exam, after completeing an online course.

How long is the online exam?

The test is 80 questions, and requires a 71% in order to pass. The test taker has 2 test attempts to meet this requirement

How do I study for the final exam?

To study for the exam, we recommend purchasing the $80 Certification Package. This includes the Online Food Manager Training Course and Unlimited Practice Exams.
The course takes approximately 8 Hours to complete. You can start and stop as needed.

Topics divided into 4 Learning Modules:
- Unit 1: Foodborne Illnesses and their Sources
- Unit 2: Safe Handling and the Flow of Food
- Unit 3: Equipment, Cleaning, and Pest Management
- Unit 4: Management Responsibilities

After you have completed this training course, you have the option of taking the Practice Test to prepare for your exam. You can take the Practice Test as many times as desired. We also offer a Food Manager Manual and Review Study Guide for purchase.

Who do I contact if I have additional questions?

If you have any other questions:

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  • Call us Monday – Friday 8am PST to 6pm PST at 503-726-1076

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