Certified Food Protection Manager

Alaska regulations require food establishments to have at least one Certified Food Protection Manager (CFPM) on staff. If you work in the Municipality of Anchorage, please contact them to verify their requirements.

If you can't find the information you are looking for, please contact an Environmental Health Officer in your area.

Upcoming Classes

CHARR in-person courses offered throughout the state. For more information visit their website: Alaska CHARR

JTAK Food Safety in-person courses. Dates: Offering mulitple courses in Soldotna. Details

UAF Cooperative Extension Service video conference training. Details

SSEATEC - CFPM class in Ketchican. Details

There are trainers and proctors located throughout the state. For a listing click here: CFPM Training, Testing, and Proctoring by Region.

CFPM Information

What is a CFPM? A CFPM is a person who has passed one of the following national exams: ServSafe (National Restaurant Association), Prometric, National Registry of Food Safety Professionals, or 360Training.com.

How much does it cost to get a CFPM certification? Costs for testing and training range from $75 - $299

How long are certifications valid? Five years.

How long is a CFPM Class? Training programs (in person and online) average 4-12 hours in length. Testing usually lasts no longer than two hours.

How do I add my name as a CFPM trainer/ proctor and/or list an upcoming class? Email a flyer and business name to Randy Pfeuffer.