Certification Course Providers

Most types of Illinois retail food establishments are required to have at least one certified manager.

Effective July 1, 2014, FOOD HANDLERS also are required to obtain food handler training and certification. Training must be completed by December 31, 2014.

These links explain the differences between:

  • Food Handler Training
    • For all food handlers, except certified managers;
    • See the website for each training provider.
  •  Food Service Sanitation Manager Certification (FSSMC) Training