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Virtual Safe Plates for Food Managers

Safe 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 program and online instructors plus cost of exam
  • Training Only – $90
    • Price includes 365-day access to program and online instructors

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.

Any other questions about the program should be directed to

Written By

Mary Yavelak, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionMary YavelakExtension Associate Call Mary Email Mary Agricultural & Human Sciences
NC State Extension, NC State University
Page Last Updated: 3 weeks ago
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