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The University of Florida’s Food Safety and Quality Program is dedicated to providing training which enables food man- agers and staff to offer Florida consumers food that is prepared in a clean and safe environment.


This training is offered through IFAS Cooperative Extension County Offices throughout the State of Florida.  We conduct a comprehensive training that provides the most up-to-date information and current regulations. University of Florida County Faculty teach the program and can create a personalized training for your establishment.


Upon successful completion of the training, participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance from the University of Florida Food Safety and Quality Program.


Once you pass the ServSafe®  Manager’s Exam, you will receive a National Certification valid for five years. Certification is required in Florida for food managers of all establishments licensed by the Department of Business and Professional Regulation, the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services and selected licensees of the  Department of Health.

Pricing & Registration

As a non-profit educational program we are still committed to bringing you the best price possible. Below is a summary of our prices:


Training and Exam: $110.00
Training and Exam w/ textbook: $165.00
Retest: $75.00 (Must have taken exam with UF previously)


You must register at least 3 business days before the training date (Business days are Monday through Friday, not counting holidays)

Any textbooks requested 5 days or less from date of class, will most likely require premium shipping, extra costs will apply

We highly recommend studying the textbook (ServSafe® Manager 6th Edition) prior to attending class

Once your registration and payment are received online or by fax or mail, you will be sent instructions, a map, a receipt (plus the textbook if you order it)

Locations do not accept registration or textbook payments. Please call (888) 232-8723 for registration information, or visit our website:

Accepted forms of payment include VISA, MasterCard, American Express, money order, or check (personal or business)

There is NO walk-in registration option

All Fees are non-refundable

Training classes are one day, starting at 8:30 a.m. and ending around 5:00 p.m. The test is administered during the latter half of the day

Overnight shipping costs are not included in the prices listed. Please call 1- 888-232-8723 if you require this option

The exam is ninety questions in multiple-choice format. It is taken the same day as the class (plan about 8 hours total for training and exam). **The maximum allowed time to take the test is 2 (two) hours**

The score needed to pass the exam is 75%

Certificates are mailed approximately two weeks from the exam date

There is NO “test-only” option.


Register by completing the registration form and mailing with payment to:            

University of Florida

Food Safety and Quality Program

PO Box 110287

Gainesville, Florida 32611-0287


OR Pay with credit card ONLINE: