ServSafe Manager and Food Handler Classes Offered by Purdue Extension

ServSafe Manager Certification is an approved training in the state of Indiana to become a certified food protection manager.

ServSafe Food Handler is for anyone else who needs basic food safety and food handling training, including home-based vendors, food service workers, volunteers, or others who work with food who only need the basic training. This course is NOT intended for food service managers.

Contact Us

Department of Food Science

Retail Food Safety Program

https://www.purdue.edu/servsafe/

 


Purdue Extension offers ServSave Manager and ServSafe Food Handler courses in locations across the state. Click below to find a listing of upcoming classes.

ServSafe Class Listings

Following is a class listing for ServSafe Manager courses being held in the southwest part of the state. All classes begin promptly at 8:30 local time and exams begin at approximately 3PM local time unless otherwise noted. More details and registration links can be found at https://www.purdue.edu/servsafe/workshops

When Where Special Notes

October 14, 2022 

Daviess County 4-H Fairgrounds

December 15, 2022 

Vanderburgh Co. Extension Office

April 14, 2023

Daviess County 4-H Fairgrounds
June 2, 2023 VU Agricultural Center, Vincennes
August 1, 2023 Dubois County, TBD

Following is a class listing for ServSafe Food Handler courses being held in the southwest part of the state. All classes begin promptly at 8:30 local time local time unless otherwise noted. More details and registration links can be found at https://www.purdue.edu/servsafe/workshops

When Where Special Notes
November 2, 2022 Vanderburgh Co. Extension Office
November 8, 2022 VU Agricultural Center, Vincennes
March 14, 2023 VU Agricultural Center, Vincennes

For questions about any of the above listed classes, contact your nearest Purdue Extension ServSafe educator listed below. For questions about classes in other parts of the state visit our Meet Our Educators page to find your nearest Purdue Extension ServSafe educator.

Here are the Purdue Extension ServSafe educators in southwest Indiana: 

Daviess County - Jennifer Stefancik, 812-254-8668

Dubois County - Chelsea Brewer, 812-482-1782

Knox County - Tonya Short, 812-882-3509

Vanderburgh County - Meagan Brothers, 812-435-5287

Warrick County - Jo Gilreath, 812-897-6101

For a full listing of scheduled ServSafe class and exam dates visit https://www.purdue.edu/servsafe/workshops 

If you are not finding what you need visit our Meet Our Educators page to find your nearest Purdue Extension ServSafe educator.

Purdue Extension offers two types of ServSafe training courses: ServSafe Manager and ServSafe Food Handler.

Anyone who needs certified as the food protection manager will need the ServSafe Manager course and exam. ServSafe Manager certification fulfills the requirements in the state of Indiana to be a certified food protection manager.

On the other hand, ServSafe Food Handler is a much shorter course that offers a certificate of achievement (opposed to certification) and is and excellent training for anyone who works with food including restaurant staff, volunteers, and home-based vendors. ServSafe Food Handler fulfills requirements in the state of Indiana for food safety training needed by home-based vendors.

Learn more about home-based vendors and this new law here.

Learn more about the difference between ServSafe Manager and ServSafe Food Handler with this comparison guide.

When in doubt, feel free to reach out to your nearest Purdue Extension ServSafe educator.