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ASFTP Illinois Online Program provides food protection / management training and facilitates access to the official certification exam.


The course through video, animations and audio- communicates years of expert food science and sanitation research and professional  food industry experience; along with the latest FDA Food Code updates. 


Course objective is to  educate, and instill an environmental health, food science and sanitation culture so that the manager can implement what is learned, and communicate it easily and efficiently to the rest of the team.

Fun and simple interactive puzzles at the end of each lesson, help and assist in information  absorption and retention.

  ASFTP Illinois Online Program is tailored to run smoothly on all smart phones, tablets and computers. You can start and stop anywhere. Log back in, and continue where you left off. Replay, repeat any lesson,  throughout the course. It is self paced, and you choose how quickly you geth through your lessons. You, control your time. 

In short ASFTP Illinois Online Program provides all knowledge necessary to pass any of the ANSI accredited Food Protection Manager Approved Exams. Simple instructions are provided under our section: "Online Testing", on our site navigation menu, so you can complete your certification easily.


You will need 75% to pass. Upon passing  the exam successfully, you will receive your 5yr Food Protection Manager Certification License. For more details, please see our "FAQ" section in our site navigation menu. 

A few of the lessons covered


-The Vital Importance of Safe Food Handling Awareness
-Foodborne Illness: A Better Understanding
-Biological, Chemical and Physical Hazards
-Common Foodborne Illnesses and Intoxications & Toxins

-Flow Of Food


-A.L.E.R.T. systems

-Cleaning and Sanitizing 
-Pest Control 
-HACCP systems


Practice Examination, Educational Material and much much more.



ASFTP Illinois Online Program Price Includes: Course and easy to follow instructions via our site, on how to take your compliance certification examination online, anywhere you may be, in the continental United States.

​Course and Exam

Language Options

English and Spanish


Why wait, Enroll Today!

State Requirements: Certified Food Protection Manager on duty at all times and Food Handlers must take an ANSI/ASTM 2659 approved course. After completing an ANSI-accredited certification, the City of Chicago requires one more step to obtain a City of Chicago Food Protection Manager Certificate.  Applicants must submit an application to the City of Chicago.  My Food Service License will guide you through this process. 

Food Protection Manager: Required.

Food Handlers: Required.

Exceptions: None.

Manager Training Hours: Manager Training Hours: Effective July 1, 2014, 8 hours of training is required. 

Food Handler Course: Must be a ANSI/ASTM 2659 approved course.

Food Manager Certification and Food Handler Certificate Renewal: Food Manager every 5 years; Food Handler every 3 years.

Approved -our course exceeds the 8 hour minimum.

Why wait, Enroll Today!

A food handler is defined by law as a person who works in a food facility and performs any duties that involve the preparation, storage or service of food in a food facility. ASFTP course provides Food Handlers the confidence to effectively serve safe food.  This program is accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) against the ASTM standard and is available for use in Illinois. Exam is given at the end of the course and is not proctored. Course fee includes; course, exam and state specific food handlers card. 


Who is required to have a Food Handlers Certification in Illinois?  Any food handler working in Illinois, unless that person has a valid Illinois Food Service Sanitation Manager Certification (FSSMC) or unpaid volunteer. If someone working in a facility is not a food handler on a regular basis, but fills in as a food handler when needed, they must have food handler training.


This course uses state-of-the-art programming and can to be used on all computers, tablets and smartphones, without the need for any other downloads. 
Upon successful completion of your course and test, you will print your Food Handler Card.


Course is available in English and Spanish

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