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ASFTP New Mexico 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 New Mexico 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 New Mexico 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 New Mexico 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


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State Requirements: Certification is recommended but not required.

Food Protection Manager: Recommended but not required.

Food Handlers: Required - must take an approved ANSI/ASTM 2659 course.

Exceptions: None.

Manager Training Hours: Recommended but not required.

Food Handler Course: Required to take an ANSI/ASTM-2659 course.

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

Please check with your local jurisdiction or regulatory body for the most current information.

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UPDATE :  Employees are to have their handler card within 30 days of being hired


ASFTP provides online food handler training. Food handler training is required in most areas of New Mexico and this course provides excellent food worker training to teach the important principles of food safety to food handlers. 


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. This program is accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) against the ASTM standard.

This course takes approximately one hour to complete and, upon successful completion, provides a printable food handler certificate. This certificate is good for up to five years. 

This course is not to prepare workers to take the Food Protection Manager  certification exam. The course to study for the certification exam is the Food Protection Manager Certification Course.

This training is an approved food handler course. 

Exam is given at the end of the course and a proctor is not required.

Course is available in English and Spanish, 


Your local regulatory agency may have additional requirements. Please contact your local regulatory agency for more information. 



New Mexico Frequently Asked Questions


Q:  What is a food handler card

A:  It is a card issued to an individual after successfully completing a food handler     training program 


Q: Who needs to get a food handler card?

A: All employees, meaning any individual working with unpackaged food, food equipment or utensils or food contact services.


Q: How long is the card valid

A: 3 years


Q: How long do I have to obtain the card

A:  Within 30 days of employment


Q: Who does not need a food handler card

A: Certified Food Protection Managers, Employees who do not function as food employees (host or cashier). Food employees or volunteers working as food employees for charitable organizations serving the needy as long as their is a person in charge at all times.  Food Handlers of temporary establishments as long as there is a person in charge in the booth during all hours of operation that carriers a Certified Food Protection Manager or has a valid Food handler Card. 

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