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ASFTP Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island 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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Food Protection Manager: Required.

Food Handlers: Recommended but not required. 

Exceptions: None.

Manager Training Hours: Specific training regulations - previously15 hours, now only 8 hours, please see below.

Food Handler Course: Recommended but not required. 

State Requirements: Shall employ at least one certified full time, on-site manager who is at least 18 years of age. Establishments with 10 or more full-time employees must have at least 2 certified managers.

Rhode Island has updated their regulations related to food protection manager certification training and certification, effective October 31, 2017.

These are the main changes:

  • Instead of the previously required 15 hours of training, only 8 classroom-training hours will be required.

  • Managers will need to retake a certification exam every 3 years.

  • The health department is no longer enforcing a 6-hour training course requirement prior to recertification. Managers may prepare for retaking the manager certification exam using study materials of their choice for any amount of time needed.

  • There must be a Certified Manager on site during meal preparation and serving times.

  • The final regulation clarifies the language that requires food establishments to have a written food safety plan

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

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ASFTP online food handler training. Food handler training is optional in most areas of Rhode Island and this course provides excellent food worker training to teach the important principles of food safety to food handlers. Your local regulatory agency may have additional requirements. Please contact your local regulatory agency for more information. 

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 training is a general food handler course. 


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.

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

Course is available in English and Spanish, 

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