Permitted Retail Food Establishments (RFE) in South Carolina are required to have a least one Certified Food Protection Manager. Only Conference for Food Protection ANSI Certified Food Protection Manager courses meet the requirement of Regulation 61-25, Section 2-102.20. Other ‘Food Handler’ courses offered by the same or other companies are not sufficient in content to meet the Certified Food Protection Manager course requirement.
DHEC does not offer Certified Food Protection Manager certification.
The institutions that provide Conference for Food Protection ANSI Certified Food Protection Manager courses are listed below.
National Restaurant Association
ServSafe® Food Protection Manager
Clemson Extension Services
Learn2Serve®Food Protection Manager Certification Program
National Registry of Food Safety Professionals
Food Safety Manager
Food Protection Manager Certification Program
Food Protection Manager Training