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2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ServSafe, Skill Set

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Natalie Feltz, ServSafe Program Coordinator
115A Education Building / (681)753-5083
Locust Ave. Campus

Program Purpose

This Skill Set is a single course. Student who successfully complete the course and pass the national certification exam will be awarded a Skill Set Certificate by Pierpont Community & Technical College. Many food service industry employers require ServSafe® Certification training in sanitation and procedures for food service workers. Consult Program Advisor for more details.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the ServSafe® Skill Set Certificate, completers will be able to do the following:

  • Apply all required and recommended safe food handling procedures including selection, preparation and storage of both fresh and refrigerated or frozen foods
  • Complete all requirements to sit for the National Restaurant Association examination on safe food practices


This Skill Set Certificate is recognized by the food industry as evidence of satisfactory food practices required by health departments for food handlers in any/all public and private businesses and institutions.

Required Course

Notice to Students

*Must also pass national certification exam.

This program alone does not qualify for financial aid. Students seeking financial aid eligible degrees may incorporate the classes as electives when their schedule allows or may declare an Associate or Certificate of Applied Science degree major of study in which the courses are embedded.

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