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The ServSafe® food safety training uses material from the National Restaurant Association (NRA) and is taught by Clemson University Extension Agents who are Registered ServSafe Proctors and Certified ServSafe Instructors by the NRA.

ServSafe course information and pricing listed below is effective for trainings beginning April 1st, 2015. ServSafe courses scheduled for February and March 2015 will be offered using previous course information and pricing outlined under individual PSA Mall course offerings. Contact Rhonda Seiter at rseiter@clemson.edu for more information.

Manager Training & Exam -
1 day (7.5 hours)

$145 per person

Review a list of course dates & locations for 2014 > 

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Appropriate for restaurant managers and assistant managers, chefs, dietitians, culinary arts instructors, school food service managers, Family and Consumer Science instructors, and others. This training program meets DHEC requirements for “Certified Food Protection Manager” under federal guidelines outlined in 2-102.12(B) of the FDA Food Code.  Upon successful completion of the exam, participants will receive a certificate from the National Restaurant Association and be registered in their data base. The certificate should be renewed every five years.

Topics covered:

  • basic food safety
  • microbiology
  • contamination
  • the flow of food
  • receiving & storage
  • food preparation & service
  • HACCP, sanitary facilities
  • pest management
  • training employees

HandwashingCost for the course includes includes ServSafe exam.  The ServSafe Manager 6th Edition Book that accompanies this course can be purchased at the following website: Amazon.com

There is a maximum of 35 students per class and registration is on a first-come, first served basis. Each class must also meet a minimum of 10 students. The course is subject to cancellation if this minimum is not met.

Servsafe® Exam Only

$50 per person if taken with already scheduled training.

This option is for food service professionals who have previously been ServSafe® certified and are looking to renew their certificate without additional training. The exam will be administered with the class of an already scheduled training. Please see the listing below for locations.

For more information contact Rhonda Seiter at rseiter@clemson.edu (864)232-4431.

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Employee Training

4 hours

$50 per person

This class can be tailored to your group and each participant will receive a certificate of completion. There is a minimum enrollment requirement of 5 employees for this course to be provided. If 10 or more participants are enrolled, our training experts will come to your location upon request. 

Contact Rhonda Seiter at rseither@clemson.edu or call her at (864)232-4431 for more information.

Each employee receives training in:

  • basic sanitation
  • personal hygiene
  • receiving and storage
  • preparing, cooking & serving food
  • cleaning & sanitizing

Cost for the course includes:

  • ServSafe® Food Handler Guide
  • Certificate of completion

List of County Offices/Locations for ServSafe Training Events

Bamberg County
Clemson Extension Services Office
J. Carl Kearse Building
847 Calhoun Street
Bamberg, SC  29003
Contact: Rhonda Seiter at rseiter@clemson.edu 864-232-4431

Berkeley County Administration Bldg
(Room 106-B)
1003 Highway 52
Moncks Corner, SC 29461
Contact: Rhonda Seiter at rseiter@clemson.edu 864-232-4431

Charleston County Clemson Extension Services Office
259 Meeting Street,
Charleston, SC 29401 2nd floor Conference Room
Contact: Rhonda Seiter at rseiter@clemson.edu 864-232-4431

Greenville County Clemson Extension Services Office
301 University Ridge, Suite 4300
Greenville, SC 29601
Contact: Rhonda Seiter at rseiter@clemson.edu 864-232-4431

Horry County Clemson Extension Services Office
1949 Industrial Park Rd.
Conway, SC 29526
Contact: Rhonda Seiter at rseiter@clemson.edu 864-232-4431

Livestock, Poultry, and Health Building Clemson Extension Services at Sandhill
500 Clemson Road
Columbia, SC 29229
Contact: Rhonda Seiter at rseiter@clemson.edu 864-232-4431

Laurens County Clemson Extension Service Office
219 West Laurens Street
Laurens, SC  29360
Contact: Rhonda Seiter at rseiter@clemson.edu 864-232-4431

Orangeburg County Clemson Extension Services Office
1550 Henley Street, Suite 200
Orangeburg, SC  29115
Contact: Rhonda Seiter at rseiter@clemson.edu 864-232-4431

York County Clemson Extension Office
120 N. Congress Street,
York, SC 29745
Contact: Rhonda Seiter at rseiter@clemson.edu 864-232-4431

To register on-line for ServSafe® training or exam only go to: https://shopping.clemson.edu/