The Coles County Health Department holds Certified Professional
Food Manager classes approximately 3 times each year.
The fee for class is
$100.00, and limited to 25
individuals. Payment is required
to hold your place in class. You may pay online at:
Registration is required for
Walk-ins are discouraged, as
the class fills quickly.
Online registration is
available, but will be disabled
when the class is close to capacity.
A mimumum of 8 hours is
required by the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) for
certification. Upon passing the exam with a score of 75% or
higher you will be issued the Professional Food Manager
Certificate that is valid for 5 years. A text book can be
borrowed when registration form and fee is submitted and must be
turned in day of exam. Please bring:
current photo ID, highlighter, pencil,
pen, notebook (to take
notes in) and class book.
If you are unable to make the class, you must call at least
24 hours prior to that
class date to send an alternate in your place.
No refunds will be provided.
All participants MUST be on time for each
class time. Those who are late cannot be given credit or take
Bring your book and writing materials each
You may bring drinks and snacks with you
as long as it does not disrupt other class members.
Chairs are wood, you may bring a seat
cushion if you wish.
Exam day: bring your photo ID and 2 - #2
pencils. All materials and bags must be left outside of the
testing room during exam.
BOTH the online registration form &
COURTMONEY should be completed for online registration. You will
need to save the registration form and email it as an attachment