June 25, 2020 – Goodwill of the Heartland is offering people the opportunity to advance in their career and gain an edge in obtaining a management job in the restaurant and food service industry with its free online ServSafe Manager Certification.

The course will be offered via Zoom July 6th – 17th. Classes will be 10:00 am to 12:00 pm each day Monday-Friday for a total of 20 hours. At the completion of the online course, there will be an in-person exam proctored by Goodwill of the Heartland; location to be announced.

Ensuring food safety is more important now than ever before. The ServSafe Manager Certification verifies that a manager or person-in-charge has sufficient food safety knowledge to protect the public from foodborne illness. The ServSafe Manager Certification is administered by the U.S. National Restaurant Association and is accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) under the Conference for Food Protection Standards.

Course topics include forms of food contamination; safe food handling; the purchasing and receiving of food products; food storage and avoiding food contamination; the preparation and serving of food; facilities and equipment; sanitizing; pest management; food safety regulations and standards; and food safety training.

To register, or for more information on the ServSafe Manager Certification program or other industry-recognized certification programs offered by Goodwill of the Heartland, please visit www.certifiedforsuccess.org and complete the contact form.


About Goodwill of the Heartland

The mission of Goodwill of the Heartland is to advance the social and economic well-being of people who experience barriers to independence.  Goodwill offers life and job skill development, work experience, job placement assistance, day habilitation, supported community living, workforce services to employers and contract manufacturing, assembly and packaging. In 2019, Goodwill provided more than 20,000 services to people with barriers in its 19-county service area. For more information, including retail, donation and service locations, please visit www.goodwillheartland.org or call toll free 1-866-466-7881.