Certified Professional Food Manager Training and Exam
University of Arizona Cooperative Extension in Yavapai County is an approved agency for providing training for the Certified Professional Food Manager (CPFM) Exam. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the University of Arizona has canceled all in-person training until further notice. We are offering the Certified Professional Food Manager (CPFM) class virtually and referring participants to take the exam through Prometric’s ProProctor service.
The virtual (on-line) training is conducted over 3 days:
- Day 1 - Live virtual class conducted via Zoom from 9:00am to 11:00am
- Day 2 - Self-guided materials and videos
- Day 3 - Live virtual class conducted via Zoom from 9:00am to 11:00am
- After you complete the training you will contact Prometric to take the exam. If you need accommodations for a documented disability, the attached paperwork must be submitted and approved by Prometric PRIOR to the testing date. Be sure to submit your paperwork at least 2 weeks before the exam in order for Prometric to review and approve your request.
- $52 non-refundable for training
- $48 for the exam (payable to Prometric)
How to register:
- Call Lydia Watts at 928-445-6590, Ext 221 to register and pay for the University of Arizona training at least 10 days prior to the class
- You will receive a study guide via U.S. Mail; it will include instructions on how to access the training and how to register with Prometric for the exam
Technology requirements for the virtual training and exam:
Virtual Training - You may use a smartphone, laptop, or any other device that accommodates a Zoom call.
Prometric ProProctor Exam - The exam must be taken with a laptop or desktop computer with a webcam. System requirements:
- Screen Resolution: 1024 X 768
- Operating System: Windows / MacOS
- Web Browser: Latest Google Chrome
- WebCam Resolution: 640 X 480p
- Microphone: Enabled
- Download Speed: 500 Kbps
Persons with a disability may request reasonable accommodation, such as a sign language interpreter, by contacting Lydia Watts, at (928) 445-6590 ext.221. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation.
Please contact Aimee Novak, email@example.com if you have questions regarding the training.
Additional information regarding online testing is available at https://www.prometric.com/proproctorcandidate
Community Health Services Requirements
In 2001, Yavapai County adopted a change to its health code requiring all food establishments handling open, potentially hazardous foods to have at least one person available during all hours of operation who has undergone extensive food service training and has obtained manager certification. For more information about these requirements visit the Yavapai County Community Health Services, Environmental Health Unit website.
If you have additional questions, contact Aimee Novak aimeenovak@.arizona.edu