Sanitation and Safety Principles and Practices

Earn University credit hours while learning the most current food safety and sanitation practices used in restaurant and food service. Suited for both college students and industry professionals seeking certification or recertification.

  • This course is delivered via remote instruction 
  • Course dates: TBD
  • Course: HM 13022-030 

This course will also prepare you to take the ServSafe Food Protection Manager Certification exam. Topics covered include:

  • Food and facility safety and sanitation practices
  • Foodborne illness prevention
  • Food purchasing, receiving, storage, preparation, cooling and heating
  • HACCP plans, microbiological concerns and government regulations
  • Employee safety and accident prevention


For current Kent State students, visit the class schedule for course details and register through Flashline

For all non-students and guest students, please apply for admission and be admitted as a guest student before registration. 

ServSafe Food Safety Manager Training and Certification

This course has been designed using the latest techniques in learning theory  to deliver current food safety information, in a fun and easy-to-use format. The course covers critical principles including:  personal hygiene, cross contamination, time and temperature, cleaning and sanitizing, and more.

The Manager Certification in Food Protection program is the most extensive training and provides managers with in-depth knowledge of proper food safety practices for use in their facilities.  This certification is valid for five years. The ServSafe test must be taken in the presence of a proctor. 

First Aid, CPR and AED Training and Certification 

This course will prepare you to recognize and care for a variety of first aid, breathing, and cardiac emergencies involving adults and meets OSHA/workplace requirements. This is a blended learning course including an online portion and an instructor-led classroom skill session. Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a digital certificate for Adult First Aid/CPR/AED valid for two years.

TIPs On-Premise Certification 

TIPS is a dynamic, skills-based training program designed to prevent intoxication, drunk driving and underage drinking by enhancing the fundamental "people skills" of servers, sellers and consumers of alcohol. TIPS gives individuals the knowledge and confidence they need to prevent alcohol-related tragedies.  Certification is valid for three years, with some in-person instruction required.