ServSafe® Manager

ServSafe® Manager training helps you understand all the food safety risks faced in the kitchen.  Once you are aware of the risks, you can find ways to reduce them.  The ServSafe® Manager course will help you keep your kitchen, staff, customers, and family safe.

From the basics of hand washing, to more complex topics such as food borne pathogens, this course will provide you with what you need to know to keep food safe.  This course will prepare individuals for the ServSafe® Manager exam. The exam is administered by GTCC.

Students MUST purchase the book PRIOR to the first day of class.  The book costs approximately $87 and is available at the Greensboro  and Cameron Campus Stores.

Greensboro store hours:  Monday - Thursday 8:30 am - 6:30 pm and Friday 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Cameron Campus Store hours:  Tuesday and Wednesday 9:00 am - 1:00 pm and 2:00 p.m. - 5:30 pm

Frequently Asked Questions

Course registration fee is $78.
Book cost is approximately $87.

Total cost is $165.

Payment for class is due at the time of registration.

Course Name Dates Days Hours Campus Room Register
HOS-3072-100 ServSafe Manager 3/19/19 - 3/21/19 T, W, Th 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm Cameron C1 220 Click Here
HOS-3072-101 ServSafe Manager 3/23/19 - 3/24/19 S, Su 8:30 am - 2:30 pm Greensboro TEC 208 Click Here
HOS-3072-103 ServSafe Manager 4/30/19 - 5/2/19 T, W, Th 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm Cameron C1 220 Click Here
HOS-3072-104 ServSafe Manager 4/13/19 - 4/14/19 S, Su 8:30 am - 2:30 pm Greensboro TEC 208 Click Here
HOS-3072-105 ServSafe Manager 5/4/19 - 5/5/19 S, Su 8:30 am - 2:30 pm Greensboro TEC 208 Click Here

  • Good Computer Skills
  • E-mail and access to a computer with Internet

Yes.  In order to be successful in the Quick Careers program, students need to have good computer skills. If you are a beginner on the computer, you should take a course first, to strengthen your computer skills before registering for a Quick Careers course. (Contact the Quick Careers Office @ 336-334-4822 Ext. 53108 with questions).

Individuals should also know that as a Quick Careers student, you will need to have access to a computer outside of class in order to complete required coursework. Computers used outside of class would need to be Internet connected and also have compatible software to what is used in class (e.g. Microsoft® Word, Excel, and, Power Point 2010, etc.) If you do not have a home computer, you should plan to visit a GTCC "Open Lab" to complete required course work.

 The below checklist provides information regarding the minimum computer skills needed in order to register for a Quick Careers course. Potential students should thoroughly evaluate their computer skills using this checklist.

Good Computer Skills Self-Assessment Checklist

  1. You should be able to turn a computer on and off
    1. Do you know the difference in an operating system versus an application software
      (i.e. Windows® 7 versus Microsoft® Office 2007)
    2. Do you know how to use the computer desktop
      1. Do you know how to make a folder on the desktop
      2. Do you know how to save information on the desktop
      3. Do you know how to retrieve information from the desktop
    3. Do you know what a flash drive is
      1. Do you know how to make a folder on a flash drive
      2. Do you know how to save information on a flash drive
      3. Do you know how to retrieve information from a flash drive
    4. Do you know how to use the internet
      1. Can you bookmark a website
      2. Can you "Google Search"/research information on the internet
    5. Do you have a personal email account
      1. Can you access your personal email from a computer other than your home computer
      2. Can you send internet links via email
      3. Can you send an attachment in an email
    6. Do you know how to create, save and use a basic Microsoft® Word document
      1. Word processing software
      2. Can you type at least 25-30 words per minute
    7. Are you familiar with Microsoft® Excel
      1. Spreadsheet software
    8. Are you familiar with Microsoft® PowerPoint
      1. Presentation software

You may be eligible for scholarship money. Go to our Workforce Development Scholarships page to learn if you might meet the applicant requirements.  Scholarship have time sensitive application deadlines.

Additionally, the NCWorks Career Center may be able to assist through the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) program.  NCWorks Greensboro:  336-297-9444 or NCWorks High Point  336-882-4141.

You may register online at https://conedreg.gtcc.edu/ and search for MLS.

Or you may register in person.  When registering in person, completed the Continuing Education Registration Form and bring it with your payment (check, cash, credit card, or money order), to one of the GTCC Campuses:

  • Jamestown: 140 Jamestown Court. Monday-Friday 8:00 am-5:00 pm
  • Greensboro: 3505 E. Wendover Ave., Continuing Education Center. Monday-Thursday 8:30 am-6:00 pm, Friday 9:00 am-noon
  • High Point: 901 S. Main St., H1. Monday-Thursday 8:30 am-6:00 pm, Friday 9:00 am-noon

ISBN 9780134812335  ServSafe Manager Book with Answer Sheet, 7th Ed. National Restaurant Association.  From Pearson.  Approximately $87 at Greensboro and Cameron GTCC Campus Bookstores. 

If you enter after the second day of class, you will not receive credit for taking the class.  Additionally, time absent will be counted against you; students can only miss 7 hours of class total and pass the class.

The college will make a 100% refund of registration fees if you officially withdraw from class before the first meeting.  Also if the class is canceled or full, GTCC will make a full refund.  

The college will refund 75% of the registration fee (of tuition only) if you officially withdraw from the class on the first day of class or before the class reaches the census date.  The census date varies from class to class.  Non-attendance is not a basis for a refund.