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Earn Your Dual Role Status


Earning your dual role status means that you are both a Certified ServSafe® Instructor for the ServSafe Food Safety Manager training and a Registered ServSafe Proctor for print and online certification exams. Here is a brief overview of what these roles can do.



Certified Instructor


  • Teach ServSafe Food Safety Manager training.
  • Access online instructor resources and information.


Registered Proctor


For those who have dual role status, it is important to remember that the instructor role and the proctor role are distinct and separate. While the instructor role focuses on training, a proctor’s only focus is to ensure secure administration of the exam.
 

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DUAL ROLE STATUS REQUIREMENTS


To earn your dual role status, you must:

  • Have a high school diploma or GED
  • Meet one of the following professional experience or advanced education requirements:
    • Professional experience
      • Have taught or trained for at least six months
      • Are in a training role (e.g., training at a trade school, at a state restaurant association or in a corporate setting)
      • Have worked in a foodservice operations environment for one year
      • Are employed as a health inspector or equivalent by a state or local regulatory authority
      • Work as a Registered Sanitarian, Registered Dietician, or equivalent
    • Advanced education
      • Have earned a Bachelor of Science degree from an accredited university or college in one of the following subjects:
        • Food Science
        • Food Technology
        • Epidemiology
        • Environmental Health
        • Public Health
  • Meet your state's food safety training requirements.
    Know your state’s requirements.
  • Maintain high testing standards by:

Please note: You must provide contact information for a reference. We will verify your current employment status, as well as work and education history.



STEPS TO EARN YOUR DUAL ROLE STATUS

STEP 1: GET SERVSAFE FOOD PROTECTION MANAGER CERTIFICATION

You must pass the Instructor Version of the certification exam. If you did not take the Instructor Version of the ServSafe Food Protection Manager Certification Exam, then you will need to wait 90 days before you can teach a ServSafe class. Get certified.

STEP 2: LOGIN TO SERVSAFE.COM.

Login with your User ID that is associated with your most recent ServSafe Food Protection Manager Certification Exam.

NOTE: If you do not have a User ID, create a User ID and the application process will help you tie your ServSafe exam record to your User ID.

STEP 3: Take the Dual Role Tutorial and Quizzes.

Learn more about the tutorial and quizzes.

STEP 4: Pass the ServSafe Online Advanced Test.

Learn about the ServSafe Online Advanced Test.

STEP 5: Complete the Application.

Agree to the terms of the Performance Agreement.