-Food Certification Course in Rushville

Food Service Certification Course Available

Rushville – A Food Service Sanitation Manager Certification (FSSMC) course will be held Thursday, July 17th from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Spoon River College Rushville Center.  

The Illinois State Department of Public Health (IDPH) Food Service Sanitation Code requires that all establishments which serve food must have one certified person on the premises at all times.  The Food Handling Regulation Enforcement Act (410 ILCS 625) was amended per SB 1495. The following changes were made to the FSSMC program. Effective July 1, 2014, in order to maintain your Illinois FSSMC Certificate, or in order to obtain a new FSSMC Certificate, you must complete an eight hour ServSafe® IDPH approved course and pass an exam accredited under the standards developed and adopted by the Conference for Food Protection with a score of 75% or better.  Students will have one hour to complete the exam.


This course being offered covers up-to-date information on safe food handling, preparation, food storage, personal hygiene, and the prevention of food borne illnesses.  The FSSMC exam will be given at the end of this course.


Class will be held at the Spoon River College Rushville Center located at 706 Maple Avenue in Rushville.  For more information or to register, call Spoon River College at 309-833-6031 or I Food Manager at 309-837-5158.