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We deliver demand-driven, student-centric, workforce ready skills in key Indiana economic sectors. We offer training in a variety of ways, to meet you where you're at today.

 

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PROGRAM SPOTLIGHT

Home-based food vendors will soon be required to have a ServSafe™ certificate.

The courses listed as "ServSafe Food Handler" are half-day courses for anyone who needs basic food safety and food handling training, including home-based vendors, food service workers, volunteers, or others who work with food who only need the basic training. The ServSafe Food Handler course is NOT intended for foodservice managers. 

CATALOG DESCRIPTION:  This course will help students learn basic principles of sanitation and safety in order to maintain a safe and healthy food service environment. At the end of the course the students will take the ServSafe Food Handler exam.

MAJOR COURSE LEARNING OBJECTIVES: Upon successful completion of this course the student will be expected to:

  1. Recognize symptoms common to food borne illnesses and how these illnesses can be prevented and spread.
  2. Demonstrate knowledge of good personal hygiene and health habits.
  3. Understand acceptable procedures when preparing potentially hazardous foods to include time/temperature principles
  4. Identify three-compartment sink standards and dishwasher standards when in use.
  5. Identify cross-contamination and food allergen issues and safety.
  6. Recognize the requirements for proper receiving and storage of raw, frozen, and prepared foods.
  7. Identify proper methods of waste disposal.
  8. Differentiate signs of pest infestation.
  9. Understand cleaning and sanitizing procedures for equipment and facilities.

CERTIFICATION/LICENSURE TRAINING DISCLAIMER: 

Ivy Tech cannot guarantee that any student will pass a certification or licensing exam.  Your success will be determined by several factors beyond the instruction you are given in the classroom including your test-taking skills, your willingness to study outside of class, and your satisfactory completion of appropriate practice exams.  Certification and licensure exam questions are drawn from databases of hundreds of possible questions; therefore, a thorough understanding of the subject matter is required.  Ivy Tech’s coursework is designed to assist you in understanding the material sufficiently to provide a firm foundation for your studies as you prepare for the exam.

>> All courses are 4 hours long, in person, and cost $50 per person. 


 

 

 

 

Campus Date Title Day of Week Time Frame Location
Bloomington 12/15/2022 ServSafe Food Handler Thursday 8:30 am - 12:30 pm Bloomington Main Campus
Evansville 11/19/2022 ServSafe Food Handler Saturday 9 am to 1 pm Evansville Main Campus
Evansville 12/19/2022 ServSafe Food Handler Saturday 12 pm to 4 pm Evansville Main Campus
Fort Wayne 12/19/2022 ServSafe Food Handler Saturday 8 am to 12 pm Fort Wayne - Coluseum Campus
Indianapolis 12/10/2022 ServSafe Food Handler Saturday 9 am - 1 pm Indianapolis - IFC Building
Indianapolis 12/21/2022 ServSafe Food Handler Wednesday 4 pm - 8 pm Indianapolis - IFC Building
Muncie 11/19/2022 ServSafe Food Handler Saturday 9 am -1 pm

Muncie - Fisher Building

Muncie 11/29/2022 ServSafe Food Handler Tuesday  5 pm - 9 pm Muncie - Fisher Building
Muncie 12/10/2022 ServSafe Food Handler Saturday 9 am -1 pm Muncie - Fisher Building
South Bend 12/03/2022 ServSafe Food Handler Tuesday 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm South Bend Main Campus
South Bend 12/20/2022 ServSafe Food Handler Saturday  9 am - 1 pm South Bend Main Campus

Bloomington Contact: Meghan Fletcher | mfletcher65@ivytech.edu | 812-330-6042

Evansville Contact: Marinia Minter | mminter5@Ivytech.edu | 812-429-9847

Fort Wayne Contact: Kassandra Flanagan | kflanagan9@Ivytech.edu | 260-480-4212

Indianapolis Contact: Tyffani Johnson | tjohnson490@ivytech.edu | 317-916-7906

Muncie Contact: Caitlin Zink | czink10@ivytech.edu | 317-260-6069

South Bend Contact: Genie Feldleyfer | yfeldeyfer@ivytech.edu | 574-313-1368

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Modality Definitions

  • Traditional courses are regularly scheduled in person sessions on campus led by an instructor.
  • Hybrid/Blended courses are regularly scheduled courses where half of the sessions are in person on campus led by an instructor and half of the coursework is accessed online.
  • Virtual synchronous courses are delivered using online remote platform in lieu of a traditional classroom or lab setting and are led by an instructor with regular class meeting times for students and instructors to interface in real-time.
  • Self-paced asynchronous courses are delivered online ypically have assignments and checkpoints to assess completion that are monitored over time.
  • Certifications are a third-party or industry-recognized standardized outcome that is met through a measured competency test or demonstration.
  • Certificates of Completion are issued by Ivy Tech Community College to students who successfully complete one of our Workforce Training Solutions courses.