Downstate Classes - Certified Food Protection Manager Course

Downstate classes

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Overall, CTC students have a 95% passing rate on the State Food Sanitation Exam with an average score of 89%. We pride ourselves on the educational background and experiences of our instructors and the special attention we give to our students. Please click here for a brochure. All pricing information is at the bottom of the page.


Quality Inn
800 N. Kinzie Ave.
Bradley, IL 60915


Holiday Inn & Conference Centre
101 Trade Centre Drive
Champaign, IL  61821

Decatur/ Forsyth

Decatur Hotel & Conference Center
4191 US 36 West (Wyckles Rd.)
Decatur, IL.  62522


East Peoria

Hampton Inn
11 Winners Way
East Peoria, IL  61611

Fairview Heights

Holiday Inn
313 Salem Place
Fairview Heights, IL.  62208


Sarah Bush Lincoln Education Center
1000 Health Center Dr
Mattoon, IL.  61938

Mt. Vernon

Hampton Inn
221 Potomac Blvd
Mt. Vernon, IL.  62864


Holiday Inn Express
1715 Parkway Plaza
Normal, IL.  61761


Holiday Inn 
7550 E. State St./ I-90 & Rt. 20
Rockford, IL.  61108


St. John's Hospital
9th & Carpenter St.
Springfield, IL  62701



Cancellation Policy

If you register for a class and are unable to attend, please CANCEL within 2 business days prior to class beginning, or there will be a $20.00 fee assessed to reschedule.  You can request a REFUND, however, a $50.00 cancellation fee will be assessed

Classes are subject to change.  Dates & locations can change from this brochure.  Please call us if you have not received confirmation of registration or payment; we can confirm that you are registered and that your payment has been received.

Retake Exams

If you fail your exam, you can retake the exam. However,  you may only retake the exam twice within a 30-day period and must wait a full 24 hours between your 1st & 2nd attempts.  If you fail a second time, you must wait 60 days from your last exam attempt before you can take the exam a third time.  No more than four attempts are allowed in a 12-month period.  The fee for retaking the exam is $70.00 per exam.  This payment must be made prior to retaking, or you will not be allowed to test.

Online Courses

  $199.00 per person 

This class includes your training course, your CFPM Exam (must have a web camera and mic for the exam), and your 5 Year National ANSI CFPM Certificate. 

Please call our office to register for the online course!  

Call 1-800-705-8204 to register. Please note: We only accept credit cards as a form of payment for our online course. Once purchased, refunds are not offered. 

Downstate Classes Fees & Registration Information 

The fee for the CFPM course is $140.00* per person. This includes eight hours of classroom instruction. After successfully passing the National exam, NRFSP will mail your certificate to you.  This Certificate is valid for 5 years. 

Registration begins fifteen minutes prior to the beginning of class. There will be a morning and an afternoon break with 1/2  hour for lunch on your own. Each participant must complete the full eight hours of instruction to be able to take the National exam, which will be given at the same location.

In order that we may have adequate course materials available for each class, pre-registration is encouraged. If you have signed up for a class and cannot attend, you must call us at 1-800-705-8204 three days prior to the class date and cancel or you will be charged a $50.00 fee.  The Class rescheduling fee is $20.00.

We require a minimum of eight students per class.  If a scheduled class has less than this minimum requirement, it has to be canceled.  Students registered will be contacted prior to the start date and will be rescheduled for the next available class.

*There is a $35.00 service charge on all returned checks.

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