Workshop: Food Safety and Sanitation Training and Certification

Course ID - CTD0761    

Short Title:  Food Safety   

Audience:        Faculty 
Length of Workshop:         16 hours 
Prerequisite     none

This two-day workshop will provide required training and certification for foodservice professionals in the Hospitality Management Program.  It will cover topics such as personal hygiene, proper food handling, cleaning and sanitizing techniques, and shelf-life and temperature controls.  Those who complete the training will be certified to train MDC students in food safety and sanitation.


As a result of successful completion of the workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Explain essential aspects of personal hygiene in a foodservice workplace.
  • List and describe steps for preventing cross-contamination in food handling.
  • Describe the causes and effects of major food-borne illnesses.
  • Explain proper cleaning and sanitizing in food service environments.
  • Explain the importance of time and temperature in handling food.
  • Train others to handle food safely.



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Registration information
Course ID: - CTD0761
Course Title: Food Safety
Reference # - see table 

How to Register

Registration for CT&D workshops are through the Student Information and Registration system.  The process for registering for a CTD workshop will be the same as registering for a regular class at MDC.  

New - Easier registration for workshops

You can access the Registration System and register for a CTD workshop using the same user name and password that use to login to your computer.    Example:   Richard Johnson  would be rjohnson     (You will NOT need to create a separate student myMDC account to register for a CTD workshop

Make a note of the Reference Number for the workshop then go to Registration Instructions

Once you have registered for a class, you can print your schedule.    Please make every effort to attend once you've registered as seats are limited.     However, If you need to drop, you can also do this through the Web Registration screen.     CTD classes will appear on your transcript as non-credit classes.

If you need special assistance to participate in this workshop due to a disability, please call CT&D at 7-2366 so that appropriate arrangements can be made.  College Training and Development complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act.