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Proctors / Trainers

Prometric’s Certified Professional Food Manager (CPFM) program offers instructors, proctors and training providers a flexible, reliable and cost-effective business opportunity. You provide the collaborative learning and secure test environments; we provide the tools with flexible ordering and invoicing options.

The benefits of becoming a proctor:

  • Increased revenue for your business
  • An easy and affordable way to build your business
  • An additional service to offer your community
  • A scalable program for any size business
  • A widely recognized, accredited and nationally accepted program to enhance recognition of your business
  • The CPFM program is more cost effective than other, similar offerings, giving you less overhead cost and more of a “draw” to those candidates who want an affordable training and certification solution

Proctor Manual:

Read and review to find out more information about exam delivery options and content overview.

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Features of the CPFM program include:

  • Training manuals and instructor PowerPoint presentation in English and Spanish
  • Course outlines allow instructors to tailor programs to jurisdictional or organizational requirements
  • Exam offered in English, Spanish, Traditional Chinese, Vietnamese and Korean, offering flexibility and convenience to your student population
  • Choice of Internet and paper-based exam options in your facility or access to the Prometric worldwide test center network for computer-delivered exams
  • Simplified tracking and reporting with data feeds to your systems and/or online access to training and certification data
  • The CPFM program adheres to and is recognized by the Conference for Food Protection and is accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). It is accepted in most state jurisdictions.


To process your application in a timelier manner, Prometric has introduced a new online proctor application form. Submit your application today to get started!!

Submit the Proctor Application

Complete and submit your Proctor Application using the online form. During this process, please review the Food Safety Proctor Policies and Procedures Manual to understand the requirements of becoming a Food Safety Proctor.

Application Review

Each application is reviewed to ensure that:

  • It is completed accurately and entirely
  • The applicant meets the requirements to become a Food Safety Proctor
  • CPFM Proctor/Reader Nondisclosure Agreement


Take Competency Exam

If your application is approved, a Prometric representative will send you an email with directions on how to proceed with taking the competency exam. Each applicant is granted two attempts to take the exam.


Proctor Certification

If you pass the exam, a Prometric representative will send you a welcome email. The welcome email will include order instructions for Paper Based Testing (PBT) proctors and launching instructions for Internet Based Testing (IBT) proctors, if applicable.


After review and approval by Prometric, a proctor number will be issued. This proctor number must accompany all exam orders. In addition, if requesting to administer IBT exams, a username, password and client code will be issued.

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