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PIC Class

PIC – Person in Charge Training

PIC_KitchenThe Washington Food Rule states that at least one designated Person In Charge (PIC) MUST be present during all hours when food is being prepared for sale and/or served to the public.

The PIC must:

• Demonstrate knowledge of food safety and disease prevention.

• Ensure all food workers follow the food safety regulations

• Know when to exclude ill food workers from working with food.

• Know Top 8 food allergens and the facilities policies around food allergies.*

Training Topics include:

  • Foodborne illnesses
  • Employee healthBeFoodSafe
  • Temperature Control
  • Cross Contamination
  • Bare Hand Contact & hand washing
  • Equipment and food safety
  • Cleaning and Sanitizing
  • Responsibilities of a PIC

Participants will receive:

  • Certificate that qualifies the participants for a 5-year food handler’s card upon renewal.
  • Code Clarifications for:
    • Fingernails and Jewelry
    • Hair Restraints
    • Consumer Advisory
    • Updated code revisions
    • Top 8 Allergens list *
    • Demonstration of Knowledge

Cost: $25.00 Per Person
Registration must be received at least 5 business days prior to class.


*Food Allergies and Food Establishments is a separate training. For more information please call WSU Clark County Extension 564-397-5700

**Class dates subject to change


PIC Training DOES NOT replace Certification as a Food Protection Manager.
PIC Training DOES NOT replace the Washington Food & Beverage Worker’s Permit.

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Contact Us:

Zena Edwards Food Safety & Nutrition
1919 NE 78th St
Vancouver, WA 98665-9752


Currently there are no classes scheduled


Class Location

WSU Clark County Extension –  Heritage Farm
1919 NE 78th Street
Vancouver, WA 98665