What is the Suffolk County food manager's certificate course??
This course provides the training necessary to test for the Suffolk County Food Manager’s Certificate. A person with a valid Food Safety/Food Protection Certificate issued by an approved authority is required to be in each food service establishment during all hours of operation.
Where can I get food safety training in Suffolk??
The Department of Health Services provides food safety training in both a traditional classroom setting and in an online format at reasonable cost. The course offered by Suffolk County is available to members of the food service industry and the general public.
How does the online food manager course work??
The online Food Manager's course is equivalent to the traditional classroom class, and satisfies the Food Manager certificate requirement for all food establishments, allowing you to take the class at your convenience. The course consists of 20 modules that address various food safety topics, with a short quiz that follows each module.
How often is the food manager's course offered??
The traditional classroom-based Food Manager's course is offered monthly and is taught by experienced Department food safety instructors in our Yaphank classroom over 3 half days. An exam is given on the third class day. The Food Manager’s course is also available for all your mobile devices. Download it free from Google Play or the Apple Store.