Due to the ongoing COVID-19 response, the Health Department is not scheduling Basic Food Handlers classes at this time.

The Somerset County Department of Health is providing a Basic Food Handlers Course ONLY to food establishments located in a town serviced by our department:

  • Bedminster
  • Bound Brook
  • Far Hills
  • Franklin
  • Manville
  • North Plainfield
  • Raritan
  • Somerville
  • South Bound Brook 

While we work to develop online training opportunities, the below resource  information may be helpful to individuals and establishments seeking food safety trainings or certificates.

Companies Providing Online Training and Certification for Food Managers or Foodhandlers*

 Above Training/State Food Safety
 National Registry of Food Safety Professionals
 National Restaurant Association
 Prometric Inc.
 The Always Food Safety Company, LLC

 These programs are ANSI certified and recognized by the Conference for Food protection, as a required by NJAC 8:24-2.1. Click to view the source.

 *Fees may apply and are the responsibility of the establishment/individual.