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Our Consumer Health Services division offers educational courses for Food Service Managers and Swimming Pool Operators. Follow this link for the 2017 Training Schedule. Classes are held in the GCHD Mid-County Annex Community Room at 9850-A Emmett Lowry Expressway in Texas City. Contact Martin Entringer at (409) 938-2458 or mentringer@gchd.org for additional information.

Food Service Managers 5-Year Certification

This course is required of all food service establishments involved in food preparation procedures. Pre-registration and the $50.00 course fee is required upon registration to guarantee your spot and educational materials. Class space is limited. Pre-registration closes at 5:00 p.m. on the Monday prior to the class. This class is offered in both English and Spanish. Class times are 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. To register, complete the Food Service Managers Certification Course Registration form and submit it, along with course fee to the Texas City office.

Other State of Texas approved food manager courses (including on-line courses) may be found at this link.

Food Handlers Course

Food Handlers Courses are available upon request of a particular food service establishment. These courses are held on the premises or a site designated by the establishment. The course length is established by the restaurant and the course director. The fee is $25 per person.

Contact Martin Entringer at (409)938-2458 or mentringer@gchd.org to arrange a course date and time. A completed Food Handlers Course Registration form and fees must be submitted prior to the course being held.

This course may be taken on line. Accredited on line food handler course information is available at http://www.dshs.texas.gov/food-handlers/training/online.aspx .

Swimming Pool Operators 2-Year Certification

The Swimming Pool Operator course is a one-day and explains the requirements, regulations and good operational standards of public and semi-public swimming pools. Class size is limited to 20 people. Pre-registration and a course fee of $50.00 is required to reserve your spot in the class. To register, complete the Swimming Pool Operator Course Registration form and submit it, along with course fee to the Texas City office. The course is from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

2017 Training Schedule

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 FOOD MANAGER COURSE ENGLISH  FOOD MANAGER COURSE SPANISH  SWIMMING POOL OPERATOR COURSE
(5 years Certification)
** NEW FEE $50.00**
8:00AM-5:00PM 
**NEW FEE & 50.00**
8:00AM-5:00PM 
(2 years Certification)
**NEW FEE $ 50.00**
8:00AM-5:00PM

January 11, 2017
January 18, 2017
February 08, 2017
February 15, 2017
March 08, 2017
March 22, 2017
May 10, 2017
June 07, 2017
July 12, 2017
August 09, 2017
August 23, 2017
September 13, 2017
September 27, 2017
October 11, 2017
October 25, 2017

November 08, 2017
December 13, 2017

January 25, 2017
February 22, 2017
April 19, 2017
May 17, 2017
October 18, 2017
March 29, 2017
July 26, 2017
September 06, 2017

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