Food and Alcohol Safety

Certificate Program

Are you employed in or looking for a job in the food service industry? We offer the following nationally recognized SERVSAFE programs to meet your needs during our spring and fall semesters only:

Food Safety Certification (13.5 hours)
ServSafe Alcohol Certification (4.5 hours)


If you are an employer with an employee or employees that needs certification, please contact 203-596-8711.

Food Safety Certification

Designed for the non-degree students employed in the food service industry.  Learn aspects of applied commercial food service sanitation resulting in a nationally recognized certification as required by Connecticut law.  Prevention of food-borne illness, sanitary procedures in the protection and service of food to the public, laws and regulations, sanitary design and employee training will be discussed.  This course requires students to access and participate in learning activities online.  Computers are available on campus.  

ServSafe Alcohol Certification

Developed with input from experts in the restaurant, legal, regulatory , academic, insurance, medical and law enforcement fields, this program is a holistic approach that helps assure everyone has the training they need to serve alcohol responsibly.  Lessons cover essential information including alcohol law and responsibilities, evaluating intoxication levels, dealing with difficult situations and checking identification.  

Textbooks

Textbooks are required and must be read prior to the first class. They are available for purchase from the George D. Yonan Memorial Bookstore. If ordering online please note the information below.

ServSafe Alcohol: Servsafe Alcohol: Fundamentals of Responsible alcohol Service w/exam Sheet, 2nd Edition, ISBN 9780470529416

Food Safety Certification: Servsafe Coursebook, 6th Edition, w/Exam, ISBN 9780135107334

Computer Access

These courses may require students to access and participate in learning activities online.  Computers are available on campus for student use. 



    How to Register

    Waterbury Campus

    Walk In:

    NVCC, 750 Chase Parkway, Waterbury, CT
    Office of Non-Credit Lifelong Learning Registration,
    Founder's Hall, Center for Health Science, Room F323
    Monday - Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

    Get Directions to NVCC

    Mail:
    Complete the registration form and send with payment to:

    NVCC
    Office of Non-Credit Lifelong Learning Registration,
    Room F323
    750 Chase Parkway, Waterbury, CT 06708-3011

    Fax:
    Fax registration form with credit card information to 203-575-8243.
    AMEX/MC/Visa/Discover only

    Phone:
    Call 203-575-8029
    Monday - Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
    MC/Visa/Discover only

    Danbury Campus

    Walk In:

    190 Main Street, Danbury, CT 06810-7805
    Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

    Get Directions to NVCC

    Mail:

    Complete the registration form and send with payment to:

    NVCC Danbury Campus
    190 Main Street
    Danbury, CT 06810-7805

    Fax:
    Fax registration form with credit card information to 203-575-8243.
    AMEX/MC/Visa/Discover only

    Phone:
    Call 203-437-9699
    Monday - Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
    AMEX/MC/Visa/Discover only

    Program Coordinator
    Laurie L Hornbecker
    203-575-8031 (p)
    203-575-8243 (f)
    Room: Founders
    750 Chase Parkway
    Waterbury, CT 06708
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