ServSafe Training and Certification

Program Description

The industry standard in food safety training and certification, ServSafe® Food Safety Manager Certification provides training and certification for food handlers as required by the State of Pennsylvania. Montgomery County Community College is an approved course provider for Montgomery, Bucks, and Philadelphia counties, with successful completion valid towards application for certification in all three counties. Additionally, a reciprocity agreement between Montgomery and Chester counties allows successful participants to apply for certification in Chester County upon completion. ServSafe classes are conveniently offered at three Montgomery County Community College locations: Central Campus in Blue Bell, West Campus in Pottstown, and The Culinary Arts Institute in Lansdale.

Primary Goals

Provide required training and certification for food handlers as required by the State of Pennsylvania.


ServSafe Initial Certification Course Code # BICEC 1026
ServSafe 8-Hour Course Code # BICEC 1041
ServSafe Re-Certification Course Code # BICEC 1027
ServSafe Food Safety Examination Re-Test Course Code # BICEC 1035


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ServSafe® Re-Certification requires a current certificate (issued less than 5 years from the date of the course you take) from ServSafe National Registry of Safe Food Professionals or Thompson Prometric must be presented to the instructor to take the course.

Consideration for Industry Certification

Upon successful completion, participants will receive their ServSafe Certification.

Recognition of Completion

A certificate of program completion will be awarded by the College.