Food Safety Manager (Level 2 ) Training Options

Tuscarawas County offers In-Person and On-Line options for food safety manager level training for food service manager, operators, and owners with accurate, up-to-date information on all aspects of handling food, from receiving and storing to preparing and serving. Pre-registration with payment in full is required for all classes and examinations.  Class sizes are limited.  Class details will be emailed prior to the date of your registered training.  Registration is nonrefundable but may be transferred to another class or online option if needed.

Manager (Level 2) In-Person Training

Upon successful completion of the course and exam, participants receive a ServSafe® Certificate and an Ohio Department of Health Food Protection Certificate.  You must attend the entire training to take the exam. Registration fee is $150  Payment accepted by credit card at the time of registration, or payment may be mailed to the office.  If payment is not received within 2 weeks, your reservation will be released. 

Dates offered:  In-Person food safety training will be offered in Tuscarawas County twice this year.  You must attend all sessions of the training chosen in order to take the exam. 

Training will be offered April 22, 23, and 24 from 9 AM - 4 PM, Exam will be May 1 at 9 AM.  The second training opportunity will be held November 5, 6, 7 from 9 AM - 4 PM, Exam will be November 12 at 9 AM.

Please click here to register:  go.osu.edu/tuscservsafereg

Click here for a  printable PDF version of the Food Safety Registration that can be completed, then mailed or emailed to the office.  

Manager (Level 2) Online Training

Training Achievement Program (TAP) Series is an online food safety curriculum that meets all ODH Level 2 Training Requirements with no additional paperwork to complete. Participants receive a Certificate of Completion from TAP and an Ohio Food Protection Certificate from the Ohio Department of Health.

Completion of the online course can be done at your own speed and at a time that works for you. Once training is completed and you have earned the online program certificate of completion, you will take a proctored certification exam.  Once payment has been received, you will receive your Login and registration information from OSU and TAP.  Payment accepted by credit card at the time of registration, or payment may be mailed to the office.  Registration Fee is $150

Exam Dates offered:

The Exam Dates for 2024

May 1 at 9 AM, June 5 at12PM, August 19 at 3 PM, October 16 at 3 PM, and November 12 at 9 AM

To register for on-line food safety (TAP) Manager Training 

 go.osu.edu/TuscServSafeTAPreg

  Click here for a printable PDF version of the Food Safety Registration that can be completed, then mailed or emailed to the office.  

recertification or retake exam

This registration is for those individuals meeting the following requirements:

  • You completed your initial training with OSU Extension (either online or in-person) and it is time to recertify.
  • You have completed your in-person or online training and need to re-take the exam due to a non-passing score.

The cost of the exam is $50 as we have to purchase exam paperwork for you.  If you need to reschedule the exam date you have chosen, we will be happy to do so at no cost to you. Registration fee is $50

To register:  go.osu.edu/tuscservsafereexam

Additional dates for classes and tests may be added throughout the year.  If the dates listed above do not align with your schedule, please feel free to reach out to the office.  We have classes offered in surrounding counties throughout the year and we will do our best to meet your needs.