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Health Academy
Health Academy

The NYC Health Academy provides training and courses to the public where certification is required by law. The cost to take these courses varies as does the duration and setting of the class. You can register online for some of the courses. Click on the course links below to find out more about the course.

Courses Offered | Publications

Course/Service and Description

ou can now register and pay online for select Health Academy courses or services. Check each course or service for information.

Course/ServiceDescription
Animal Care and Handling For Operators of Animal Shelters, Pet Shops, and, Animal Grooming, Training or Boarding businesses. Payment and registration are available online.
Carriage Horse Driver's Course For Operators of horse drawn carriages for hire. Payment and registration are available online.
Food Protection – ClassroomThis course is for Supervisors of Food service establishments and Non-Retail Food Processing Establishments. Payment and registration are available online.
Food Protection – On-Line FREE!

For Supervisors of Food service establishments and Non-Retail Food Processing Establishments. The course is free and is now offered in Spanish, Chinese and English. To take the exam leading to the certificate, an online credit card payment of $24.60 is required.

Food Protection Certificate – Replace Information about how to replace your Food Protection Certificate. Payment and Appointments are available online.
Food Protection for Mobile Vendors 

For Operators of Mobile Vending Food Units/Food Carts/Food Trucks. This course is a prerequisite for a Mobile Food License.

Food Protection (4-Hour) for Soup Kitchen and Summer Camp Workers 

For Volunteers and other workers in Soup Kitchens and workers at Summer Camps that provide food under the Summer Feeding program.

Infection Control Training 

For Tattoo Artists. Payment and registration are available online.

Swimming Pool Operation Technology 

Operators of Swimming Pools. (The Health Academy no longer offers this course. Click on the link at the left for organizations that provide this course.)

Publications