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Basic Environmental Health Program (BEHP)

The Basic Environmental Health Program (BEHP) is an introductory training program designed to equip entry level environmental health personnel with the basic knowledge, skills and abilities needed to develop competency in their initial and future duties. The BEHP is recognized as the health training course approved by the State Health Department pursuant to Part 11 of the State Sanitary Code for individuals employed in Public Health Sanitarian and Technician titles in New York State.
There are no registration or tuition fees.

The Basic Environmental Health Program (BEHP) is an introductory training program designed to equip entry-level environmental health personnel with the basic knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to develop competency in their initial and future duties. The BEHP is recognized as the health training course approved by the State Health Department pursuant to Part 11 of the State Sanitary Code for individuals employed in Public Health Sanitarian and Public Health Technician titles in New York State.

The program will begin in September 2021 and run through March 2022. To register for the program please visit www.nylearnsph.com and follow this registration guide.

For more information about the program itself, please review the Program Requirements tab above.

The BEHP program is complete for 2021/2022. Please check back in the late summer for information on the BEHP 22/23 program.

Program Handouts and Resources by Class


Visit the sites below to find additional training related to environmental health.

Health Concerns of Harmful Algal Blooms - Archived webinar March 2015

Public Health Training Center - free, self-paced online courses

Public Health Live - free webcasts on current public health topics

CPHP E-learning Center - free, self-paced online courses

New York State Department of Health Learning Management System Calendar - upcoming training events for local and state health department employees