2018 Public Courses

BRC Global Standard for Food Safety Issue 8: Issue 7 to 8 Conversion for Sites


  • November 1, 2018
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

This course will provide delegates with an in-depth understanding of the revisions to the Standard requirements for Issue 8.  It is designed to equip delegates with the skills and knowledge to successfully implement the changes to the Standard on-site. Who should attend: Site technical & quality managers and their teams/ BRC Global Standards Professionals ASSESSMENT: Issue (more…)

IFT & Mérieux NutriSciences: Practical HACCP for Food Processors


  • December 12, 2018 - December 13, 2018
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) and Mérieux NutriSciences have partnered to bring you this special session of Practical HACCP for Food Processors. This 2-day course is accredited by the International HACCP Alliance and teaches attendees how to develop, implement and manage HACCP plans. This essential course covers the basics of how to develop and implement (more…)

December 18-20, 2018 FSPCA Preventive Controls for Human Food (PCQI)


  • December 18, 2018 - December 20, 2018
    8:00 am - 12:00 pm

This course will train participants to become a Preventive Controls Qualified Individual (PCQI) in accordance with FDA requirements for FSMA training. Attendees will be taught how to develop, implement, and manage their facility’s Food Safety Plan in compliance with FSMA’s Preventive Control for Human Food Rule. This 2.5 day course, designed by the Food Safety (more…)

Environmental Monitoring in the FSMA Era


  • January 23, 2019 - January 24, 2019
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Understanding the microbial condition of your plant is key to the overall success of your food safety system. In this two day course, participants will learn the differences between routine monitoring and investigations and how to establish the right culture for a sound environmental monitoring program. Learning Objectives: Learn about the types and methods of (more…)

How to Write Effective Standard Operating Procedures Workshop


  • January 25, 2019
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

In order to properly execute any Policy or Pre-Requisite Program, an employee needs to be trained on a well-documented Procedure.  Standard Operating Procedures, SOPs, add consistency to  programs by “standardizing”  “procedures”.  This one day workshop  will walk you through the basic information needed to properly organize the necessary tasks involved in implementing any program.  Experienced (more…)

Microbiological Concerns in Food Plant Sanitation


  • February 6, 2019 - February 7, 2019
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Maintaining effective sanitation programs provide critical and actionable data about your processes. Course attendees will gain firsthand experience in evaluating microbiological and other sanitation problems. Learning Objectives: • Understand the definitions and effective steps to take to clean and sanitize a food plant contaminated with pathogens, spoilage organisms and allergens • Explore effective ways to (more…)

How to Write an Effective Standard Operating Procedure Workshop


  • February 8, 2019
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

In order to properly execute any Policy or Pre-Requisite Program, an employee needs to be trained on a well-documented Procedure. Standard Operating Procedures, SOPs, add consistency to programs by “standardizing” “procedures”. This one day workshop will walk you through the basic information needed to properly organize the necessary tasks involved in implementing any program. Experienced (more…)

FSPCA Preventive Controls for Human Food (PCQI)


  • February 19, 2019 - February 21, 2019
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

This course will train participants to become a Preventive Controls Qualified Individual (PCQI) in accordance with FDA requirements for FSMA training. Attendees will be taught how to develop, implement, and manage their facility’s Food Safety Plan in compliance with FSMA’s Preventive Control for Human Food Rule. This 2.5 day course, designed by the Food Safety (more…)