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Food Safety Training

Food Safety Training

Why Choose this Training Course?

This GIGC training course in UK will provide deeper insights on how to implement an effective and robust Food Safety Policy in any organization in the food production, supply and consumption chain. This training course will enable an organization to minimize the risk of exposing itself to legal and financial risks as a result of failing to deliver safe and healthy food to its customers and/or end consumers.

This shall be accomplished through a detailed reference to the principles of Food Safety Management, as these are defined in ISO 22000:2018. This international standard has basically combined into a single document the principles of Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) and those of the Codex Alimentarius Commission.

This GIGC training course will feature:

  • Review of international guidelines and regulations regarding food safety and the need for an organization to demonstrate compliance with applicable statutory and regulatory food safety requirements
  • Evaluation of customer needs and how these relate to food safety
  • Human resources allocation and related requirements
  • How to effectively communicate food safety issues to the different stakeholders in the food chain
  • The documentation needed to ensure that the organization conforms to its stated food safety policy
  • The need for certification or registration of a food safety management system

What are the Goals?

By the end of this GITCHIA training course, participants will be able to:

  • Set up the HACCP team that has the knowledge and experience to develop and implement an effective HACCP system in his/her organization
  • Perform the hazard analysis in order to determine the preventive measures necessary to reduce the risk within acceptable levels
  • Perform the categorization into Operational Prerequisite Programs (OPRPs) and Critical Control Points (CCPs)
  • Design and implement monitoring systems aiming at controlling and improving the food safety management system
  • Evaluation and improvement of logistics in accordance with the requirements of legislation and international food safety standards

Who is this Training Course for?

This GIGC training course is suitable for all organizations (private and public) of all sizes that are engaged in the production, processing, packaging, storage, transport and sale/distribution of food products. It will benefit particularly:

  • Quality Control personnel in food premises and food processing facilities
  • Hygiene inspectors acting on behalf of official Public Health Authorities, involved in the inspection of food premises and in the implementation and monitoring of food safety legislation
  • Food Safety Consultants
  • Food technologists and scientists who want to enrich their scientific knowledge
  • Potential food professionals and scientists who want to gain knowledge that will bring new job opportunities

How will this Training Course be presented?

This GIGC training course will utilize a variety of proven adult learning techniques to ensure maximum understanding, comprehension and retention of the information presented. The training course will be presented on a highly interactive basis, prompting delegates to engage in discussions involving their personal experience. It will also include case studies, short films and group exercises.