Will the Food Safety Preventive Controls Alliance Course be an online training course or will trainees be required to attend a formal classroom study?
For now the FSPCA’s Standardized Curricula for the human food and the animal food Hazard Analysis and Preventive Controls for participants courses will be instructor-led and are expected to last 2 ½ days each. There has been discussion of training that will consist of an online portion followed by an in-person portion lasting a day or less, but development will begin after in-person courses are launched.
Will there be a Certificate issued after successful completion of the Food Safety Preventive Controls Alliance course to prove I’ve completed the course?
Yes, there will be a certificate of completion for the course. A unique number will be associated with each valid certificate.
How much will it cost to attend the Food Safety Preventive Controls Alliance human food or animal food course?
The cost of the courses will be set by the entity offering the course. The FSPCA training certificate will cost $50. Course offerings and prices will be included on the FSPCA website when information is available.
Will I need to pass an exam in order to successfully complete the FSPCA course? AFDO seafood HACCP courses don't require a final test to evaluate knowledge.
At the present time, an exam is not required by FSPCA to assess proficiency. In order to receive a certificate of completion, students must attend the class and actively participate in the exercises. However, an instructor may choose to use an evaluation tool such as a test to assess successful completion of the course.
When will the Food Safety Preventive Controls Alliance Training be offered?
Course offerings will be included on the FSPCA website when information is available.