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FOOD 0191 - PCHF:Preventive Controls for Human Food

Food Technology Part-time Studies Course

School of Health Sciences

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Course Details

Train to become a Preventive Controls Qualified Individual (PCQI), as required by the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) in the United States (US). As a PCQI, you will prepare and implement a Food Safety Plan that complies with the FDA's Preventive Controls for Human Food regulation. Designed by the Food Safety Preventive Controls Alliance (FSPCA) in collaboration with the FDA, the course is taught by a Lead Instructor for the FSPCA Preventive Controls for Human Food. Companies who export to the US require a PCQI to develop and manage a food safety plan that complies with the FDA’s Preventive Controls for Human Food regulation. For those interested in becoming a PCQI and assuming the responsibility for developing, implementing and maintaining a facility Food Safety Plan; food professionals (including food safety auditors and consultants); and food facilities managers seeking knowledge of FSMA’s Preventive Control Rule. Participants will receive an official FSPCA Preventive Controls Qualified Individual certificate which is included in the tuition fee.

Credits

0.0

Cost

$902.07 - $922.82 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Spring/Summer 2020

Below is one offering of this course for the Spring/Summer 2020 term.

CRN 65202

Tue Jun 02 - Thu Jun 04 3 Days

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jun 02 - Jun 03 Tue/Wed 08:00 - 17:00 CARI Rm. 2009
Jun 04 Thu 08:00 - 14:30 CARI Rm. 2009

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$902.07

Notes

  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. All registration must be approved by BCIT_FoodTechnology@bcit.ca Registration deadline: Friday, May 24th Location: CARI-2009 (Burnaby)

Fall 2020

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2020 term.

CRN 45589

Tue Oct 13 - Thu Oct 15 3 Days

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Oct 13 - Oct 15 Tue 08:00 - 16:30 BBY
Oct 13 - Oct 15 Wed/Thu 08:00 - 16:30 BBY Probable Online Delivery

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$922.82

Notes

  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. All registrations must be approved by the program assistant Nathan McRae - nmcrae4@bcit.ca. Course fee includes course materials which are handed out in class, and catered coffee breaks, and an official FSPCA certificate. Registration deadline: Friday, Oct. 11th. Room location: NE1-239. Please note that delivery and location changes may occur depending on the current health and safety recommendations put in place by the Federal and Provincial Governments, Ministry of Health and BCIT.

This section is only available for registration starting Wed, May 27 at 9:00 am (PDT)

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Prepare and implement a Food Safety Plan that complies with the FDA's Preventive Controls for Human Food regulation.
  • Describe the role of Good Manufacturing Practices and Prerequisite Programs in a Food Safety Plan.
  • Conduct hazard analysis and determine preventive controls for those hazards.
  • Compare and contrast process PCs, food allergen PCs, sanitation PCs and supply-chain PCs.
  • Develop verification, validation, recall and recordkeeping requirements.

Effective as of Fall 2018

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