BCIT is planning for a substantial return to on-campus activity for the fall 2021 term as informed by BC Public Health Officer guidelines. Refer to each course listing for details.
This course was retired after the Fall 2019 term and is no longer offered through BCIT Part-time Studies.
Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:
Describe factors which affect microbial growth in foods.
List several key microorganisms which may cause food borne diseases.
List potential allergens and describe their control.
Relate good personal hygiene practices to control food borne illnesses.
Describe good personal hygiene practices (including proper handwashing techniques).
Discuss illness policies.
Describe the control of 'cross-contamination.'
Define and describe GMPs.
Describe basic components of an effective sanitation program.
Explain the importance of sanitation and pest control.