NSF International Training and Education is pleased to announce the NSF Certificate in Food Safety Programs. Participants taking one or all of the NSF courses included in this Certificate Program can have confidence in the quality of the programís administration, management, analysis, design, development and evaluation etc. This four course Certificate Program is designed to provide learners with practical knowledge that can be immediately implemented to meet food safety standards. In addition, participants will learn valuable tools enabling them to:
Certificate Program courses are as follows:
Learners may attain the NSF Certificate in Food Safety Programs after successful completion of these four courses within a specified three year time frame as well as meeting the following course requirements:
This certificate is valid for five years from the final date of completion of all four courses.
NSF Instructors are seasoned subject matter experts who possess the scientific and academic background as well as the hands-on industry experience necessary to communicate relevant course information and current global food safety related topics. Each instructor has 20+ years experience in various sectors of the food industry which include but is not limited to quality assurance, manufacturing, distribution, environmental health, food safety consulting, inspection and auditing. All instructors are knowledgeable and talented trainers, skilled in communicating information in multiple ways for maximum understanding, retention and ability to transfer learned knowledge into practical application in the areas of GMPs, HACCP, HACCP-based Food Safety Management Systems.
* In order to attain the NSF Certificate in Food Safety Programs, all courses must be completed successfully. Participants may take each of the above courses individually for a Certificate of Accomplishment for a particular course.
* The Certificate does not include the following words or designations: Certified, certificated, licensed, registered or accredited or imply such that the learner has attained that status. No academic or continuing education credit will be awarded through NSF International.
Privacy, Confidentiality and Security
NSF employees and contract employees are committed to protecting the privacy, confidentiality and security of NSF employees, clients and information, data, policies, programs or other knowledge of NSF or its clients. Employees and contract employees are required to read and sign documents attesting to this commitment.
Fees, Cancellations and Refunds
Fees for Certificate Program courses are established based on reasonable and customary industry standards for eight (8) and 16 hours food safety courses. Fees are collected at the time of registration for open enrollment courses and after completion of the course and submission of instructor expenses for onsite (private) courses. Cancellation policies and refund procedures are explained on the NSF website for open enrollment participants. Cancellation policies and refund procedures for private courses are explained in the initial proposal submitted to private clients for onsite courses (Establishing, Collecting Course fees and Cancelation Policies).
Complaints and Appeals Process
NSF is committed to client satisfaction. Clients will have an opportunity to direct complaints and make appeals either verbally to the course instructor or through the written complaints and appeals process during the presentation and at the conclusion of the course. Documented complaints submitted to NSF Training and Education are reviewed and assessed in a timely, efficient manner. Complaints unresolved by NSF Training and Education are forwarded to the NSF Corporate Customer Feedback and Complaint Handling for resolution.