Food Plant Sanitation

Dates

Times

16 hours

Location

Virtual Learning

Prices

  • Early Bird Pricing: 10% off regular pricing
  • Membership Pricing: 15% off regular pricing
  • Regular Pricing: $975 CAD

Availability

Dates

Times

16 hours

Location

Virtual Learning

Prices

  • Early Bird Pricing: 10% off regular pricing
  • Membership Pricing: 15% off regular pricing
  • Regular Pricing: $975 CAD

Availability

Dates

Times

16 hours

Location

Virtual Learning

Prices

  • Early Bird Pricing: 10% off regular pricing
  • Membership Pricing: 15% off regular pricing
  • Regular Pricing: $975 CAD

Availability

Dates

Times

16 hours

Location

Virtual Learning

Prices

  • Early Bird Pricing: 10% off regular pricing
  • Membership Pricing: 15% off regular pricing
  • Regular Pricing: $975 CAD

Availability

Dates

Times

16 hours

Location

Virtual Learning

Prices

  • Early Bird Pricing: 10% off regular pricing
  • Membership Pricing: 15% off regular pricing
  • Regular Pricing: $975 CAD

Availability

Private Team Training

This course is available for Private Team Training; for groups of six or more participants this training option could be more cost-effective.
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Program Description

A strong food plant sanitation program and team are crucial to ensure the production of safe food, but these elements of a food safety management system are often overlooked. This program, designed for sanitation managers and personnel who are new to supervising the sanitation function, teaches best practices for developing, implementing and maintaining an effective sanitation program for the food plant environment.

What this course covers

  • Evaluate and discuss food plant sanitary design principles and their impact on effective sanitation programs

  • Participate in group discussions, brainstorming and exercises using food plant case scenarios

  • Discuss fundamentals of detergents and sanitizers and their use

  • Review and write a sanitation standard operating procedure (SSOP)

  • Start developing a master sanitation schedule

An email address is required for registration and to receive the login instructions.

Upon registration, you will receive an email with instructions on how to access the training course through NSF’s eLearning portal. Any additional information pertaining to the course will be sent in your confirmation email.

You will find your course material and homework/exam on the eLearning portal. You will need to access the portal in order to successfully complete the course and print your certificate. Upon successful course completion, you will gain access to print your official NSF Certificate.

Who should Attend

Operational, Quality, Technical Staff and Food Safety personnel working in manufacturing or retail with food safety plans and programs. Also suitable for professionals new to the industry.

Course Objective

At the end of the program, learners will be able to: 

  • Develop and implement your food plant sanitation program 

  • Monitor and improve the program’s effectiveness  

  • Discuss the relationship of food sanitation with microbiology, allergen management and pest control 

  • Troubleshoot sanitation problems 

  • Evaluate sanitation and personnel practices to determine their effectiveness in achieving a clean food processing environment 

 

Accreditation  

As an Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) Accredited Provider, NSF Training offers CEUs for its programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard. NSF Training is authorized by IACET to offer the number of CEUs below for this program. 

1.3 CEU’s 

 

Computer and Internet Connection: 

You will need regular access to a computer with an internet connection. High speed broadband access (LAN, Cable or DSL) is recommended. 

Compatible Web Browsers: Firefox, Chrome, Safari, IE Edge and higher 

 

Accommodations 

NSF is committed to accommodating the learning requirements of all our stakeholders. If you require special assistance for any reason, please contact (regional office information) one week prior to your class. 

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Allergen Cross Contact Control

TRAIN YOUR TEAM: Licenses can be purchased individually or in bulk. Bulk pricing discounts are available for eLearning licenses when training five or more team members. The more you purchase, the more you save.

Bulk Licenses

1-4 User Licenses: *regular price of the course*

5-10 User Licenses: 10% off

Members: 15% off

If you are interested in purchasing 10+ user licenses, please email us at nsftraining.na@nsf.org for additional bulk pricing.

This course is a self-paced eLearning course. This online course will take approximately 1 hour to complete. You can start, stop, and pause at any time, progressing through the course at your own pace.

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What this course covers

  • Allergen Hazards

  • Allergen Management Best Practices

  • Allergen Cleaning and Validation

  • Includes a job aid

An email address is required for registration and to receive the login instructions.

Upon registration, you will receive an email with instructions on how to access the training course through NSF’s eLearning portal. Any additional information pertaining to the course will be sent in your confirmation email.

You will find your course material and homework/exam on the eLearning portal. You will need to access the portal in order to successfully complete the course and print your certificate. Upon successful course completion, you will gain access to print your official NSF Certificate.

HACCP II: HACCP Training for Processors

Elevate your food safety practices with our updated value-packed HACCP training series. By adopting the preventive approach of the Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) method, you can proactively safeguard your operations. Our courses deliver practical and technical expertise, equipping you with the essential knowledge to develop, implement, and maintain a robust HACCP-based food safety system.

This IACET and International HACCP Alliance accredited training program is designed to provide you a thorough understanding of the concepts and application of the Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) method for assessing, identifying, and controlling hazards. In this virtual, instructor-led training course, you will gain the knowledge, confidence, and skills to apply the Codex 12 steps to HACCP to develop, implement and maintain a HACCP-based food safety management system. This course concludes with an online examination that must be completed within ten business days of having completed the training course.


What You’ll Do

  • Work through a documentation framework for developing HACCP plans, with demonstration of forms and templates for an identified product and process
  • Work through the methodology of food safety risk assessment
  • Identify and competently control the hazards in your organization relating to food safety.
  • This course satisfies the HACCP training requirement for the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) benchmarked standards (BRCGS, SQF, FSSC 22000, etc.).

Our comprehensive training series empowers you with the knowledge, skills, and confidence to construct, execute, and manage a successful HACCP system, ensuring food safety assurance throughout the entire supply chain.

*This course is available in French and Spanish for private training inquiries

An email address is required for registration and to receive the login instructions.
Upon registration, you will receive an email with instructions on how to access the training course through NSF’s eLearning portal. Any additional information pertaining to the course will be sent in your confirmation email.


You will find your course material and homework/exam on the eLearning portal. You will need to access the portal in order to successfully complete the course and print your certificate. Upon successful course completion, you will gain access to print your official NSF Certificate.

Who should Attend
Operational, Quality, Technical Staff and Food Safety personnel working in manufacturing or retail with food safety plans and programs. Also suitable for professionals new to the industry.

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TRAIN YOUR TEAM: Licenses can be purchased individually or in bulk. Bulk pricing discounts are available for eLearning licenses when training five or more team members. The more you purchase, the more you save.

Bulk Licenses

1-4 User Licenses: *regular price of the course*

5-10 User Licenses: 10% off

Members: 15% off

If you are interested in purchasing 10+ user licenses, please email us at nsftraining.na@nsf.org for additional bulk pricing.

This online course will take approximately 3.5 hours to complete. You can start, stop, and pause at any time, progressing through the course at your own pace.


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Upon registration, you will receive an email with instructions on how to access the training course through NSF’s eLearning portal. An email address is required for registration and to receive the login instructions.

A copy of the standard is available for download from the Document Library once you have registered for the program.

You will have three months to complete the course. Upon successful course completion, you will gain access to print your official NSF Certificate of Accomplishment.

Who should Attend

Operational, Quality, Technical Staff and Food Safety personnel working in manufacturing or retail with food safety plans and programs. Also suitable for professionals new to the industry.