Food Safety

PG Diploma in Food Safety

Food safety is a fundamental public health concern. The Food Safety and Quality has become an area of priority and necessity for consumers, retailers, manufacturers and regulators.Food safety is a scientific discipline describing handling, preparation, and storage of food in ways that prevent foodborne illness. This includes a number of routines that should be followed to avoid potentially severe health hazards.In this way Food Safety often overlaps with Food Defense to prevent harm to consumers.

Objective

The core objective of the programme is to develop professionals i.e, food sfety officer/Quality Control Officer for development, implementation and auditing of Food Safety and Quality Management in the state and also in country. It seeks to develop India�s capability to meet the global food safety and quality requirements and enhance competitiveness of food products. In long term perspective, it would contribute to ensure consumer safety within and outside the country.

PG Diploma in Food Safety and Quality Manangement is an upgraded safety education for Professionals like Engineers, HR Managers to delegate their responsibilities in a more authentic way

The Program of Study Duration

The duration of the program of study is one years.

Medium of Instruction

English will be the medium of instruction for the program.

Eligibility for Admission

1. 10+2 passed or,

2. Applicants who have qualified themselves I.T.I (2 years) or Equivalent of any University / or an recognized institute.

Course Contents

1. Food Fundamentals & Chemistry.

2. Food Microbiology.

3. Occupational Health Hazards.

4. Food Safety and Quality Management Systems.

5. HACCP Food safety standards.

6. Food Safety and Quality Auditing.

Job Opportunities

» Huge Jobs for Food safety Officer/Quality Assurance professionals/Quality control officer in india and foreign Countries.

» Quality Control Officer or Quality Assurance/ Management professionals in food /hospitality/ retail industry and laboratories.

» Food Safety Officer in the regulatory bodies.

» Food Auditor in Certification and Inspection bodies.

» Trainer/ Counsellor in Food Safety & Quality Management Systems.

» Self-Employment as food certifying/auditing professionals for the Food Safety and Quality Management Systems.