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Introduction to Preventive Control Plans

$399.00

The PCP course is an interactive, online course which will inform food and beverage businesses of the Safe Food for Canadians Act, food safety hazards and preventive controls. Having a written Preventive Control Plan can increase food safety alignment within international standard. This interactive self-paced course will increase your awareness and understanding of the proposed Safe Food for Canadians Regulations, its impact on your business, and Preventive Control Plans (PCP). Learn about why Food Safety and Traceability are the foundation of all HACCP-based plans, and how we all share a greater responsibility to insure the safety of our food.

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The PCP course is an interactive, online course which will inform food and beverage businesses of the Safe Food for Canadians Act, food safety hazards and preventive controls. Having a written Preventive Control Plan can increase food safety alignment within international standard. This interactive self-paced course will increase your awareness and understanding of the proposed Safe Food for Canadians Regulations, its impact on your business, and Preventive Control Plans (PCP). Learn about why Food Safety and Traceability are the foundation of all HACCP-based plans, and how we all share a greater responsibility to insure the safety of our food.

This course will introduce you to the concept of preventive food safety controls, what they are, how they fit in with your business, and if your business is required to have a PCP. We will cover how controls are developed and how to approach implementation of the new or updated plan. This is a great course for food businesses, importers, exporters, processors, retailers, food safety experts, consultants and those who need an overall understanding of both the new proposed CFIA regulations, licensing, and origin-based concept of PCPs. This course will provide you with practical training on how to get started.

Learning Objectives:

At the end of this Food Safety Culture and You course, the participants will be able to:

  • Identify how aspects of their culture compare to Canadian culture.
  • Recognize that specific food safety concerns in Canada are science-based.
  • Identify the role of government in shaping Canadian food safety practices to protect consumer health.
  • Identify the role of the food industry has in shaping Canadian food practices.
  • Identify that consumers rely on governments and food industry to follow and enforce food safety practices to protect consumer health
  • Summarize how Canadian culture informs Canadian food safety practices.
  • Explain the responsibility of team members to reinforce Canadian food practices
  • Identify the importance of team member communication with supervisors about breaches of food practices to protect their company and the consumer.

Course Outline & Major Topics

  • Introduction to Preventive Control Plans
  • Introduction to Food Safety
  • What do These Definitions Mean to Me and My Business?
  • Food Safety: A Shared Responsibility
  • Suppliers Food Safety Culture – Scenario
  • The Proposed Safe Food for Canadians Act and Regulations
  • Would My Food Business Need a License?
  • Understand Preventive Food Safety Controls Relating to Your People, Your Facility and Your Plans
  • Pest Control
  • Write Procedures
  • Key Preventive Food Safety Controls
  • What is a Preventive Control Plan and How to Determine if Your Business Requires a PCP
  • Developing a Preventive Control Plan
  • Identifying and Describing Hazards
  • Process Flow Diagrams
  • Implementing a Preventive Control Plan
  • Implementing PCP: Records
  • Inspection Process – 5 Steps
  • Maintaining a Preventive Control Plan

*Receive a nationally recognized certificate for participation in this course

Who Should Take This Course?

  • Team Members & Leaders
  • Supervisory & Management
  • Business Owners
  • Front Line Workers
  • New Hires
  • Sanitation Team
  • Production Personnel

*Become a member to receive 20% off