Certificate in Food Safety

Food safety an important discipline that apparently is now a priority for food industries at all levels around the globe. A food industrial production would be seriously jeopardized if there is an absence of an effective and robust food safety management system. The industries face challenges to afford the implementation costs and seek trained professionals that are already trained in the field. The food safety breaches make a giant company to bend on knees as it spoils the image in the market and also develops a sense of suspicion over compliance.

Thus to overcome this FFSQ, IGMPI has taken an initiative to develop an advanced fast track programme that can equip individuals and professionals to face the challenges of the present.

Programme Structure

Module 1: General overview of Food Safety

Module 2: Food Industry: A glance

Module 3: Understanding contemporary U.S. food safety policy

Module 4: Food laws and policies of India

Module 5: Study on Food-borne Hazards, Illness & Epidemics

Module 6: Food GMP and its regulations

Module 7: Food Safety Management System (HACCP, ISO 22000/FSSC 22000)

Module 8: International standards and regulations for food safety

Module 9: Understanding the basic concepts of microbiology in food safety

Module 10: Emerging trends in food safety (like HARPC, etc)

Module 11: Food Quality Regulations and guidelines in India

Module 12: Case studies


Any graduation/ B.tech/ B.Sc. in Microbiology/ Life Sciences/ Botany/ Zoology/ Food Science/ Food Technology/ BE/ B.Pharma/ MBBS/ BDS/ BHMS/ BUMS/ BAMS or any other discipline. Diploma holders are eligible for our Executive Diploma, Industry Certificate, and Certificate Programmes.

Programme Duration

The duration of the training is 3 days.


The registration dates for this programme run by the Institute are updated timely on the webpage. Effective Online learning tools incorporated into the design of the webpage make the programme lectures, online live classes and study material easily accessible. This gives a huge window of self-regulated and self-paced performance to the participants.

Programme Deliverables

The accompanying training is appropriately aligned with the current Industry’s expectations.

  • – Interactive or online live sessions on all key areas of the programme giving all flexibility to the participants.
  • – All the efforts are made by IGMPI faculty members to make the entire programme modules easily understandable.
  • – Assessment and evaluation for all the programme modules in order to enhance the levels of competencies and skills of the participants leading towards the objective of application in the job.
  • – At the end of each programme modules, the trainers shall obtain feedback from the participants using specially designed questionnaires.
  • – All learning and training delivery initiatives shall be conducted in English.

Assessment & Certification

Online assessment will be conducted at the end of the programme and after successful completion; the participants will be awarded Certificate in Food Safety in Food by Faculty of Food Safety and Quality, IGMPI.

Placement Assistance & Corporate Relations

The Institute has partnered with many organizations for providing with placement assistance to in its participants. The robust placement cell comprises of senior level Human Resources professionals and Talent Acquisition experts which maintains close links with business and industry. We are engaged in promoting the employability of our participants by maintaining good rapport and relation with HR cell and recruiting managers of leading Food and agriculture companies across the globe. The efforts of our placement cell also include helping with professional resume writing, interview skills & conducting mock interviews etc.

In recent Months the Institute has witnessed more and more participation from professionals working global food giants like Britannia Industries Ltd., Hindustan Unilever Ltd., Kohinoor Foods Ltd. (Satnam Overseas Ltd.), LT Foods Ltd. (Daawat), McCain Foods India Pvt. Ltd., Mondelez India Foods Pvt. Ltd. (Cadbury),Haldiram’s, Mother Dairy, MTR Foods Pvt. Ltd. (Orkla), Nestle India Ltd., Amul, Parle Agro Pvt. Ltd., Venkys India Ltd.,Vimta Labs,Nexus Test Labs, PepsiCo India, Patanjali, Heritage Food Ltd., Kwality Dairy India Ltd., KRBL Ltd., etc.

Future career prospects

Faculty of Food Safety and Quality, IGMPI online programme is a professional programme targeted to cater the food industry needs trained safety professionals. The information, guidance, practical training and off programme completion certificate will provide the participant with not one but many opportunities in the industry. This would come true in form of job roles and positions like that of Auditors, quality assurance executives, quality managers, position in NPD team, food safety consultants and many more.

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Programme Fee details

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