Certificate in Food Plant Layout and Design

The Industry Certificate in Food Plant Layout and Design will provide theoretical and practical knowledge to students to develop their skills in the Food processing industries during introduction of new product in existing plant, also in designing of new food plant., their suitable location, site, size, services and utilities required .They will gain a deeper understanding of the food plant and layout designing and their application methods in food processing industry.

In order to enhance the knowledge in the area of Food Plant Layout and Design, FFSQ, IGMPI has designed this programme. This is undertaken through theoretical knowledge and practical skill as both are essential to master the field of Food industry.

The objective of this programme is to give knowledge about food plant design process, their feasibility study and analysis, location and site selection, planning and experimentation, engineering economics, process scheduling and operation, and building materials and construction. On completion of this programme student will be able to explain the crucial function such as initial design at any plant, during its growth and development and diversification.

Programme Structure

Module 1 : Introduction to Food Plant Layout and Design

Module 2 : Selection of Location and site for plant

Module 3: Food Plant, Size, Utilities and Services

Module 4: Planning and Experimentation

Module 5: Symbols for food plant design and layout

Module 6: Process scheduling and operation

Module 7: Engineering Economics and processing enterprise

Module 8: Building materials and construction

Module 9: Entrepreneurship Development in Food Industry

Module 10: Industry based 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 5 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 and online live classes 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 Plant Layout and Design 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 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, Biotechnology 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 Nestle India Ltd., Britannia Industries, Godrej Consumer Products, TATA Consumer Products, Marico Limited, Varun Beverages, MTR Foods, Mondelez India, Parle Agro, Heritage Foods, Vadilal Industries, ITC Limited, Kwality Dairy India Limited, PepsiCo India, KRBL Limited etc, McChain Food India Ltd., Haldiram’s, Mother Dairy etc.

Future career prospects

Faculty of Food Safety and Quality, IGMPI’s online programme is a professional programme targeted to cater the agro-allied industries, food processing and production industry. The information, guidance, practical training and off programme completion certificate will provide the participant with not one but many opportunities like production engineers, plant design experts, production-in charge, construction managers, architects/designers, maintenance manager etc.

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