Certificate in Probiotics in Food


Probiotics has picked up importance in the recent years in food industries. Their benefits have got wide recognition in Europe and Asia, and awareness is growing. The Asia- Pacific region continues to lead in terms of probiotic product launches. It is very important to know the growing need and benefits imparted by probiotics on human health. They are a great replacement for medicines to cure gastrointestinal problems, immune disorders, liver disorders etc.
In order to enhance the knowledge of probiotics, FFSQ, IGMPI has designed this comprehensive certificate programme - Probiotics in Food.
The aim of the programme is to introduce the concept of probiotics, impart knowledge and spread awareness on how beneficial probiotics are today. The programme will provide individuals with key knowledge of probiotics which can be applied directly in existing products and also in development of new food products. It has been designed for students/ professionals aspiring to learn about Probiotics in Food, medical professionals, Quality Control and Quality Assurance personnel, marketing managers and research support staff.

Programme Structure

Module 1 : Introduction to Probiotics.

Module 2 : Role of human gut microflora

Module 3: Intervention to influence health with probiotics.

Module 4: Quality control and regulatory guidelines.


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 Probiotics in Food 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 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 foods giants like Mother Dairy, Amul, Nestle India Ltd., Yakult Danone India Pvt. Ltd., Parag Milk Foods Limited, Britannia Dairy Pvt. Ltd., Prabhat Dairy Limited, Britannia Industries Ltd., Red Mango, Kwality Limited, Dynamix Dairy, Dudhsagar Dairy, KSE Limited, etc.

Future Career Prospects

Faculty of Food Safety and Quality, IGMPI has designed the digital marketing professional programme targeted to cater to the food industry’s need for trained online marketing professionals. The information, guidance, practical training and programme completion certificate will provide the participant with not simply one but many opportunities in the industry. On the successful completion of this programme, you can explore a wide range of career opportunities in the food industry as brand managers, online media strategists, food marketing managers as well as food content marketing specialists.

View Prospectus

Programme Fee details

How to apply | View all IGMPI food programmes

For further enquiries, write to or call us on:
info@igmpi.ac.in / 18001031071 (Toll Free), Phone: +91 11 26512850

Food | Pharmaceuticals | Clinical Research | Healthcare | Medical Coding | Medical Device | Nanotechnology | IPR

Placement testimonials: Our alumni are working with Fortune 500 and global Pharmaceutical, Food and healthcare giants like