Food analysis and quality assurance certification has picked up importance in the recent years with the food industry. Food manufacturers must have traceability in their industry to ensure their food products are safe, with no contaminants or residues, and to provide accurate nutritional information. General laboratory testing of a manufacturers product may include the following techniques: Analytical chemistry testing, Food microbiology testing, Food nutrition analysis, Food allergen testing and Sensory testing.
Therefore, anyone, who is getting into the food organization or already in it, is benefited with course like the one FFSQ has introduced i.e. a post graduate diploma in food analysis and quality assurance to equip individuals to meet the demands of the market.
Module 1 : Food Chemistry
Module 2 : Food Microbiology
Module 3: Food Sensory Science
Module 4: Food Toxicology
Module 5: Food Additives
Module 6: Food Packaging
Module 7: Sampling Technique in food
Module 8: Physical and Chemical analysis of foods
Module 9: Microbial analysis of foods
Module 10: Instrumental analysis of food
Module 11: Sensory evaluation of food
Module 12: Good Laboratory Practices
Module 13: Food Law
Module 14: Applied Statistical method in Quality Assurance
Module 15: Laboratory demonstration, practicals and instrument handling
Graduation in Science and Candidates appearing for the final year of Bachelor's degree/equivalent qualification exam or awaiting their results, are also eligible to apply.
Minimum time in which a student can complete this diploma course is one year while a maximum of two consecutive years is allowed to complete the course.
The registration dates for this bi-annual executive programme run by the Institute are updated timely on the webpage. Effective E-learning tools incorporated into the design of the webpage make the course lectures, online live classes and study material easily accessible. This gives a huge window of self-regulated and self-paced performance to the participants.
IGMPI follows a credit system based on all all learning activities involved in studying for all PG Diploma, Executive Diploma and Certificate Programmes. Each of your modules is equal to 4 credits. To successfully complete the programme, you will have to earn all the credits assigned to your programme.
All the participants are obliged to timely submit completed assessment assignments (during the course, usually after every module) and appear for exam at the end of the course. . In this program, it is compulsory to attend all Practical lab classes as per schedule. After successful completion, the participants will be awarded Post Graduate Diploma in Food Analysis and Quality Assurance by Faculty of Food Safety and Quality, IGMPI. For all the above mentioned modules elaborate course material, self-assessment assignments and project work details would be provided by the Institute from time to time. Details get updated on the webpage as well.
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.
Faculty of Food Safety and Quality, IGMPI's regular course is a professional course targeted to cater the food industry needs trained food professionals. The information, guidance, practical training and off course 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 food analyst, quality assurance executives, quality control executives quality managers, position in NPD team, food consultants, food journalism and many more.
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