FSMA Preventive Controls Qualified Individual (PCQI) Training

The FSMA Preventive Controls for Human Food Regulation is intended to ensure safe manufacturing, processing, packing, and holding of food products for human consumption in the United States through Good Manufacturing Practices, hazard analysis, and risk-based preventative measures. The regulation requires certain activities to be completed by a “Preventive Controls Qualified Individual”. This course, developed by FSPCA, follows the standard curriculum recognized by the FDA. Successful completion of this course will qualify students to meet the requirements for a FSMA Preventive Controls Qualified Individual.

Through two and a half days of training, expert instructors will cover:

  • Food Safety Plan overview
  • cGMP’s (current Good Manufacturing Practices)
  • Preliminary steps in developing a Food Safety Plan
  • Resources in developing a Food Safety Plan
  • Hazard Analysis and Preventive Controls determination
  • Process Preventive Controls
  • Food Allergen Preventive Controls
  • Sanitation Preventive Controls
  • Supply-chain Preventive Controls
  • Verification and validation procedures
  • Regulation overview

About the Tutor:
Irwin Pronk is a Lead Instructor for the FSPCA Preventive Controls for Human Food Course. Pronk has over 30 years of experience in the food and packaging industries. His working experience includes Maple Leaf (R&D) and Pillsbury/Green Giant (QA) and since Feb’95, Consulting, Training and Auditing in the areas of Food Safety (HACCP), Continuous Improvement and Management Systems development including the GFSI standards: BRC, FSSC22000 & SQF.  Experience includes on-farm, feed mills, food processors, municipal water departments and packaging manufacturers, in Canada, United States, Mexico, Japan, China and Jamaica. Irwin has worked with over 400 companies and trained over 10,000 individuals.

Session Dates and Locations:  For session dates and locations please contact us at business.assurance@intertek.com.


Course Duration: 2.5 Days

Course Fee: US and International Attendees: $850.00 USD per attendee; Canadian Attendees: $850.00 CAD per attendee

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