Principles of Microbiology

Course Dates:

15 July 2019

Fees: £225


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This course aims to develop a wider understanding of food microbiology in the factory environment.


Delegates will be given up-to-date information on both established and emerging food pathogens, as well as a variety of spoilage microorganisms. Practical demonstrations will show delegates a selection of both traditional and rapid methods for detection and enumeration of microorganisms. Delegates will also receive information on the related areas of legislation, standards and specifications and the use of sampling plans for microbiology.


This one day course is delivered on site at The National Centre for Food Manufacturing, Holbeach and can also be delivered on business premises.


Certificate of attendance or after successful completion of an assignment, FDQ certificate with unit credits.

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Tel: 01406 493000

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