Gain an understanding of basic microbiology with a food safety focus.
This course teaches how we classify micro-organisms, their characteristics & likely sources, how to identify them, potential risks associated with microbes in food, how to test for microbes in food, including sampling techniques & reading of laboratory reports. This course will give you the necessary skills to interpret your lab reports and make informed decisions based on these results. There will be practical activities & case studies during the course along with a written assessment, that is completed during the course. There are no post course assignments
This course is delivered face-to-face in Brisbane or via Virtual Classroom at exactly the same time as the face-to-face training so all participants will actively take part in group discussions and exercises.
Virtual Training is delivered through the ICS Learning Management System on line or via Zoom. All virtual participants view the same material and are expected to actively participate throughout the duration of the course.