Food Plant Sanitation Training Overview

Food Plant Sanitation Training​ Course Outline

Module 1: Food Plant Sanitation and its Requirements

  • What is Food Plant Sanitation?
  • Importance of Food Plant Sanitation
  • Sanitation Standard Operating Procedures
  • Sanitation Performance Standards (SPSs)

Module 2: Regulatory Inspection and Control Action

  • Inspection
  • Regulatory Control Action
  • Recall

Module 3: Microorganisms of Concern for Food Manufacturing

  • Microorganisms
  • Bacterial Requirements
  • Food-Borne Illness
  • Microbiological Control Methods

Module 4: Control of Listeria in Food Manufacturing

  • What is Listeria?
  • Listeriosis
  • Methods of Listerial Management and Control
  • Sanitary Design and Material
  • Biofilms

Module 5: Sanitary Facility Design

  • Principles of Sanitary Facility Design
  • Other Considerations for Sanitary Equipment Design

Module 6: Sanitation Best Practices

  • Who is Responsible for Sanitation?
  • Cleaning Process
  • Sanitising

Module 7: Verification of Sanitation

  • What is Verification?
  • Validation
  • Environmental Monitoring of Listeria

Module 8: Employee Good Manufacturing Practices

  • Rationale for Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs)
  • Good Manufacturing Practices

Module 9: Pest Control, Sanitation, and Hazard Control

  • Pest of Concern to Food Plants
  • Pest Controls Measures
  • Chemical and Physical Hazard Control

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Who should attend this Food Plant Sanitation Training Course? 

This Food Plant Sanitation Training Course is recommended for a diverse range of individuals within the food industry. This training course can be beneficial for a wide range of professionals, including:

  • Food Plant Managers
  • Quality Control and Assurance Personnel
  • Food Safety Coordinators
  • Production and Packaging Personnel
  • Sanitation and Cleaning Crews
  • Regulatory and Compliance Officers
  • Auditors and Inspectors

Prerequisites of the Food Plant Sanitation Training Course

There are no formal prerequisites for this Food Plant Sanitation Training Course.


Food Plant Sanitation Training Course Overview

Food Plant Sanitation is a critical aspect of food safety and quality control within the food industry. It involves maintaining hygienic conditions in processing facilities to prevent contamination and ensure consumer safety. This course delves into the principles and practices required to uphold rigorous sanitation standards, addressing current regulations and best practices.

Proficiency in Food Plant Sanitation is crucial for food production professionals, quality assurance specialists, and anyone involved in food processing and manufacturing. Mastery in this field ensures compliance with stringent health and safety standards, safeguarding against foodborne illnesses and upholding brand reputation.

This intensive 1-day training equips delegates with comprehensive knowledge of sanitation procedures, cleaning techniques, and risk assessment protocols specific to food production environments. Delegates gain practical insights into implementing sanitation practices, reducing contamination risks, and complying with industry regulations.

Course Objectives:

  • To understand the fundamental principles of Food Plant Sanitation
  • To identify potential contamination sources and develop preventive measures
  • To implement effective sanitation strategies within food processing facilities
  • To comprehend regulatory requirements and compliance standards
  • To analyse and mitigate risks associated with poor sanitation practices
  • To foster a culture of hygiene and cleanliness in food production
  • To apply best practices in cleaning and sanitation methods
  • To establish monitoring and evaluation frameworks for sanitation protocols

Upon completing the Food Plant Sanitation Course, delegates will gain a comprehensive understanding of sanitation principles and practices specific to food manufacturing facilities. They will receive a certification which enhances their credibility within the food industry and opens avenues for career advancement.

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What’s included in this Food Plant Sanitation Training Course?

  • World-Class Training Sessions from Experienced Instructors    
  • Food Plant Sanitation Certificate 
  • Digital Delegate Pack

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Ways to take this course

Experience live, interactive learning from home with The Knowledge Academy's Online Instructor-led Food Plant Sanitation Training. Engage directly with expert instructors, mirroring the classroom schedule for a comprehensive learning journey. Enjoy the convenience of virtual learning without compromising on the quality of interaction.

Unlock your potential with The Knowledge Academy's Food Plant Sanitation Training, accessible anytime, anywhere on any device. Enjoy 90 days of online course access, extendable upon request, and benefit from the support of our expert trainers. Elevate your skills at your own pace with our Online Self-paced sessions.

Experience the most sought-after learning style with The Knowledge Academy's Food Plant Sanitation Training. Available in 490+ locations across 190+ countries, our hand-picked Classroom venues offer an invaluable human touch. Immerse yourself in a comprehensive, interactive experience with our expert-led Food Plant Sanitation Training sessions.


Highly experienced trainers

Boost your skills with our expert trainers, boasting 10+ years of real-world experience, ensuring an engaging and informative training experience


State of the art training venues

We only use the highest standard of learning facilities to make sure your experience is as comfortable and distraction-free as possible


Small class sizes

Our Classroom courses with limited class sizes foster discussions and provide a personalised, interactive learning environment


Great value for money

Achieve certification without breaking the bank. Find a lower price elsewhere? We'll match it to guarantee you the best value

Streamline large-scale training requirements with The Knowledge Academy’s In-house/Onsite Food Plant Sanitation Training at your business premises. Experience expert-led classroom learning from the comfort of your workplace and engage professional development.


Tailored learning experience

Leverage benefits offered from a certification that fits your unique business or project needs


Maximise your training budget

Cut unnecessary costs and focus your entire budget on what really matters, the training.


Team building opportunity

Our Food Plant Sanitation Training offers a unique chance for your team to bond and engage in discussions, enriching the learning experience beyond traditional classroom settings


Monitor employees progress

The course know-how will help you track and evaluate your employees' progression and performance with relative ease

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Food Plant Sanitation Training FAQs

Food Plant Sanitation is the treatment of a surface with a chemical or physical agent to eliminate any disease/spoilage causing organisms that may affect food items. It helps to reduce the total vegetative cell population to a safe level.
There are no formal prerequisites for attending this Food Plant Sanitation Training course.
This Food Plant Sanitation Training course is ideal for anyone who wants to successfully develop, implement, and maintain an effective sanitation environment within an organisation.
Food Plant Sanitation Training will help individuals to improve the quality and productivity of food products and reduce the likelihood of regulatory incidences or recalls. It will lead to the overall success of any food handling operation.
Don't overlook the location, consider your setup, clear away dirt, dust, and debris, choose the proper drainage, invest in quality equipment, work with pest control, use proper food storage are the seven steps for better food plant sanitation.
Food safety aims to handle and prevent foodborne illness. Food sanitation is the cleanliness of equipment and facilities of food processing units.
During this training, you will learn various concepts such as sanitation regulatory requirements, microorganisms, pest controls measures, etc. They will also learn about sanitation verification, sanitation standard operating procedures, regulatory control action, and many more concepts.
The training fees for Food Plant Sanitation Training certification in Australia starts from AUD1895
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for Food Plant Sanitation Training.
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Best price in the industry

You won't find better value in the marketplace. If you do find a lower price, we will beat it.


Many delivery methods

Flexible delivery methods are available depending on your learning style.


High quality resources

Resources are included for a comprehensive learning experience.

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