Food safety courses

Courses available for processors of commercially sterilised food.

Approved Persons Course for Thermal Processing of Low-Acid Foods

18 May to 22 May 2020

CSIRO Agriculture and Food, Werribee, Victoria, Australia

This course will provide participants with necessary skills to design a safe and commercially viable thermal schedule for the processing of low-acid food products in hermetically sealed packaging. The course involves 4 days of lectures in thermal processing, practical heat penetration work, process calculations, tutorials, and preparation for exams.

Two examinations will be given on the fifth day, which will cover theory and practical thermal calculations. Participants who successfully pass the examination will be authorised to submit new thermal process schedules for approval by Department of Agriculture and Water Resources.

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