Certified Food Quality Auditor
This is an opportunity for all the people who are or want to sign upas a Quality Auditor in the industry. The certification is meant to ensure that the up-and-coming participant has got the skills needed to assess and report on the conformance and effective implementation of processes, and to contribute to the continual improvement of a quality management system based on standard.
The study material focuses on the role of internal audit in the maintenance and improvement of management systems and the suggested ways in which the effectiveness of corrective action might be verified. This targets the Quality professionals interested in conducting first-party, second-party, and/or third-party audits, Management Representatives, Quality Directors, Managers and Consultants, hence getting a Certification for the same will help a lot towards your vision.
The case study based approach in the training provided for the certification programme is designed for working professionals in full time employment who want to update their knowledge and gain required skills and attitude in the area in order to become a certified Food Quality Auditor in the domain. This certification is also beneficial for professionals from different streams to help them intensify their knowledge. An advanced training having rigorous case studies based methodology will be imparted to all participants for preparing for the Certifying Examination.
The training in Quality Assurance and Quality Control imparted by IGMPI is approved and certified by Quality Council of India, Government of India.
Certified Study Resources
- Introduction to Quality Audit
- Quality Audit: Ins and Outs
- Quality Assurance and Quality Control
- Qualification and Validation
- Quality Testing Tools and Techniques
- Quality Certifications, Complying with Govt. regulations- ISO, FDA, FSSAI Guidelines.
- Good Documentation Practices
- Addressing Internal and External Quality Issues
- Case Studies
Any Life Science graduate/ B. Pharm/ M. Pharm/ M. Sc./ PhD in Science disciplines/ Any diploma/ Degree holders or working professional from any of the following industry types, Food Processing industry, Food products manufacturing, Ayurvedic food products, Retail, and Food Service establishments, Food Packaging, Food/Food-ingredient based research, Biotechnologyor any related industry are highly encouraged to apply for the programme. Selection will be based on the participant’s profile. IGMPI reserves the right to reject any application.
The registration dates for this bi-annual program run by the institute are updated timely on the webpage. The Training sessions and webinars are strictly scheduled depending on the availability of speakers. Though the recorded lectures are also made available through the IGMPI Learning Management System so the participants are able to listen to them according to their own pace. Effective E-learning tools incorporated into the design of the webpage make the course lectures, videos and study material easily accessible. This gives huge window of self-regulated and self-paced performance to the participants.
Certification and Membership Fees
Rs. 14500/- for Indian nationals and 500 USD for overseas students. This covers the certification registration fee and examination fee. An additional membership fee of Rs 4500/-(USD 125 for overseas) is optional to pay in order to avail the services of Certified Study Resources and training for the preparation of the certification exam.
Assessment & Certification
All the participants are expected to appear for online assessment. After successful completion the participants will be certified as Food Quality Auditor by IGMPI. For all the above mentioned elaborate study resources, Assessment test papers and case studies would be provided by the Institute from time to time. Details get updated on the website as well. The certification will be awarded after the required levels of knowledge, skills, professionalism and attitude are assessed through the IGMPI assessment process.
In case the participant is not able to pass the certification exam in first attempt/exam notification, he/she will have to re- register for the next scheduled examination by submitting re-registration form along with the re- registration fee of Rs. 1500/- (50 USD). However, the participants will be given sufficient flexibility in scheduling their First certification exam.