Executive Diploma in Food Safety in Hospitality Industry
The hospitality industry is governed by a number of laws and regulations that must be followed in order to ensure that the food provided is safe for consumers to eat. These include all food-related activities in the hospitality industry like preparation, cooking, delivery, and storage and serving. Food safety is critical so as to ensure that the food served to customers is safe to eat. Various rules and regulations are made ensure that it happens across all hospitality businesses and the procedures are in place to check that they are properly enforced and maintained.
The executives and managers of the hospitality industry need to be vigilant in safeguarding the security of the food they serve the public and ensure food safety and address different types of risks like food-borne illness. There is a need to educate and sensitize people from hospitality industry to plan and manage strategies and processes for ensuring food safety at workplaces.
FFSQ has designed this course for freshers, graduates and professionals who want to develop their technical skills and want to get equipped to perform various technical aspects of food safety sensitization in hospitality industry.
Module 1: Hospitality Industry – An overview (hotels, restaurants, cafeterias, hospitals, travel & tourism, contract caterings etc)
Module 2: Food safety sensitization in Hospitality Industry
Module 3 : Food safety in preparation and service
Module 4 : Premises, safety and personnel health & hygiene
Module 5 : Supply and storage of food in Hospitality Industry
Module 6 : Basics of food microbiology and food borne-pathogens
Module 7 : Pest control management in Hospitality Industry
Module 8 : Food safety standards for Hospitality Industry (HACCP, ISO 22000:2005, ISO 9001, ISO
Module 9 : Food safety compliances in Hospitality Industry
Module 10 : International food safety legislations for Hospitality Industry (USA, UK, Europe, Australia,
India, UAE etc perspectives)
Module 11 : Hospitality Industry based case studies
All graduates or post graduates/ PhD working in or are related to hospitality industry like hotels, restaurants, cafeterias, hospitals, travel & tourism, contract catering etc are eligible to enroll for the programme. Students and employed individuals from any sector (hospitality, quality, catering etc.) can also seek benefits of the course from their own cities and whilst still being in service, business or education.
Minimum time in which a student can complete this diploma course is six months while a maximum of twelve months is allowed to complete the course.
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.
A one-time fees (lump sum paid at beginning of the course) of Rs 20,000 /- (700 USD for overseas students) is mandatory. This covers for the course registration fees, tuition fees, course material fees etc. Apart from this, an examination fee of Rs 400/- (USD 15) per module needs to be paid later as per the examination notification of the Institute.
Examination & Certification
All the participants are obliged to timely submit completed assessment assignments (during the course, usually after every module) and appear for an online exam at the end of the course. After successful completion, the participants will be awarded Executive Diploma in Food Safety in Hospitality Industry by Faculty of Food Safety and Quality, IGMPI. For all the above mentioned modules elaborate course material, self-assessment assignments and project work details would be provided by the Institute from time to time. Details get updated on the webpage as well.
Placement Assistance & Corporate Relations
The Institute has partnered with many organizations for providing with placement assistance to in its participants. The robust placement cell comprises of senior level Human Resources professionals and Talent Acquisition experts which maintains close links with business and industry. We are engaged in promoting the employability of our participants by maintaining good rapport and relation with HR cell and recruiting managers of leading Food and Agriculture companies across the globe.
The efforts of our placement cell also include helping with professional resume writing, interview skills & conducting mock interviews etc.
Future career prospects of food safety Training
FFSQ’s e/distance course is a professional course targeted to ensure food safety in hospitality industry. The information, guidance, practical training and off course completion certificate will provide the participant with not one but many opportunities in the industry. This would come true in form of job roles and positions like that of restaurant manager, hotel manager, catering manager, food safety auditor, food inspector, food safety officer, hygiene officer, position in HACCP team etc.
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