Food Safety Net Services (FSNS), the market leader in food safety testing and audit services, today announced its third and fourth quarter Education Course Schedule taught by certified trainers and industry professionals. The 2014 schedule consists of certified training programs for British Retail Consortium (BRC), Safe Quality Food (SQF), HACCP Training, and Microbiology & Food Safety.

The Global Standard for Food Safety, Issue 6, is published by the British Retail Consortium (BRC). Originally developed in the UK Retail Market, it has acquired world-wide recognition as the framework for any business to produce a safe and quality product. The BRC Internal Auditor Course covers how to conduct internal audits in a facility. The two courses are offered over a three day period.

The BRC Global Standard for Food Safety Implementation & Internal Auditor Course Locations:

September 17—19, 2014, Columbus, OHI

October 15—17, 2014, Atlanta, GA

The two-day HACCP course, accredited by the International HACCP Alliance, is designed for individuals in HACCP systems development, implementation, and management. The educational course is ideal for Plant HACCP Team Members, Plant Management teams, corporate executives, and anyone whose job function will impact the facility HACCP Plan.


HACCP Certification Course Locations:

July 16—17, 2014, Columbus, OH

October 28—29, 2014, Fresno, CA

November 11—12, 2014, Phoenix, AZ

The Microbiology & Food Safety course provides the fundamentals of food microbiology and an understanding of how microorganisms can be controlled in a food processing environment. The class focuses on reviewing microbiology and highlights the importance of process control, hygiene, and sanitation in food processing.


Microbiology & Food Safety Course Locations:

August 26, 2014, Fresno, CA

December 2, 2014, Phoenix, AZ

The SQF course, taught by a SQF registered trainer, will prepare you to meet the SQF Practitioner requirements as defined in the SQF Code, Edition 7.1.


SQF Course Locations:

August 7-8, 2014, Dallas, TX

Registration includes all course materials, lunch, and Certificate of Completion. Discounts are available for early registration and for two or more registrations from one company. NAMA member discounts are also available.

  • BRC Standard for Food Safety Course - $595
  • BRC Internal Auditor Course - $395
  • BRC Combined Course- $795
  • HACCP Training Course - $695
  • SQF Training Course - $550
  • Microbiology & Food Safety - $499

To register, visit or contact FSNS for more information at 888-525-9788 x 229 or email with custom course requirements.