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Online Course in Food Microbiology
Online Course in Food Microbiology
Date:
02 Mar 2020
Price:
R 5800.00
Online Course in Food Microbiology
Date:
13 Jul 2020
Price:
R 5800.00
Brief Description
The Online Course in Food Microbiology will not only provide you with an in-depth understanding of the general principles of microbiology with a specific focus on micro-organisms and the intrinsic and extrinsic factors that affect their growth in food but you will also be equipped with the practical skills and knowledge of its application in the food industry and the prevention of contaminants in food production and/or preservation. The course will also provide you with critical insights in the most recent developments and studies in food pathogens, toxins and microbial contaminants in order to produce and distribute safe food products.
Learning Outcomes
After successfully completing this course, you will be able to understand the major morphological differences between bacteria, yeasts moulds and viruses in food understand how bacteria multiply and identify the different phases of the bacterial growth curve be able to identify and understand the factors that affect the survival of bacteria, and be able to identify the primary sources of micro-organisms in food.
Course Content
The major morphological differences between bacteria, yeasts moulds and viruses How bacteria and yeasts multiply and name the different phases of the bacterial growth curve The main morphological types of bacteria Examples of how bacteria are named The importance of micro-organisms to the food industry At least nine sources from which food can be contaminated with microorganisms
Entry Requirements
Prospective delegates should at least have a minimum of one years formal tertiary education and/or have received adequate exposure to microbiology or food sciences in their work environment.
Course Number:
P005127
Catalogue and Category:
Agriculture and Food Security
Who Should attend:
This course is ideal for any person that is employed in the food industry that needs to attain knowledge in that area of food microbiology.
Delivery Mode:
Online