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FSMA Preventive Controls for Human Food (PCQI) Workshop

Have confidence that your Food Safety Plan complies with FSMA's Preventive Controls for Human Food (PCHF) rule. This Food Safety Preventive Controls Alliance (FSPCA) designed workshop is the only standardized curriculum for the PCHF rule recognized by FDA.

SCS Special: 25% discount applies when registering for the online HACCP for Processors course (IHA Approved) when enrolling in a PCQI course.

Learning Objectives:
  • Know the requirements necessary to comply with the Preventive Controls Rule
  • Satisfy the FDA training requirement for the Preventive Controls Qualified Individual (PCQI)
  • Develop a food safety plan based on a step-by-step analysis of a model product and process
Agenda: Download

Who Should Attend:

Managers, supervisors and employees of food facilities seeking more knowledge about FSMA's Preventive Control Rule; those interested in becoming a Preventive Controls Qualified Individual and assuming the responsibility for developing, implementing and maintaining a facility Food Safety Plan; companies exporting to the U.S.; food brokers; food safety auditors and consultants.


None. Knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practices is recommended.

Related Trainings:

SCS also offers a 1-day live training for individuals who have completed the FSPCA online self-paced training (see below for Part II Live Training). NOTE this course does not cover FSMA’s Foreign Supplier Verification Program, which is a separate 2-day training (see below).

Classroom Training

This SCS blended workshop uses a step-by-step approach for identifying hazards and applying preventive controls, integrated with interactive group exercises. Prerequisites and the revised GMPs (21 CFR 117) are also reviewed.

This 20 hour training is completed in two parts:

  • 4-hour instructor-led webinar
  • 2-day classroom training

Attendees for the classroom training MUST complete the webinar prior to the classroom portion.

Classroom Price: $750/person
Discounts apply for early bird, multiple attendee and multiple course registrations. Students and government personnel may apply for discounts by submitting a valid student or government ID to

Fees include: Instructor-led training, course materials, lunch, FSPCA official Certificate of Completion and SCS Certificate of Completion.

On-site Training

Save on time and travel expenses when you have 6 or more team members for training. SCS trainers can come to your facility or present a live, interactive webinar for your team. Contact us to schedule a private, on-site training at your facility.

Contact Diane Dulmage Training Services Account Manager

Classroom Sessions

Classroom Sessions

Fee: $750/person
  • Dec 5 - Dec 6
    Salinas, CA

    PCHF Webinar
    Nov 29
    Online Webinar
  • Feb 6 - Feb 7
    Emeryville, CA

    PCQI Webinar
    Feb 4
    Online Webinar
  • Apr 4 - Apr 5
    Burbank, CA

    PCQI Webinar
    Apr 1
    Online Webinar
  • May 29 - May 30
    Emeryville, CA

    PCQI Webinar
    May 27
    Online Webinar

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For Private / On-Site Training:
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