Microbiology for Food and Beverage Plants

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Microbiology for Food and Beverage Plants

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Category: Essential
Level: Basic
Languages available: Brazilian Portuguese, English, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Polish, Spanish.


Course Modules:

  1. Introduction & Growth of Microorganisms
  2. Spoilage Organisms
  3. Pathogen Organisms




Course Description


The Microbiology for Food and Beverage Plants course is an introduction to microorganisms found in food processing, their impact, and how to control their growth. The course is a foundation for the specific microbe control training courses, and it is recommended that it is completed before any of the more advanced courses.


The fundamental principles are explained in a concise way to explain the types of microorganisms important to food and beverage manufacturing, the conditions they need to grow and how, through altering these conditions, their growth can be controlled.




Suitable For


  • Employees in food and beverage production areas
  • Learners who intend to take the Specific Microbe Hygiene Academy courses






Learning Objectives


Each of the three modules has its own objectives. By the end of the series, learners will understand:


  • The naming and types of microorganisms
  • The benefits of microorganisms
  • The impact they have on food and beverage production
  • How to control microorganism growth
  • Bacteria, Fungus, Yeast and Virus
  • Spores
  • Biofilms