Food Safety Training and Certification Program (FoSTaC):

We proudly announce that NSHM is one of the certified FoSTaC training partner since 2020.

In pursuance of Section 16(3)(h) of the Food Safety and Standards Act 2006, FSSAI had initiated the Food Safety Training & Certification (FoSTaC) program in July ,2017.This was aimed at creating pool of food safety supervisors, who are trained in good hygiene and manufacturing practices as per requirements in schedule 4 of Food Safety and Standard Licensing and Registration Regulatrions,2011.To address training needs for all types of food businesses at various levels in the food system, a total of seventeen courses at three levels; basic, advanced and special have been developed.

The details course conducted at NSHM Knowledge Campus, Kolkata for FoSTaC program are as follows:

Sl No.Name of The TrainingMode of TrainingDurationMandatory/Optional
1Manufacturing (Level-1) Food Safety SupervisorOnline/Offline4 hrs /1 dayRecommended for petty manufacturer Recommended for petty manufacturing unit
2Manufacturing (Level-2) Food Safety SupervisorOnline/Offline8 hrs/1 dayMandatory for all manufacturing units other than Sl No 3 and 6 units
3Milk and Milk Products Food Safety SupervisorOnline/Offline12hrs/1-2 daysMandatory for Milk and Milk Product Processing Units
4Meat and Poultry-Food Safety SupervisorOnline/Offline12hrs/1-2 daysMandatory for Meat and Meat Product Processing Units
5Fish and Sea food-Food Safety SupervisorOnline/Offline8 hrs/1 dayMandatory for Fish and Sea Food Processing Units
6Health Supplements -Food Safety SupervisorOnline/Offline8 hrs /1 dayMandatory for health supplement unit
7Bakery (Level-2)- Food Safety SupervisorOnline/Offline8 hrs/1 dayOptional for Bakery Units
8Bakery (Level-1)- Food Safety SupervisorOnline/Offline4 hrs/1 dayRecommended for small bakery units
9Edible oil and Fats-Food Safety SupervisorOnline/Offline8 hrs/1 dayOptional for Edible oil and Fat Manufacturing Unit
10Water and Water based beverages-Food Safety SupervisorOnline/Offline8 hrs/1 dayOptional processing unit –Water and water based beverages
11Retail (Level 2)-Food Safety SupervisorOnline/Offline8 hrs/1 dayMandatory for retail units
12Retail and Distribution (Level 1) -Food Safety SupervisorOnline/Offline8 hrs /1 dayRecommended for petty units
13Storage and Transport (Level-2)- Food Safety SupervisorOnline/Offline8 hrs/1 dayMandatory for Storage and Transportation Units
14Storage and Transport (Level-1)- Food Safety SupervisorOnline/Offline8 hrs/1 dayRecommended for petty units
15Catering (Level 2)-Food Safety SupervisorOnline/Offline8 hrs/1 dayMandatory for Catering Unit
16Catering (Level 1)-Food Safety SupervisorOnline/Offline8 hrs/1 dayRecommended for petty catering units
17Street Food VendorsOnline/Offline4 hrs/1 dayRecommended for Street Food Vendors

Participants/Target Group:

Food Business holders, Street Food Vendors, Representative from Food Business Industries. Students related to Food Business Industry, Hotel and Hospitality Industries.Any other person who is not involved in food business or will involve in future.

Eligibility:

For Level 1: Matriculation with minimum 6-month experience in food business industries

For Level 2 & 3: Graduates and minimum 6-month experience in food business industries. Students related to Food Business Industry.

For Fees and other details please communicate further.