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NEW: The Food Safety Professional eLearning Bundle is Here!

By Product Management Team |

You asked, we listened, and now, we can deliver: The new Food Safety Professional eLearning Premium Library bundle of courses is available through Alchemy Manager!

Many of you requested more advanced, professional-level courses for individuals who administer, participate, or contribute to food safety programs. Utilizing the decades of experience from the Alchemy Food Safety Consulting team, we designed courses broken up into modules to help engage the learner on a deeper level.

Full, in-depth descriptions on the courses can be found at the end, but first, some essential takeaways.

How to access:
Contact your Account Manager to add the Food Safety Professional eLearning Bundle to your library. Once installed, find these three courses in Alchemy Manager, under “Professional Development”:

  • Environmental Monitoring (estimated course length is 5.5 hours)

  • Risk Assessment (estimated course length is 5.5 hours)

  • Verification and Validation (estimated course length is 3.5 hours)

These courses were previously available for one-time individual purchase on our Alchemy Academy platform. But, by request, they are now available through your Alchemy Manager platform for tracking, use in Learning Plans, audit-ready reporting, and more.


Additional Benefits include:

    • All training records located in one system

    • No limit to who takes the courses or how many times

    • 14.5 hours of in-depth content

    • Each course has a pre-test (not graded) to activate understanding

    • Ungraded knowledge check questions and interactive exercises throughout help facilitate learning and provide regular assessment opportunities

    • Each course can be stopped at any time and will resume at the beginning of the section halted

    • Each course has a final exam that must be completed successfully to complete the course

    • Scoring below the passing rate of 75% triggers immediate review and retake of the Final Exam


Detailed Course Information:

NOTE: Time indicated is an “estimate” for a single user to complete a course. The actual time necessary to complete a training course will vary dramatically due to numerous factors including:

  • Type of computer used

  • Length of time for users to respond to questions

Environmental Monitoring Program (EMP)
Environmental monitoring is an essential program for facilities, especially food manufacturing sites that handle Ready-To-Eat (RTE) and microbiologically sensitive foods. This course provides training to mitigate inherent food safety risks and ensure regulatory compliance.

  • Identify the steps for a successful environmental monitoring program

  • Distinguish between the different regulatory requirements

  • Understand the required sanitation controls for a successful environmental monitoring program

  • Learn how to implement and manage testing protocols

  • Explore the different software to manage and trend results


Risk Assessment

Sound risk management procedures are essential to assess and mitigate the risks associated with your management system. This course will address food safety and workplace safety risk assessments and provide key risk assessment methods to help ensure regulatory compliance today.

  • Differentiate between a risk and a hazard

  • Learn how to conduct a risk assessment

  • Determine the risk level

  • Learn how to implement and manage testing protocols

  • Explore the different software to manage and trend results

  • Discover risk assessment methods and tools

  • Identify mitigation plans & document findings

  • Find out the importance of reassessment


Verification & Validation

This course provides an in-depth study on verification and validation including techniques to ensure proper monitoring and scientific accuracy of food safety plans with insight on how to prevent audit non-conformances and properly verify and validate your food safety system.

  • Understand the terms and methods for verification and validation

  • Review various expectations for verification and validation by FDA, USDA, and GFSI standards

  • Explore examples of verification and validation for food safety plans, HACCP plans, and

  • prerequisite programs

  • Learn how to promote food safety through proper verification and validation of your

    food safety systems




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