FSPCA Preventive Controls for Human Foods

Meeting The New FDA FSMA Requirements FSPCA: Hazard Analysis And Risk-based Preventative Controls

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This blended online course has been designed by the Food Safety Preventative Controls Alliance (FSPCA) in collaboration with the FDA. It is a course recognized by FDA at present in meeting their requirements.

By successfully completing this course, you will meet the requirements as a FSPCA Preventive Controls Human Food Qualified Person who can manage a food safety preventive controls program in accordance with the Hazard Analysis and Preventive Controls Rule of the US Food and Drug Administration.

Read the latest Preventive Controls for Human Food: An Overview (pdf).

Please email Cathy Blood, if you wish to join our email distribution list to be notified about the training.

Preventive Controls for Human Food Training Options

Part 1: Online with FSPCA
Fee: $208.00 to FSPCA

Self-directed study with your computer. Register now!  Once enrolled, you can begin the course immediately. This allows you to study at your own pace, however, you have 9 months to complete the Part 1 course.

Upon completion of Part 1 online, you will receive an enrollment ticket and a completion email. You must present either the enrollment ticket or completion email to Cathy Blood by email to participate in Part 2.

Part 2: WSU Instructor Led – Virtual on Zoom
Fee:  $225 to WSU

Remote Live Delivery through Zoom

We will be hosting instructor led portion remotely and live through Zoom.  All participants will need to have access to a computer or laptop with the following:

  • Create a Zoom account.
  • An internet connection – broadband wired or wireless (3G or 4G/LTE)
  • Speakers and a microphone – built-in or USB plug-in or wireless Bluetooth
  • A webcam or HD webcam – built-in or USB plug-in
  • Due to group work, please try to connect with a laptop or computer and not a mobile device.
  • You are asked to keep your video on and instructors must be able to see your face.


Training starts time is 8 am to 5 pm.  Please check-in by 7:50 am so we can start promptly.

There will be breaks throughout the day and an hour for lunch.

Payment Policy

We accept all major credit cards.  Course materials will only be available for paid attendees.

Cancellation Policy

We allow changes to your registration until 7 business days prior to the start of the meeting. After that time, no refunds will be given.  There is a cancellation fee of $50.

If you have questions or problems with registration, please contact Cathy Blood via email.