FoSTaC Trainings

FoSTaC Trainings

FSSAI had made Training mandatory of all Central and State Licensed FBOs under FSS Act, October 06th 2017*. Each Food Business Operator, exceeding specified head count needs to have at least one trained & certified person in their business premises to ensure food safety. The FSSAI shall provide training programs in food safety and standards for people who are in the food businesses, whether as food business operators or employees or otherwise. 

FSS Act, October 06th 2017

Food Safety Training and Certification (FoSTaC) is an initiative by FSSAI whereby food safety trainings are conducted for target groups in the food business to maximise knowledge and awareness of food safety regulations and policies to ensure food safety and hygiene 

  • Basic Level - Basic level certification are meant for food business. Duration of each course is of 4 hours. Course are: -
    (1) Street Food Vending,(2) Catering,(3) Manufacturing / Processing,(4)
    Storage & Transport, and (5) Retail & Distribution
  • Advanced Level - Advanced courses and certification are for State & Central Licensed food business. Duration of each course is 8 hours. Course are: -
    (1) Catering (2) Manufacturing / Processing, (3) Storage & Transport, and (5) Retail & Distribution 
  • Special Level - Special course have been developed for high risk food business or The food business which require special attention. Duration of special course is 8-12 hours. Spread over 1-2 days. Course are: -
    (1) Milk & Milk Products, (2) Meat & Poultry, (3) Fish & Sea Food,
    (4) Packaged Water, (5) Bakery (Level 1), (6) Bakery (Level 2), (7)
    Edible Oil and Fat, (8) Health Supplement

** FSSAI has created training content for the above courses 

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