Microbiology courses

Our microbiology training courses cover topics such as practical microbiology, understanding microbiology, setting a shelf life, cleaning and disinfection, and designing microbiologically safe foods.

  • Whether you are involved in the microbiological testing of food or oversee the hygiene and safety of food production, this popular annual conference will look at topical areas of concern and keep delegates up to date with the latest information and thinking.

    Next available date 10 October 2024
    member £149 + VAT/non-member £190 + VAT

  • This online course provides practical guidance on how to apply the new requirements for ISO19036: Microbiology of the food chain – Estimation of measurement uncertainty for quantitative determinations

    Next available date 18 June 2024
    member £599 + VAT/non-member £799 + VAT

  • Molecular microbiology methods are needed to ensure that food is safe, with the most common use being to detect pathogens. But there is so much more. DNA sequencing allows detected pathogens to be compared to each other with greater accuracy than ever before. It also provides tools to examine microbial populations in great detail, so that these can be understood and controlled.

    Next available date 11 July 2024
    member £130 + VAT/non-member £180 + VAT

  • Delegates on the course will gain in-depth knowledge of food microbiology and also the factory environment. 

    Next available date 20-22 November 2024
    member £1699 + VAT/non-member £2220 + VAT

  • Gain an understanding of how to set the shelf life of a product to account for spoilage, quality and safety risks.

    Next available date 26 November 2024
    member £735 + VAT/non-member £945 + VAT

  • If you make decisions about any aspect of food manufacture, distribution and sale but have no microbiological training.

    Next available date 5-6 November 2024
    member £999 + VAT/non-member £1299 + VAT

  • Are you developing new products ? This couse looks at what you need to consider to produce safe and stable products.

    This course is available as a tailored option for those who have a number of staff who would benefit from the training. If you would like more information please complete the enquiry form

  • This online course is aimed at senior microbiologists and experienced laboratory personnel who wish to enhance their knowledge of the four major food microbiology pathogens.

    This course is available as a tailored option for those who have a number of staff who would benefit from the training. If you would like more information please complete the enquiry form

  • This new course introduces recognised approaches for method validation and practical guidance on how to apply the new requirements for in-house method verification in ISO16140 part 3.

    This course is available as a tailored option for those who have a number of staff who would benefit from the training. If you would like more information please complete the enquiry form

  • This half-day online course will give a concise insight of what to consider when setting the shelf life of a product.

    This course is available as a tailored option for those who have a number of staff who would benefit from the training. If you would like more information please complete the enquiry form

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