Major food microbiology pathogens – live online tutor-led training course

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

Benefits of attending

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.

Delegates will gain comprehensive knowledge of each pathogen through a series of presentations covering the latest information available.  The lectures will be underpinned by pre-recorded practical demonstrations on the appropriate methods.

The course is delivered live online over the course of one day. 


Training Course content

  • Listeria
  • Campylobacter
  • Salmonella
  • E coli STEC

Course Aims:

  • Deliver the latest information on established pathogens
  • Demonstrate methods showing how each pathogen should look on a range of selective media
  • Outline ‘hints & tips’ regarding methodology to improve testing outcomes

Learning outcomes:

  • Gain knowledge of appropriate methods and how to interpret the results.
  • Learning and understanding the different options available for confirmation testing.
  • Feel more informed regarding characteristics, epidemiology and tracking sources of contamination.
  • Incorporate this knowledge into internal training of other laboratory staff.
Event Director - Fiona Cawkell

Further information

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