Analysis and examination of foods - postgraduate course

Organised by The Association of Public Analysts (APA) Educational Trust and the Government Chemist Programme in LGC

The Association of Public Analysts (APA) Educational Trust and the Government Chemist Programme in LGC organise an annual RSC-approved, fully residential week long postgraduate course on the analysis and examination of food and feed. The course will take place from 1 to 5 April.

Topics include food allergens, food authenticity and DNA testing, food law and certificate writing, microscopy lab practical work, and an update from the FSA National Food Crime Unit. An evening session offers training and role play in giving expert testimony in court led by experienced court going scientists.

The course, over a two year cycle, offers a distinctive learning experience, validated by active practitioners in the APA Training Committee, with unique features:

- a vibrant mix of lectures, laboratory practical sessions and interactive exercises

- wide range of experts, not available together elsewhere

- up to date teaching of safety (chemical and microbiological), authenticity, analysis and the law of food, water, feeding-stuffs and fertilisers

- professional networking with peer group and leading experts, National Reference Laboratories, senior academic researchers and policy officials

- alignment with the MChemA*syllabus

- practical and relevant training in microbiology theory and hands-on laboratory work

For more information and how to book click the 'Book Now' link.

Deadline to book the course: 15 March 2019.