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HACCP Training and Its Relevance...(Part-1)

All Professional colleges have a common goal. To produce a crop of Professionals who are most suitable for the respective industries which are to focus on various skill developments and qualifications, which will make them most desirable for employment or competent to start something new in the given Industry. In short, both these seemingly divergent goals converge at a point, wherein, the common goal can be identified as being relevant to the Market of the given industry at the given time.

Food Industry, which is comprised of manufacturing like Food Processing (converting the raw ingredients to consumable value-added products, which will include kitchens), Food Production (producing the required raw material like milk, meat, vegetables, fruits, fodder etc.), Food handlers such Hotels, restaurants, bakeries, canteens etc. Hence, by definition, Food industry will cover Agriculture, Horticulture, Animal Production, Dairy Technology, Fisheries Science, Biotechnology, and Chemical Engineering with focus on food, Microbiology, Chemistry with a focus on food and quality, etc... 

Needless to say, all the institutions, which imparts knowledge in these specialized areas and the faculty there are always focused to ensure that they produce the best possible set of professionals who are most relevant to the conditions outside the walls of their institutions. 

However, if we look at the trends, trends in the employment markets, trends in the skill requirements for entrepreneurship, trends in the methodology of handling food, both in the realms of statutory and obligatory spheres, skills and certifications acquired in colleges are now viewed as the minimum threshold for consideration. For those who aspire to join top-notch companies after graduation, additional qualifications provide a very significant push to their chances to be given an opportunity to prove themselves. This is where all the graduates of these courses must seriously consider getting an additional qualification in the most relevant area of interest for all Food professionals, that is, HACCP (Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points).

Highfield Awarding Body for Compliance (HABC), UK, one of the most reputed training organization, along with Yushmakam is providing Level 2 and Level 3 HACCP certification courses in India. It is one of the stated missions of Yushmakam to contribute to up-gradation of quality of Professional in Food industry. The ideal time and venue to get this additional qualification will be your institution itself...

The obvious advantages of acquiring this during your graduation will be explained in our next blog... What you can expect from the program and what obvious benefits you can expect during placements and thereafter will also be discussed in detail, don’t go anywhere...


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