• Laboratory Technicians
  • Quality Assurance team members
  • Industry personnel 
  • Those required to discuss, interpret or act upon microbiological test results


Value of Course
  • Improve the efficiency of your lab operations, processes and technician performance
  • Increase your result accuracy and consistency
  • Understand the "whys" behind the methods and best practices
  • Gain invaluable tools to resolve open issues and problems

Upcoming Courses


Regular Registration $995
Early registration and Multiple Attendee discounts apply

Attend the Advanced Food Microbiology Course as well for an additional $300


Day 1 Sessions

8:30 am to 4:30 pm

  • Importance of Food Microbiology
  • General Microbiology
  • Lab Safety 
  • Interactive Exercises 
  • Aseptic Technique 
  • Micro Methods
  • Petrifilm Methods
  • Proper Pipette use 
  • Hands on Activities


Day 2 Sessions

8:30 am to 4:30 pm

  • Microbial Growth Factors
  • Food Microbiology
  • Good Lab Practices (GLPs)
  • Sources of Error 
  • Petrifilm & Plate Interpretation 
  • Colony Counting
  • Hands on Plate Reading Activities
  • Pathogens
  • Environmental Monitoring 

"The knowledge of the staff and the ability to answer questions with open discussions are amazing and judgment free."
-Previous course attendee

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