PCQI Training Schedule

PCQI Training Schedule

FSPCA Preventive Controls for Human Food Course

March 12-14, 2019  (Registration Closed)

Miami, FL

FDA’s Preventive Controls for Human Food (PCHF) regulation requires facilities that manufacture, process, pack or hold human food for consumption in the U.S., to have at least one “Preventive Controls Qualified Individual (PCQI)”.
This course is the standardized curriculum developed by FSPCA and is recognized by the FDA as meeting the training requirements to become a Preventive Controls Qualified Individual. This course provides the knowledge to perform or oversee:
• Preparation of the Food Safety Plan namely the hazard analysis and identification of the preventive controls
• Validation of the preventive controls
• Records review
• Reanalysis of the Food Safety Plan

Course Overview


  • Introduction to Course and Preventive Controls
  • Food Safety Plan Overview
  • Good Manufacturing Practices and Other Prerequisite Programs
  • Biological Food Safety Hazards
  • Chemical, Physical, and Economically Motivated Food Safety Hazards
  • Preliminary Steps in Developing a Food Safety Plan
  • Resources for Preparing Food Safety Plans


  • Hazard Analysis and Preventive Controls Determination
  • Process Preventive Controls
  • Food Allergen Preventive Controls
  • Sanitation Preventive Controls
  • Supply-Chain Preventive Controls


  • Verification and Validation Procedures
  • Record-Keeping Procedures
  • Recall Plan
  • Regulation Overview – CGMP, Hazard Analysis, and Risk-Based Preventive Controls for Human Food

Schedule and Location

Day One: 8:00am-5:00pm
Day Two: 8:00am-5:00pm
Day Three: 8:00am-12:00pm

9100 S. Dadeland Blvd.
Suite 1500
Miami, FL 33156


Jenifer Kane, FSMA Expert


Jenifer Kane has 36 years of experience in the food industry, most recently as senior industry advisor with the International Food Protection Training Institute. Prior to that role, she was director of global quality auditing for the Kellogg Company. She previously served in food safety and quality roles with Nabisco, Planters and Lifesavers, Kraft Foods, and Keebler Companies. She is a Food Safety Preventive Controls Alliance lead instructor and a trainer of trainers for both the FSPCA Preventive Controls for Human Food and the Foreign Supplier Verification Program.

Course Rate – $899

(Group discounts available. Contact T4L for pricing.)