Registration Open: Preventive Controls for Animal Food (PCQI) Course | July 2022

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registration open for july 2022 pcaf course

We’re excited to announce we will be offering a Food Safety Preventive Controls Alliance (FSPCA) Preventive Controls for Animal Food (PCQI) course in July 2022!

Dates: Tuesday, July 19, 2022 (10 a.m.–5 p.m.)
Wednesday, July 20, 2022 (8 a.m.–5 p.m.)
Thursday, July 21, 2022 (8 a.m.–3 p.m.)

Location: J. Edward Booth Field Learning Lab
4000 Chi Road
Raleigh, NC 27603

Fee: $550 per participant (includes course materials, lunches, and breaks)

COVID-19 Community Standards

Your health and safety is our top priority. We will be following all NC State University COVID-19 guidelines for this in-person course.

Visit the Protect the Pack Community Standards site for more information about current NC State University COVID-19 guidelines.


One regulation requirement of the new Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) is the development of a food safety plan for facilities required to conduct a hazard analysis and implement preventive controls. Development and implementation of the plan must be done under the supervision of a Preventive Controls Qualified Individual (PCQI). 

This 20-hour training course, following the Food Safety Preventive Controls Alliance (FSPCA) standardized curriculum recognized by the FDA, is taught by certified lead instructors. Individuals successfully completing the course will receive an official certificate from FSPCA.

Important Scheduling Note

Participants must be present for the entire 20-hour training course to earn a certificate. If you are unable to attend the entire training, please contact Marissa Cohen to make arrangements to make up any missed materials, if possible.


Registration will be available through July 12 and will be limited to 25 participants. Participants will be placed in available seats on a first-come, first-served basis.

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If the course is full and you wish to be placed on a waiting list, please email Marissa Cohen, as additional seats may be made available depending on demand. Also, if you are unable to secure a seat or this offering does not fit into your schedule, but would like to confirm your interest in attending a potential second offering of the course, please contact Marissa as well.

If you have questions about animal food safety, contact Marissa Cohen.