Sanitation Essentials Training

Sanitation Essentials Training – Learning Objectives

  • Identify the critical components in effective sanitation/cleaning programs
  • Recognize the impact of sanitation and hygiene for long-term business success
  • Apply programs, technical knowledge, and methods for regulatory compliance, such as FSMA or local regulations
  • Adopt components of a successful environmental monitoring program, including effective swabbing, validation and verification techniques, and how to take corrective actions
  • Achieve consistent and verifiable results by performing sequential process steps for wet and dry cleaning, and differentiate which method is appropriate based on product and process evaluation
  • Recognize the purpose and value of effective written cleaning procedures
  • Develop sanitation standard operating procedures (SSOPs)
  • Influence and motivate cross-functional colleagues to embrace their critical roles in successful sanitation and food safety programs

Sanitation Essentials Training
Sanitation Essentials Trainings are highly effective and unique thanks to the hands on, practical application of materials taught in the classroom. Sessions are taught by industry recognized subject matter experts of the Food Sanitation Institute and participants are tested to help ensure proficient competency in offered training topics. At the end of the 2½ day training, successful completion will be recognized with a certificate.

Training Topics
Training includes wet sanitation, dry sanitation, environmental monitoring, allergen verification and validation, developing written cleaning procedures (SSOPs), evaluating equipment hygienic design, cleaning automation, periodic cleaning program (including MSS) and execution, pest control, maintenance and sanitation, and effective leadership for sanitation success.

Who Should Attend?
Any professionals who need or desire to learn critical details about food sanitation and food safety, including: new sanitation or quality supervisors; operations or maintenance managers/supervisors; managers from plant, micro-, or corporate quality areas.

This course is a prerequisite to our Advanced Food Industry Leadership Training.

When and Where?
Training sessions are offered at three locations around the world: in New Orleans, Amsterdam and Shanghai.

Check our global Training Calendar for upcoming training sessions in your region and to reserve your seat.


This training is also available as a Dedicated session for just your company, allowing max 24 of your team members to participate together.

Cost and Registration
The training costs USD 1,395 / EUR 1,195 / RMB 7,800. Training fee includes classroom and workshop set up, handouts of training materials, certification, lunch, and a group dinner. Early registrants are eligible for an early bird discount on their course fee and pay only USD 1,195 / EUR 995 / RMB 6,500.
The training is hands-on and therefore highly effective. We limit participation, on a first-come, first-served basis, so we can guarantee each student gets an optimal learning experience.

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