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Acidified Foods Manufacturing School – 100% Online

Register here: Acidified Foods Manufacturing School

The Acidified Foods Manufacturing School is an FDA recognized course providing instruction primarily for operating supervisors, meeting the requirements stated in 21 CFR 114.10. The school is particularly intended for operators or operating supervisors involved in production of thermally processed acidified foods. If you are a manufacturer of Low-Acid Canned Foods you will want to consider taking the Better Process Control School (BPCS).

Course Structure

Acidified Foods Manufacturing School is 100% ONLINE On-Demand program.

Those who complete the 100% Online Course will receive a Certificate of Course Completion to demonstrate they meet the training requirement of the FDA Acidified regulation (21 Code of Federal Regulations Part 114.10). This training sequence is equivalent to the training received by attending a standard in-person Better Process Control School (BPCS) course.

Randomized 10 question multiple-choice examinations will be given after each of the nine online modules. Students must pass each module quiz with 70% correct and will only be allowed two attempts. Any student who has failed any module may not receive the Certificate of Course Completion. To be certified, completion of ALL modules and passing of ALL examinations given after that module are mandatory. Those passing the examinations given during the online curriculum will be certified as supervisors under 21 CFR, Sections 108.25 (f) (Acidified Foods) and 114.10 (Acidified Foods). Once registered, you will have 365 days to complete the course material, which should take approximately 16 hours. Once you complete the online course, you will receive a Certificate and will no longer have access to the online content.

For more information and course registration, visit the official Acidified Foods Manufacturing School website.

International Clients:

Please take note there is an additional shipping fee to cover International shipping charges. After registration into the course follow the instructions below for making the shipping fee payment.

  1. Visit our website
  2. The menu on the left side of the screen, click where it says Entrepreneurial Program, and then click on the Online Request Form.
  3. Close to the top of the page where it says, ” HOME >>REQUEST FORM AND PAYMENT

Click on “Request form and payment”.

  1. This will take you to the page where you can pay for International Shipping.

AFMS Policies:

  • Once you are registered for the course and a manual has been sent to you, we will not be able to cancel or provide a refund.
  • Registrants are not able to switch participants once the online materials have been accessed.
  • If a refund is requested prior to shipping a manual there will be a $10 cancellation fee applied.
  • In order for a course manual to be sent, we need a valid mailing address. The cost of the manual and shipping (domestic) is included with the registration, however, if a valid address is not provided and the manual is sent back to us we will require payment for re-sending the manual. 
  • If a quiz is not passed (2 attempts are allowed) you will need to contact us for another attempt. If after the third attempt a quiz is not passed a phone call is required to discuss the understanding of the topic/materials. 

AFMS Course Policies are subject to be updated at any time.