Partnering with the FDA to improve food protection
The International Food Protection Training Institute (IFPTI) provides FDA-aligned and evidence-based career-spanning training curriculum for U.S. and international public and private sector food protection professionals.
Instructor-led training in Battle Creek, Michigan is delivered at the Kendall Center, through a partnership with Western Michigan University.
IFPTI collaborates with food protection agencies to deliver instructor-led training at appropriate locations for the agency personnel.
Additionally, through the Training and Registration System, IFPTI offers on-demand online training.
Most face-to-face programs are delivered at the Kendall Center, through a partnership with Western Michigan University in Battle Creek, Michigan. Additional courses and webinars will be offered on-line.
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“The biggest challenge we face in our job today is the ever-growing expertise we're supposed to possess, with ever-shrinking budgets to get the training needed.” Karla Horne, The Training Institute student Food Scientist
“What I find most gratifying being an instructor at The Training Institute is seeing students walk away with real knowledge and skills.” Mark Reed, The Training Institute Instructor Environmental Health Supervisor
“When you share ideas, you learn something. Other people may approach things another way and that could give you the tool you need to be successful.” Byron Beerbower, The Training Institute Instructor Compliance Manager