Jack Sehkon and Associates Inc.

Preventive Controls For Human Food-PCQI

Preventive Controls For Human Food-PCQI


This 2.5 day instructor-led online Preventive Controls for Human Food course is designed for mandatory Preventive Controls Qualified Individual (PCQI) or for anyone interested in understanding/enhancing requirements of the FSMA rule/SFCR Canada and how to develop a Food Safety Plan that meets those requirements.

This course is aligned with FSMA/FDA and SFCR/CIFA compliant. This practical and smartly designed course enables you with the skill set and knowledge to ensure safe manufacturing, processing, packing, and storage/distribution of food products for human consumption in the United States and Canada.

The food safety plan is developed and implemented by conducting hazard analysis and implementing risk-based preventive controls in accordance with FDA/SFCR requirements.

Course Content

  • FDA/SFCR Preventive Controls for Human Food Regulation overview
  • Food safety plan required components
  • Current Good Manufacturing Practices cGMPs
  • Biological, chemical, physical, and economically motivated food safety hazards
  • Preliminary steps in developing a food safety plan
  • Resources for developing food safety plans
  • Hazard analysis and preventive controls determination
  • Process, sanitation, allergen, and supply chain preventive controls
  • Monitoring, verification and validation procedures
  • Record-keeping procedures
  • Recall plan

Participant Handout:
Participants receive a package that consists of interpretation of the RC 14001 Standard-related materials supported by a process approach and risk assessment examples, scenarios and case studies as well as useful/value-added reference materials.

Who Will Benefit?

  • Food manufactures, processors, packers, holders, and distributors.
  • Food exporters to the U.S.
  • QA Directors and QA Managers
  • QA/Production Supervisors
  • Operations Managers
  • SQF Practitioners 
  • BRC Professionals
  • HACCP Coordinators
  • Food Safety Technicians
  • Auditors
  • Food Science Graduates
  • Food Safety Consultants
  • Compliance officers
  • Regulatory Affairs Specialists
  • Participants who successfully demonstrate competence during this course will receive a “Certificate of Attainment” covering the following knowledge competency units issued by JSA Inc.
  • PCQI: Preventive Controls for Human Food
  • JSA Inc will issue Exemplar Global PCQI certificate after each candidate has demonstrated competency equivalent to Exemplar Global approved module examination.
  • Participants not deemed competent are issued “Certificates of Attendance” and will be given opportunity for re-examination using an interview methodology.


Why take Jack Sekhon & Associates Inc Provided Training?
Jack Sekhon, course instructor, holds, is a member of or has the following experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering
  • Registered Professional Engineer
  • Certified PCQI
  • Certified HACCP Professional
  • Certified H &S Consultant CHSC
  • Member of the Fellow Engineers Canada
  • JSA Inc ISO 9001/14001/45001/ISO22000/RC 14001/HACCP Exemplar Certified Trainer
  • First Class Power Engineer
  • Former BSI QMS/EMS/OHSMS Lead Auditor
  • Former QMI/SAI Global QMS/EMS/ OHSMS Lead Auditor
  • Former CSA QMS/EMS/OHSMS Trainer
  • Former BSI QMS/EMS/OHSMS Trainer
  • COR External Auditor
  • Qualified Six Sigma/Lean Practitioner
  • 25 years of experience in QMS/EMS/OHSMS consulting
  • 15 years of experience in OHS and environmental compliance evaluation.
  • 5 years of consulting experience in ISO 17025, ISO 13485, and ISO 22000  
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