Education

The NJFPA is pleased to make available to our members information regarding education and training events for the food industry. The following programs may be of interest to employees in your company:

Rutgers Food Innovation Center

The Rutgers Food Innovation Center is now offering a diverse array of food safety training and specialized services to meet the needs of the food industry. These include a series of Three-Hour Short Courses for the Food Processing Industry; HACCP Certification Training; Specialized Services; and an Intensive Hands-on Food Safety Training Curriculum. More information can be found at http://www.foodinnovation.rutgers.edu/etss/

Continuing Education at New Jersey's Community Colleges

Each year, New Jersey's 19 community colleges enroll nearly 150,000 students in noncredit continuing and professional education programs. Businesses, industries, individuals, and health and government agencies throughout the state take advantage of these affordable and accessible programs. New Jersey's community colleges offer hundreds of continuing and professional education programs that lead to licensure, certification and career opportunities. For more information, visit the continuing and professional education Web page of the community college closest to you by using the navigation menu that can be found on the website of the New Jersey Council of County Colleges at http://www.njccc.org/conted.htm

Rutgers NJAES Office of Continuing Professional Education

The Rutgers New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station Office of Continuing Professional Education curriculum introduces you to a wide range of the core competencies all good food scientists should master. Go to http://www.cpe.rutgers.edu/programs/food_science_food_safety.html for information about courses and registration.