‘FICSI Online Training and Assessment Academy’ launched by FICSI

 Will offer Free Certification Courses on Safe Practices for Food Business Operators during COVID-19

The Food Industry Capacity & Skill Initiative (FICSI), the Sector Skill Council for Food Processing has announced the launch of its Learning Management System (LMS) under the name ‘FICSI Online Training & Assessment Academy’, with an aim to provide skilling in Food Processing sector through the channel of digital learning especially during the current situation. The initiative assumes importance in wake of a need for a clear understanding to the workers of unorganized retail and manufacturing sector handling food.

FICSI Online Training & Assessment Academy, a digital platform (web and android based) comes with a self-paced course on “Safe Practices for Retailers and Retail Workers handling Food and Safe Practices for Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises manufacturing Food during COVID-19 pandemic”.  Prepared in association with FSSAI, FICCI, NIFTEM and various Industry Partners, these courses also include Food Safety Compliance Training to limit contamination risks.. The duration of the course completion is 90min, at the end of which a certificate will be issued to each participant.

Akshay Bector, President, FICSI & CMD, Cremica Food Industries Ltd said: “We are constantly developing supporting learning resources to create skilled manpower in the industry. The courses focus on imparting sufficient knowledge around industry preparedness to deal with the COVID19 situation. Moreover, we continue to seek support from the industry bodies like FSSAI, FICCI & NSDC to keep up with the momentum of learning and building a strong community.”

 Dilip Chenoy, Secretary General, FICCI joined as the Chief Guest for the launch.