WHO SHOULD ATTEND
Produce safety educators and others who work with fruit and vegetable growers who are interested in becoming PSA Trainers or PSA Lead Trainers. Those who attend become PSA Trainers and are able to offer the PSA standardized curriculum to train fresh produce growers under the supervision of a PSA Lead Trainer. The training meets the regulatory requirements in the FDA's Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Produce Safety Rule.
EXPECTED QUALIFICATIONS PRIOR TO ATTENDING
Individuals are expected to have basic knowledge in four competency areas:
- Produce Safety Scientific Knowledge and Experience
- Fruit and Vegetable Production Knowledge
- Effective Training Delivery
- Knowledge of the FSMA Produce Safety Rule
More information about becoming a Lead Trainer can be found here: http://producesafetyalliance.cornell.edu/training/train-trainer-course
**Please note: NO substitutions, transfers, or refunds will be issued within one week of the training start date**
The fee for this course is $250. Registration includes the PSA educational materials for trainers, two lunches, refreshments, and a certificate of course attendance issued by AFDO. Participation for the entire 2 days is required for the certificate.
Registration will be limited to the first 40 registrants. A minimum of 15 participants is required for the training to be held.
Click here for a printable flyer: http://www.crec.ifas.ufl.edu/extension/events/PDF/PSA_TTT_121119_Flyer.pdf