first_imgQueens RoadTeddingtonTW11 0LY Email [email protected] The Association of Public Analysts (APA) Educational Trust and the Government Chemist Programme in LGC organise an annual RSC-approved, fully residential week long postgraduate course on the analysis and examination of food and feed. The course will take place from 16 to 20 April 2018.See attached programme for full details. a vibrant mix of lectures, laboratory practical sessions and interactive exercises wide range of experts, not available together elsewhere up to date teaching of safety (chemical and microbiological), authenticity, analysis and the law of food, water, feeding-stuffs and fertilisers professional networking with peer group and leading experts, National Reference Laboratories, senior academic researchers and policy officials alignment with the MChemA*syllabus practical and relevant training in microbiology theory and hands-on laboratory work tuition on foreign body identification and hands-on lab training in microscopy. The course, over a two year cycle, offers a distinctive learning experience, validated by active practitioners in the APA Training Committee, with unique features: This file may not be suitable for users of assistive technology. Government Chemistcenter_img If you use assistive technology (such as a screen reader) and need aversion of this document in a more accessible format, please email [email protected] tell us what format you need. It will help us if you say what assistive technology you use. The MChemA (Mastership in Chemical Anaysis) is the statutory qualification prescribed to practice as a Public Analyst by the Food Safety (Sampling and Qualifications) Regulations 2013Who is this course for?This course is particularly appropriate for aspiring MChemA candidates but will also be valuable for anyone working in a Public Analysts’ or food /animal feed laboratory who wishes to equip themselves with additional skills.Course detailsTopics will include food authenticity, microbiology theory and lab practical work, microscopy lab practical tuition, toxicology, drinking and bottled water quality, contaminants, food contact materials and food packaging taints. An evening session offers training in foreign body identification.The accommodation will be in University hotel grade bedrooms with breakfast and evening meals taking place in ‘The Cedars’, located centrally on Reading University Campus. The teaching will take place in seminar rooms and laboratories.Booking informationIf you are not able to join us for the whole week, do not hesitate to consider daily attendance. See leaflet for daily rates.Return the completed Registration form (MS Word Document, 31.7KB) to Michael Walker to book the course by 29 March.For any queries about the course or the activities of the Government Chemist please contact Request an accessible format. Analysis and Examination of Foods – Reading 2018 PDF, 370KB, 2 pageslast_img

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