Microbiology Course

ALS has seen a rise in demand for affordable training in a diverse range of subjects. ALS provide Webinar Sessions and Courses focused on the topical issues affecting everyone working in today’s fast-moving food & beverage industry.

Speaker - Keith Watkins – ALS Technical Specialist

Duration: 2 hours per part, including discussions & Q&A

Cost: POA

Start time: 14:00 GMT


The Basic Microbiology Awareness series of Webinars delivers technical and practical information on the main microbiological issues affecting the food industry.

Course Objectives:

» Develop a greater understanding of Food Microbiology
» Being confident with Environmental Monitoring processes and requirements and how to assess the microbial risks in food products.
» How the laboratory undertakes testing and interpreting the results.

Who Should Attend

This course can be used as a refresher for those with some previous training in Microbiology and / or as an introduction for those working within Technical and Quality roles in food manufacturing / handling environment.

Places are limited and will be allocated on a first come first served basis.

Part 1 – Introduction to Micro-organisms - please contact Client services for date

This part will first of all introduce micro-organisms, their growth and development requirements before establishing the main micro-organisms that can affect food production and the difference between foodborne illness and food poisoning, which could affect the decision-making process within the production environment.

Part 2 – Factory Testing for Micro-organisms - please contact Client services for date

This second part will focus on the best practice in food production environment to identify and control micro-organisms and how a product microbial risk assessment approach should be considered.

Part 3 – The Microbiology Laboratory - please contact Client services for date

The third part will cover microbiology laboratory testing, how to interpret the testing results and the new technologies that will enhance current traditional microbiology testing.

You can book your place on the full course via the PayPal button below. Alternatively if you would like to attend part of the course or you are an existing ALS Client and would like to participate and require an invoice, please download the 'Course Information & booking form PDF' and complete this form and return to [email protected]

(Failure to complete the PDF booking form or complete the transaction via PayPal means your place will not be reserved)*

Book now £250 (exc VAT)