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Food examination and analysis: annual residential course

Post graduate course run by the Government Chemist and the Association of Public Analysts Educational Trust to be held in April 2016

The Government Chemist and the Association of Public Analysts Educational Trust are again running their highly successful post graduate residential course on the examination and analysis of food at the University of Reading on 11 to 15 April 2016.

There are several places remaining on this course which is regarded as essential for those contemplating the MChemA, the Public Analyst’s qualification administered by the Royal Society of Chemistry. This year’s course focuses on microbiology, with both theory and practical sessions but also includes food authenticity, microscopy, foreign body identification, toxicology, contaminants, food contact materials and water quality.

Who should attend?

Food Regulatory managers and scientists, food (and feed) laboratory staff

Fees

Costs to participate, which include accommodation, meals and teaching materials range from £300 + VAT (daily rate) to £1200 + VAT for the whole week

Course venue

University of Reading, Whiteknights Campus, RG6 6AH

To book your place

To book a place please contact walkermj@ntlworld.com before 31 March 2016

The APA Educational Trust has made special arrangements for a number of places for staff of Public Analysts laboratories

Further information

For further information please see the MChemA 2016 course flyer (PDF, 346KB, 2 pages) .