Upcoming Courses

Upcoming Food Safety Courses

Contact Sirocco regarding registration details. Click each course to learn more.

Course Starting Ending Location
Food HACCP Plan Development 10/7/2017 11/7/2017 Kelowna – BC – CANADA
Implementing SQF Systems (Version 8) – Quality Systems for Food Manufacturing 21/11/2017 22/11/2017 Vancouver- BC – CANADA
Implementing SQF Systems (Version 8) – Manufacturing 23/10/2017 24/10/2017 Vancouver- BC – CANADA

Past Food Safety Courses

Course Starting Ending Location
SQF Internal Auditing (details below) 20/4/2017 21/4/2017 Vancouver – BC – CANADA
FSPCA Preventive Controls for Human Food 13/3/2017 14/3/2017 Vancouver – BC – CANADA
Implementing SQF Systems 23/02/2017 24/02/2017 Orange County – California
Food HACCP Plan Development 21/02/2017 22/02/2017 Orange County – California

SQF Internal Auditing


Gain the qualifications and skills you need in order to audit your company’s SQF system effectively and with confidence. This 2-day interactive course will ensure you have the ability to evaluate the compliance of the processes and procedures of the system as implemented.

Learn how to develop audit schedules in order to inspect and verify the programs in a “scope” of inspection. The designated trainee will be instructed in developing the frequency of internal audits and how to communicate audit findings to management. This training will teach class members how to develop corrective actions of deficiencies while conducting internal audits. Finally, preventative action measures will be taught in order to eliminate the re-occurrence of deficiencies from the system. Learn More.

Sensory Science

Sensory Evaluation of Wine

BC Wine Information Centre Sensory Lab, Okanagan College Penticton campus
March 9 – 30
Thu 6:30pm – 9:30pm


This course is intended for the professional or amateur winemaker, the quality control professional or lab technician, as well as, the hospitality professional. Various sensory evaluation methods designed to evaluate and characterize wine objectively will be demonstrated. Both discrimination tests and descriptive methodologies will be presented. Wine flaws and faults, and the varietal characters of wine will also be addressed.

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