Virtual Better Process Control School (BPCS)

Monday, August 17 - Wednesday, August 26, 2020

This course fulfills FDA and USDA the training requirements for acidification, thermal processing, and container closure evaluation operations during the canning of low-acid or acidified foods. The course is taught by highly knowledgeable process authorities with extensive industry experience and an expert food microbiologist. This course is divided into two sections: acidified and full BPCS. When registering, please make sure you register for either the full course or just the acidified portion.
• The entire course is delivered remotely in real-time via an online webinar platform;
• Students will have the opportunity to ask questions and have them answered in real-time;
• Students will complete all required exams on their own time using an online exam proctoring interface.
• Students will receive a copy of the Canned Foods Manual prior to start of course.

Courses will take place on weekdays only and will not take place on the weekend, Saturday August 22nd - Sunday August 23rd.
There will be approximately 4 hours of lecturing per day.

When joining the course, please make sure you have reliable access to internet and a computer or mobile device with video conferencing capabilities. Please also make sure to join no later the 15 minutes before the course starts to allow yourself time to set up.

Meet the Course Instructors:

Questions regarding the course? Email or contact Weiyi Zhao at

Registration Includes:

Registration includes a copy of the Canned Foods Manual. Please note, international attendees are required to pay a $50 shipping charge in addition to the course registration fee.

Registration Fees:

These fees are available through 08/17/2020
Name Price Available To
Full BPCS Course $500.00   Everyone
Acidified Course Only $400.00   Everyone

Cancellation and Other Policies:

No refunds will be given after registration payment has been completed. Should you need to cancel, we will credit your registration towards a future course.

If we must cancel the event, all attendees will receive a full refund.