Food Fraud Prevention (VACCP) training course

Our Food Fraud Prevention (VACCP) training course has been designed by leading food industry experts to equip you with the most current food industry knowledge on the different methodologies to perform a vulnerability assessment.

The course will enable you to assure the authenticity of your food ingredients and packaging by minimizing vulnerabilities through a risk assessment of your supply chain. You’ll use risk assessment to identify where controls may be required to detect, deter and minimize the potential for food fraud.

Using references to current examples and web-based research activities, you will gain practical skills and develop your confidence. You’ll learn how to document a food fraud assessment to prevent or minimise the impact of food fraud on your organization.   

Who should attend?

The course is designed for anyone involved in the sourcing; purchasing; procurement; supply chain logistics; raw material authenticity and compliance; new product development; technical; quality; marketing or organizational risk management.  

What will I learn?

You’ll be able to:

  • Provide an overview of food fraud and global initiatives
  • Recognize different types of food fraud assessment methodologies that may be used to identify vulnerabilities to an organizations’ supply chain
  • Describe the process of a vulnerability assessment for prevention of food fraud, (VACCP)


You’ll have the skills to:

  • Source relevant information to inform a food fraud vulnerability assessment
  • Apply the concept of food fraud vulnerability assessment
  • Select a methodology to perform a vulnerability assessment
  • Document a plan for the prevention of food fraud to meet the intent of GFSI standards

How will I benefit?

This course will help you:

  • Improve your supply chain resilience
  • Strengthen procurement and sourcing practices within your organization
  • Apply risk-based methodologies to determine significant vulnerabilities to prioritise controls and mitigation strategies
  • Manage, control and reduce the risk of food fraud to your organization

What's included?

  • Detailed course notes

Course resources

Course guide (PDF)

Classroom-based training: Ready when you are

When you’re ready for face-to-face training again, we’re ready to welcome you.

As we all adjust to greater freedom around travel and meetings, we want to reassure you that our training team has worked with venues and tutors to enhance measures to keep you safe. Our carefully selected training venues continue to operate social distancing procedures, with readily available sanitizer stations at high-touch points throughout the venue. Rigorous deep cleaning procedures continue, providing you with peace of mind during your time at the venue.

If you have any questions regarding your booking of a classroom-based training course, please contact or call +44 345 086 9000.

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