National Chamber of Exporters of Sri Lanka


Preventive Controls Qualified Individual (PCQI) Training from NCE – Gain Your FSPCA ( Food Safety Preventive Control Alliance) PCQI Certificate for FDA FSMA Preventive Controls for Human Food.

Preventive Controls for Human Food (PCHF), is one of the rules issued under Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) by the United States (US) Food Drug and Administration (FDA). Each Organization exporting food for consumption in the US would be required A “preventive controls qualified individual” (PCQI) to be employed in house, to develop and implement food safety plans as per the PCHF Rule.

As an essential role within a food processing facility in Sri Lanka, a Preventive controls qualified individual certificate is crucial to the preparation and management of the food safety plan. Become a preventive controls qualified individual by successfully completing this specialized training under a standardized curriculum that is recognized by FDA.

Why Take PCQI Training from NCE

  • Learn how to perform the responsibilities of the PCQI, including how to write a Food Safety Plan.

  • Participants receive the Association of Food and Drug Officials (AFDO) and International Food Protection Training Institute certificate without additional Fee.

  • This is the FSPCA standardized curriculum

  • Participating in this course meets the requirements for a Preventive Controls Qualified Individual and your certificate will show that you have been trained under the FSPCA standardized curriculum


  • Food regulation overview

  • Food safety plan overview

  • Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) and other PRPs

  • Biological, Chemical, physical and economically motivated food safety hazards

  • Preliminary steps & Resources in developing a food safety plan

  • Hazard analysis and preventive controls determination

  • Process, Food allergen, Sanitation & Supply-chain preventive controls

  • Verification and validation & Record keeping procedures

  • Recall plan


  • Prior Knowledge /Understanding of GMPs and HACCP or Experience in food safety systems.

  • If Online training, will need a computer with an internet connection

Course Details

Duration: 20 Hrs (Excluded Breaks) – 2.5Days continuously

Method of Delivery: Face to Face or Instructor-led virtual (online) training

To get to know more about our Preventive Controls Qualified Individual (PCQI) training, contact us on 0114344661 or via