Food Safety Training & Certification(FoSTaC) is a large scale training and certification ecosystem for Food Businesses across the food value chain. Persons successfully trained & certified under FoSTaC will be termed as Food Safety Supervisor(FSS). These Food Safety Supervisors in turn will train other food handlers in their premises, to create an ecosystem of trained persons.
FoSTaC has been designed by FSSAI to fulfil its mandate Section 16(3) h of the Food Safety and Standards Act 2006. Under FoSTaC, the curriculum and content for 16 courses for different kinds of food businesses on three competency levels I e Basic, Advanced & Special has been created centrally by domain experts. Training is to be delivered through Training Partners including Large Food Businesses, Academic and Vocational Institutions, Training Agencies approved under Skill Development Councils and Missions, Industry, Scientific and Technology Associations and Civil Society Organisations.