Understanding Schedule 4 Requirements Course for Food Industry

Schedule 4 of the Food Safety and Standards (Licensing and Registration of Food Businesses), Regulations 2011 lays down the framework for General Hygiene and Sanitary Practices to be followed by Food Business Operators (FBO). This course helps you understand and implement the Schedule 4 requirements under the Act, whether you are running a food business or an employee.

Why this course?

As per Schedule 4 regulations, every Food Business Operator applying for licensing must have a documented Food Safety Management System Plan that complies with the Act. This training helps candidates in:

  • Understanding the Schedule 4 requirements as laid down in the FSS (Licensing and Registration of Food Businesses) Regulations 2011
  • Understanding how to create a Food Safety Management System Plan
  • Making your food business audit ready by covering items in the FSSAI audit checklist per the latest updates/amendments

Who can benefit from this course for food industry?

The course is meant for mid to senior level employees who are working in the food industry. Entrepreneurs looking to start a food business or food professionals who wish to expand their skill set can also apply. The course syllabus includes,

  • Introduction to General Requirements on Sanitary and Hygienic Practices as defined by FSSAI
  • Definition of Food Safety Management Systems as laid down by Food Safety and Standards Act 2006.
  • Good Manufacturing Practices, Good Hygienic Practices, Hazard Analysis & Critical Control Point and other such practices as per the FSS Act, 2006
  • Required documentation and checklists


  • Students in final year of their diploma/degree courses
  • Mid to senior level employees in the food sector
  • Entrepreneurs working in the food sector
  • Food handlers and food professionals

Details of Schedule 4 Requirements Course for Food Industry by FICSI

  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Mode: Online/Offline
  • Language: English/Hindi
  • Certificate: Awarded by FICSI

Note: No refund allowed, however in exceptional circumstances. Refund can be considered provided request is received from participant 48 hours before start of training

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