IEH Academy

Virtual Training for Food Processors

food safety elearning and virtual training

For food production companies, facility personnel directly impact safety, product quality, and profitability. Give your workforce the knowledge and training needed to work safer, smarter, and faster.


Powered by food industry expertise from a globally recognized environmental health and food safety company coupled with a leading enterprise learning management system, we go beyond traditional training and workforce development techniques. We offer eLearning courses, programs, and full-scale solutions for food production and manufacturing companies. Maximize your workforce’s efficiency by providing them with the knowledge and resources needed to take initiative and address food safety efforts. 


We deliver food safety training in both digital, virtual and in-person methods. Whether your business is local or global, we help improve your workforce’s understanding of safety and quality standards, health, environmental monitoring, sanitation, and hygienic design for any food production facility. We hold extensive global accreditations, recognitions, and agreements, and our knowledge of and expertise in addressing regulatory compliance, food safety plans, and supply chain hurdles is unrivalled.

Available Courses

Explore the world of microorganisms in the food industry and how microorganisms play a role in food production and manufacturing. Microbes such as bacteria, molds, and yeasts are utilized for the foods production and food ingredients such as production of wine, beer, bakery, and dairy products.


Thermal Process Deviation Record Keeping

Comprehensive records are necessary if an evaluation is to be done by a Process Authority regarding the potential release of affected product.  In this course students will learn about the nature of thermal deviations, what information should be included in deviation records and what are best practices for completing deviation record forms.

Food Plant Sanitation 101

This fundamental sanitation course for food production plants provides expert insight and guidance on the cleaning of a food processing facility. Topics include dry and wet cleaning methods, as well as the types of soils in a food facility and the chemicals and methods required to effectively remove soils and microbes to assure hygienic conditions of the processing equipment and the processing environment.

Thermal processes are essential for controlling foodborne microbial hazards and thereby ensuring the safety of the public when consuming food products. Therefore it is vital to have complete control and documentation for any change made to a thermal processing operation in order to prevent food safety problems from occurring. 

Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP)

This set of eight 15-minute, self-paced online courses will cover the general requirements (manufacturing, processing, packing, and holding operations), Raw Materials and other Ingredients, and the Manufacturing operations. Courses will use real-life examples to help participants understand how to implement and enforce CGMP requirements in a food processing facility.



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The eLearning Solution for Food Safety Training

Why should I enroll?

  • Become a food safety expert with affordable, self-paced eLearning programs that strengthen knowledge and food safety fundamentals. 
  • Comprehensive and technically advanced on-site or virtual instructor led courses meant to develop food safety subject matter experts within your operation.
  • Enterprise food manufacturing training tailored to your business, facility, and personnel needs. 
  • Access to technical support and consulting from a nationally leading food safety laboratory and consulting company. 
  • Provide personnel with certifications on food safety and production related topics.

Learn more about our food safety courses.

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As a welcome gift, we're offering a FREE course, Introduction to Microorganisms. Learn about microbes and the critical role they play in food production, and gain the knowledge required to assist with programs that guard against shelf-life failures and foodborne illnesses.