Programme Brief

Food Processing and Preservation with an Introduction to Food Science designed for individuals who seek to understand the science behind popular food preservation methods and are interested in making value added products using local produce. 

This course will introduce students to Food Science and apply its theories to various methods of food preservation.


On completion of this course, learners will be able to:

  • Understand the role of Food Science in history and everyday life
  • Understand the principles of Safe Food Handling
  • Understand how principles of Food Science are applied to preserve fo using heat, acidity (pH), Salt, Water Activity etc.
  • Apply these principles to the preservation of Local Produce
  • Apply Safe Food Handling Practices to a product of one’s choice using HACCP principles
  • Appreciate the difference between helpful and harmful microbes in Food Processing


Schedule and cost:


Start DateEnd DateDaysTimeCash Price
16-Mar-2118-May-21Tue6:00pm - 8:00pm US$220 / TT$1450
6-Jul-217-Sep-21Tue6:00pm - 8:00pm US$220 / TT$1450
19-Oct-2114-Dec-21Tue6:00pm - 8:00pm US$220 / TT$1450

An e-certificate will be issued at the end.

Requirements for Online Course

  • Windows OS: Windows 10 Professional (Windows 10 Home is also acceptable)
  • Microsoft Office
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader

Please note: All information provided is subject to change without prior notice. Registration fee is not included in the price quoted.



  • Champs Fleurs
  • Administration fee: Free Registration at this time for all short courses.
  • Registration deadline: One week before the scheduled start date of the class.
  • Payment Plan: 50% down payment of the tuition to start the class and the balance to be paid by the end of the course. However, should you require a payment plan more tailored to you, feel free to let us know so we can discuss further.


Online Registration

To register for the online course, please follow the instructions below:

1. Please complete the Online Programme Registration Form, and click submit.


Once the form has been completed, please proceed to make your payment via the following options below:

2. PayPal – Please click the ” Add to Cart” button below:

All relevant information about accessing online sessions will be sent via email within 3-5 working days.


3. WI Pay (Credit Card) – If you wish to utilize this method, please forward an email to indicating if you would be paying the full cost or whether you would like to access any of our payment plan plan options. Once this is confirmed, an invoice will then be forwarded via email.


*If you do not have a PayPal account, or a credit card, you can utilize any of the following payment options:

4. Payment of TT$1,450.00 can be made via direct deposit to the following SBCS Republic Bank Account (3501 3848 7501).

Once you have deposited the required payment, please email and attach a copy of the stamped deposit slip to Centre for Information Technology and Engineering (CITE) informing of such.

Once CITE verifies the deposit, final registration details will be forwarded to the student.


For further information, please send an email to entre for Information Technology and Engineering (CITE)  or call 663-7227 extensions 1092/3/5


Technical Requirements?

Please check that your laptop / tablet meets the minimum requirements for Adobe Connect web conferencing online platform services before registering by clicking here

For further details please email or call the numbers below:

  • Champs Fleurs – (868) 663-7227 extensions 1092/3/5