Certification Program

Fostac / Fostac+

About FoSTaC / FoSTaC+ Certification

FSSAI Food Safety Training & Certification Program (FoSTaC) is a training module that exhibits all aspects of food and safety norms to be inculcated during the involvement of any procedure related to food handling, production, processing and its utilization. As Per Order of FSSAI, Section 16(3)h of the Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) mandates proper training of persons as Food Business Operator or employees who are involved in Food Businesses or need to be in the future. It has been accorded under the Central License or State License to have at least one trained Food Safety Supervisor for every 25 food handler in each premises. The nature of business can be carried only after prior certification from a recognized food training partner authorized by the FSSAI.

FoSTaC / FoSTaC+ Courses

17 types of Competence based certification programmes are available under FoSTaC. Duration of each course is of 8 to 12 hours spreading over 1 to 2 days. Training manuals are based on general hygiene or manufacturing practices as detailed under schedule 4 of FSS Regulation courses have been divided into following 3 levels.


Basic level certification are meant for food business. Duration of each course is of 4 hours.

Course are: –
(1) Street Food Vending,

(2) Catering,

(3) Manufacturing / Processing,

(4) Storage & Transport, and

(5) Retail & Distribution



Advanced courses and certification are for State & Central Licensed food business. Duration of each course is 8 hours.

Course are: –
(1) Catering

(2) Manufacturing / Processing,

(3) Storage & Transport, and

(4) Retail & Distribution



Special course have been developed for high risk food business or The food business which require special attention. Duration of special course is 8-12 hours. Spread over 1-2 days.

Course are: –
(1) Milk & Milk Products,

(2) Meat & Poultry,

(3) Fish & Sea Food,

(4) Packaged Water,

(5) Bakery (Level 1),

(6) Bakery (Level 2),

(7) Edible Oil and Fat,

(8) Health Supplement

Benefits of FoSTaC / FoSTaC+ Certification

  • Comply the Legal requirement from Government of India / FSSAI to all Food Business operators.
  • Understanding about legal and regulatory requirement of Food Business.
  • Reducing the risk of foodFood can become contaminated by improper storage, cross contamination, undercooking and person-to-person contact. …
  • Cutting down on waste.
  • Improvements in behaviours.
  • Employees will gain a better understanding and appreciation of their job.

Why Yari QualiTech

Yari QualiTech is empanelled Training and Certification Partner of FSSAI for FoSTaC Program. We have in-house pool of FSSAI certified and empanelled trainers who are well qualified to train the food handles across all categories of FoSTaC Courses.

We have completed more than 500 Training and trained more than 10000+ participants across the country from different industries as well as college students.