Sanitation Operator Train-the-Trainer Course





A Program for Sanitation Supervisors and Specialists

3.5 Day Course

April 24 - 27, 2018

Persons completing the Sanitation Operator Train-the-Trainer course receive a Lead Instructor Sanitation Operator Training certificate. A Sanitation Operator Training Lead Instructor oversees implementation of proper cleaning and sanitizing in a food manufacturing facility to ensure safe food production. After this Course, the lead instructor will be able to teach operators and fellow practitioners the proper methods of cleaning and sanitizing food manufacturing production lines, equipment, or facilities for safe food production.

The Sanitation Operator Train-the-Trainer course is intended to provide a comprehensive overview to Lead Instructors on what is required to teach others about cleaning and sanitizing food manufacturing equipment and facilities to ensure safe food production. Lead Instructors will learn about different learning modalities, and best practices in teaching sanitation to operators.

This 3.5-day course is comprised of 20 course modules (14 foundation level and 6 specialized level) and is instructor-led with facilitated discussions, activities, and hands-on practice to reinforce the objectives. An adult learning component will help participants understand different learning modalities and how to engage a varied audience. This course is intended for those who already have a background in sanitation and will be tasked with training employees in their facility.


  • Anyone involved in training those who clean and sanitize food manufacturing production lines, equipment, or facilities.

  • Suggested titles: Sanitation Supervisor, Environmental Services Superintendent, Corporate Sanitation Audit Manager/Lead Auditor


  • Course material is designed for the Practitioner level

  • Approved by Industry experts from GMA member companies

  • Course & assessments developed by the International Food Protection Training Institute (IFPTI)

  • Experts with over 20 year’s experience in the Industry

  • Participants receive an instructor manual, slides, pre & post assessments


  • Instructor Guide

  • Full set of Instructor Slides

  • Pre- & Post- Assessments

  • Introduction to Sanitation Video

  • Course Handouts, Practicum and Activities

  • Networking Opportunity

Price: $1,900 - GMA Member, $2,000 - Non-member (Coffee, Tea and lunch provided)

Course Location: Cargill, Inc

15407 McGinty Road West

Minneapolis, MN 55391