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Better Process Control School (BPCS) – Complete Course

April 17 @ 8:00 am - April 20 @ 12:00 pm



Federal requirements state that operators of retorts, processing systems, aseptic processing and packaging systems, and container closure inspectors be under the operating supervision of someone who has successfully completed a course of instruction in these matters.  Better Process Control School (BPCS) is a course that has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration as well as the United States Department of Agriculture for processors of acidified and low acid canned foods.
This course is offered online as well as a as a 2 day workshop (acidified only) or a 3 1/2 day workshop for the entire course.  Please contact Connie Bowman (; (865)974-7331) if you are interested in being added to our waitlist.

Who should attend

Food Manufacturers processing low-acid or acidified foods must operate with a supervisor on hand at all times during processing who has attended Better Process Control School. Many operations will also elect to send individuals integral to processing, container evaluations and sanitation to the course as well.

Upcoming Workshops

Meat HACCP Workshop
June 26-27, 2018University of Tennessee Visitor Center
2712 Neyland Drive
Knoxville, TN 37916


April 17 @ 8:00 am
April 20 @ 12:00 pm


Brehm Animal Science
2510 River Dr
Knoxville, TN 37996 United States
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