GAIN-IPAN Certification Course in Laboratory Analysis of Food Micronutrients

About The Course

The GAIN-IPAN LAoFM certification training course is structured into three (3) progressive competency levels (Foundational, Intermediate, and Advanced). This Course is tailored made for industry professionals, private candidates, and technical staff of corporate organizations. Candidates will be enrolled/registered on the appropriate level based on their scores in the pre-assessment test, immediately after applying for the course.

Course Description

This training course will equip candidates with a comprehensive understanding of the theory, principles, and applications of physicochemical and instrumental techniques applicable to the analysis of micronutrients in food. At the same time, the Certification segment is designed for candidates to demonstrate their competence in the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the core duties of a skilled food micronutrient analyst.

Duration

The maximum period of each level is two (2) months, while from level 1 to 3 will take a maximum period of six (6) months.

Attraction

  • Shareable Specialization and Course Certificates
  • Self-Paced Learning Option
  • Course Videos & Voiceovers
  • Facilitated by experienced National and International Subject Matter Experts
  • Developed and administered by the collaborative efforts of GAIN, IPAN & IPAN-SoTLAN PCB
  • Graded Quizzes with Feedback
  • Instructive hands-on practical video sessions
  • Peer & Tutor Feedback through LMS and progressive assessment at the end of each level
  • Online training with easy accessibility on all devices, including smartphones
  • Explore new career Avenues with Certificate course as a value addition to the resume
  • Competitive job opportunities with potentials for higher remuneration
  • Watch recorded videos of practical laboratory analyses/training on demand
  • Payment of fees in installment

What You Will Learn

  • Laboratory Quality Management Systems
  • Methods of Analysis of Food Micronutrients and Fortifiers
  • Choosing Appropriate Analytical Methods
  • National Standards on Micronutrients and Fortifiers
  • Laboratory Equipment for Micronutrient Testing
  • Samples, Sampling, and Sample Preparation

Application And Course Fees

Application fee: N5,000

Registration, Course & Exam fees(cover access to all training, course materials, exams, and final certification exam)

“You are invited to pay your course fees and registration in full now. However, if you are taking the Full Track (Levels 1-3) or Half Track (Levels 2 & 3), you can choose to pay your registration fees and first half of your course fees now, and the second half of the course fees before taking your examination.”

Target Audience

Food Industry Professionals

  • Fresh graduates of higher institutions in relevant disciplines
  • Food analysts, scientists, statisticians
  • Field staff involved in food surveys and sampling
  • Technical laboratory professionals
  • Laboratory service managers involved in laboratory management and quality systems, etc.

Organisational Entities

  • Food fortification and manufacturing companies
  • Public, private/third party & cooperate micronutrients laboratories,
  • Institutions requiring micronutrient testing capacity building for advocacy and oversight functions, etc.

Online Application And Payment Details

Application, Registration and Course fees payable at www.remita.net

Method of payment - Through IPAN TSA Account

  • Step 1: Click on www.remita.net
  • Step 2: Pay to A Federal Government Agency
  • Step 3: Select name of MDA – Institute of Public Analysts of Nigeria
  • Step 4: Purpose of Payment: Professional Training for Laboratory Analysts Fee
  • Step 5: GIFMIS Code: 1000309975
  • Step 6: Description: GAIN-IPAN Certification Course in Laboratory Analysis of Food Micronutrients
  • Step 7: Fill in the required information and submit it to generate the Remita Retrieval Reference (RRR)
  • Step 8: Continue by paying online with your Debit or Credit Card OR go to any Commercial Bank in Nigeria and complete your payment using the RRR information.
  • Step 9: Send proof of payment (Remita generated receipt) by email to training@ipan.gov.ng.
  • Step 10: Receive an acknowledgment email and link to take the pre-assessment test.

Scholarship Opportunities Available to Qualified Candidates.

The Scholarships are available based on professional experience and academic achievements. To apply, you’re required to write a 500-word essay on what the course will do for you and how you will positively impact Nigeria’s nutrition outcomes based on the certification.

After registering for the course and taking the pre assessment test here(https://fortificationlabtesting.com/), kindly share the following documents in pdf format to ooyekenu@gainhealth.org for consideration.

  1. 500-word essay
  2. Curriculum Vitae /Academic Records
  3. Pre-Assessment Test Score.
  4. Letter of Recommendation (Professional or Academic) and addressed to:

The GAIN-IPAN Project Management Team, Nigeria.

Your email should be titled; LAoFM Scholarship Application

Instructors

Mr. Adeyemi Opeoluwa (wole.opeoluwa@ipan.gov.ng)

Ms. Svenja Jungjohann (sjungjohann@gainhealth.org)

For further information Contact (Training Secretariat)

IPAN, 443, Herbert Macaulay Way, Yaba, Lagos, Nigeria

Tel.: +234 803327 4557; E-mail: training@ipan.gov.ng ; www.ipan.gov.ng

    Available courses

    GAIN-IPAN Certification Course in Laboratory Analysis of Food Micronutrients
    ABOUT THE COURSE
    The GAIN-IPAN LAoFM certification training course is structured into three (3) progressive competency levels (Foundational, Intermediate, and Advanced). This Course is tailored made for industry professionals, private candidates, and technical staff of corporate organizations. Candidates will be enrolled/registered on the appropriate level based on their scores in the pre-assessment test, immediately after applying for the course.

    For the first two levels, candidates will complete the e-learning modules, take, and pass the end-of-level assessments, and earn a Certificate of Participation before advancing to the next level.

    Upon completion of the third level of training, candidates will take an internationally accredited certification examination according to the requirements of ISO/IEC 17024: 2012 (Conformity assessment – general requirements for bodies operating certification of persons) to be administered IPAN-SoTLAN Conformance Systems Ltd. (IPAN-SoTLAN PCB). This examination would earn candidates the Certification (Certificate of Completion) as Certified Professionals in food micronutrient analyses.
    • Enrolled students: 27