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Coles Advanced Diploma in Quality Management

Qualification for senior technical specialists and quality managers

6 x required Coles courses
  • Living the Coles Values
  • Developing and Launching a New Coles product
  • Business Continuity for Coles Suppliers
  • Protecting the Coles brand
  • Sensory attributes & developing quality attributes sheets
  • Building Credentials with Coles and Quality through Specifications
Plus 9 x Core courses
  • Advanced quality assurance management
  • Developing and implementing approved supplier and traceability procedures
  • Allergen management for food manufacturers and VITAL 2.0 tool
  • Principles & applications of HACCP or Principles & applications of HACCP for produce suppliers or HACCP Refresher
  • Food legislation & labelling
  • Conducting investigations and problem solving
  • Pest control management for food processors
  • Implementing effective foreign body controls
  • Developing & implementing cleaning
    procedures & GHP
Plus 3 x Elective courses
  • Managing high risk processes
  • Audit a heat treatment process
  • Audit a cook chill process
  • Audit a ready-to-eat, meat process
  • Food engineering for non-engineers
  • Packaging technology
  • Weight controlled and labelling
  • Lead food safety auditor
  • Developing and implementing preventive maintenance programs
  • Food microbiology for non-microbiologists
  • Internal food safety auditor
  • QA Managers; food specialists; food technicians; food manufacturing production managers (multi-site)