Training Opportunities

Sampling Techniques, Tuesday 5th October 2010

Southampton Port Health Authority will be running a one day course on behalf of APHA on 5th October. Local minibus hire is also available for the course. The day will include talks on sampling plans, returns, 669 and 1152 regulations with speakers such as Caroline Willis of the HPA and public analyst Shayne Dyer, as well as practical sampling training.

The course will run from 9am-4pm and includes lunch.
APHA members £130
Non-members £150
For more information on this course click here or see the programme. If you would like to attend please fill in a booking form Word pdf and return it to the APHA office

Previous Training 

APHA Conference, European Integration, 7th-9th September 2010

The 2010 APHA Conference focussed on European Integration. It was hosted by Belfast City Council and e held from 7th to 9th September at the Radisson Blu hotel.

For more information on the programme and presentations please visit the conference pages here  

HPA/APHA Water and Environmental Sampling On-Board Ships, 18th June 2010
Whole day training aimed at Port Health Officers and based on-board the P&O Aurora in Southampton. More information here.
We may be running the course again at a later date so keep checking this page for details.

Microbiological Concerns of Products of Non-Animal Origin, 6th May 2010
As part of APHAs speaker series, Caroline Willis, Consultant Microbiologist from Southampton F.W.E. Laboratory spoke at the Imported Food and Feed Technical Committee. Her presentation is now available in the Members area.

Private Water Supplies Regulations, 6th May 2010
Teresa Isaacs of the Drinking Water Inspectorate spoke to members at the Environmental Health & Hygiene Techinical Committee on 6th May. Her presentation is now available in the Members area.

Food Sampling for Port Health, 11th & 12th February 2009, Ipswich 
A 2 day course which included a review of legislation and provided guidance on both contaminants and microbiological food sampling.

Formal Enforcement for Port Health Officers, 16th & 17th February 2009
A 2 day course providing a review of criminal investigations including PACE, RIPA, CPIA and interviewing witnesses. For more information please contact ABC Food Safety directly by emailing or telephone 01376 573630.

APHA Conference 2009  
Held in Newcastle from 8th-10th September 2009. 
See the Conference 2009 page for details and speaker presentations.

Implementing the International Health Regulations, APHA/CIEH, June 11, 2009 
Speaker Biographies and presentations

Scottish Port Health Training Day
5th November 2008, Crowne Plaza Hotel, Glasgow
A one day course, aimed at Scottish authorities responsible for port health, addressed recent developments around port health due to the UK's ratification of the International Health Regulations. Flyer 

APHA Conference 2008
Held at the Marriott Worsley Park hotel in Manchester from Tues 9th September- Thurs 11th September.
Presentations are available to download More information.

Implementing the International Health Regulations, APHA/REHIS, Edinburgh, April 2008
More information about the course
Training material

Implementing the International Health Regulations, APHA/CIEH Port Health SIG, London, December 2007
Review of the event
Material from the course

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