A Curriculum Framework is a schematic illustration of a particular profession. IFPTI has developed Curriculum Frameworks for a variety of regulatory food protection audiences, including Animal Feed Control Officials, State Food and Feed Laboratory Professionals, regulators of manufactured food facilities, and regulators of retail food establishments. However, a Curriculum Framework can be created for any profession.
A Curriculum Framework demonstrates the relationship between, among, and progression through:
The figure below represents a high-level illustration of the elements of a Curriculum Framework, based on the Frameworks created by IFPTI for members of the U.S. regulatory food protection profession.
A Curriculum Framework provides multiple benefits. The Framework:
More information about the Curriculum Framework developed by IFPTI can be seen on the Interactive National Curriculum Standard (INCS) page.