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Online Training - HACCP for Agricultural Operations with Introduction to FSMA

This International HACCP Alliance (IHA) approved online training course provides the agriculture industry with the knowledge necessary to develop and implement a Food Safety Plan based on the Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) method. Attendees learn to utilize risk-based preventive methods for identifying and controlling potential food safety hazards and complying with industry and regulatory requirements.

  • Understand the components of a HACCP-based food safety system which includes prerequisite programs and a HACCP Plan
  • Satisfy the training requirement for Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) approved standards such as BRC, SQF, GLOBALG.A.P., and Primus GFS

Course Description: Progress through 14 learning modules at your own pace, and take up to a year to complete. The instructor narrates and explains the content of each module as it’s presented. HACCP worksheets are downloaded, filled in and uploaded.  A quiz at the end of each module reinforces your knowledge and retention of the material. Quizzes can be repeated as often as you wish to better your score; the final exam is based on the quiz questions.

Module topics include: Importance & History of Food Safety; Identifying and Controlling Hazards; Personnel, Hygiene, Agricultural Water, Soil Amendments, Animal Activity, HACCP Preliminary Steps and Principles.

Includes: Downloadable presentation slides & support material, quizzes, final exam, and an IHA Approved HACCP Certificate upon successful completion of all 14 modules, quizzes and final exam.

Extra bonus - Join SCS complementary Touch-base Tuesdays Webinars: SCS hosts hour long informative live webinars addressing various food safety topics to support the online courses. The monthly webinars are interactive, engaging and encourages you to ask questions of the SCS subject matter experts.

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Registration Fee: $420 per person. Discounts apply for registering multiple attendees.

Instructor: SCS instructors are experienced food safety professionals who provide a variety of services including food safety training, plan development and audit support to fresh produce suppliers and food processors across the United States.


Self-paced Modules (Approximately 1 hour each including quiz)

  • The Importance of Food Safety
  • The History of HACCP
  • Controlling Hazards
  • Personnel
  • Agricultural Water
  • Animal Activity
  • Soil and Soil Amendments
  • Equipment, Tools & Sanitation
  • Additional Prerequisite Programs
  • General vs. Specific Controls
  • Implementing HACCP: 5 Preliminary Tasks
  • Implementing HACCP: Principles 1 and 2
  • Implementing HACCP: Principles 3, 4 and 5
  • Implementing HACCP: Principles 6 and 7
  • Final Exam

Quizzes and a final exam with 40 questions verify your knowledge of HACCP. A Certificate of Completion is awarded with an average passing score of 70%.