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Advanced HACCP: Validation and Verification

Practical Application for GFSI and FSMA Compliance

Validation or Verification? Which task is performed first? How do they differ? This course navigates you through the steps to ensure that your food safety program is both scientifically proven effective and accurate.

Learning Objectives:
  • Recognize the key differences between validation, monitoring and verification
  • Demonstrate the concept of scientific effectiveness and proof of control
  • Know when to validate and re-validate
  • Develop verification plans to ensure the systems are operating as intended
  • Show evidence of continuous improvement
  • Prepare for FSMA and GFSI standard requirements
Who Should Attend:

Preventive Controls Qualified Individuals (PCQI), those responsible for implementing and maintaining a Food Safety Plan, managers of GFSI food safety management systems, food safety management system team members professionals responsible for validation protocols, consultants and auditors.


Knowledge of HACCP and/or Preventive Controls.

Related Trainings:

Classroom Training

This 8-hour interactive course reviews the five preliminary steps and seven HACCP principles, while focusing the validation and verification activities necessary to implement and maintain the robust food safety systems required by GFSI schemes, USDA and FDA’s Preventive Controls Rules.

Classroom Price: $425/person
Discounts apply for early bird, multiple attendee and multiple course registrations. Students and government personnel may apply for discounts by submitting a valid student or government ID to

Fees include: instructor-led training, activities, exercises, downloadable presentation, and Certificate of Completion.

On-site Training

Save on time and travel expenses when you have 6 or more team members for training. SCS trainers can come to your facility or present a live, interactive webinar for your team. Contact us to schedule a private, on-site training at your facility.

Contact Diane Dulmage Training Services Account Manager

Classroom Sessions

Classroom Sessions

Fee: $425/person

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