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HACCP & Food Safety Certificate Program

Welcome to HACCP & Food Safety Online Training

Food safety will always be an important topic in the food industry. HACCP is considered one of most internationally recognized and trusted safety programs in the food industry.  

For individuals, the Food Centre’s HACCP & Food Safety Certificate Program can be your first step to being part of a growing industry and will open doors to many opportunities in the food industry. It will position you to take on the role of HACCP Coordinator and can lay the foundation for those interested in becoming a Quality Assurance/Quality Control Technician or Manager.

For food processors, HACCP is globally recognized and lets your customers know that your produts are safe for consumption.  Having a functional HACCP system can enhance the marketability of your products in the international marketplace. The online HACCP & Food Safety Certificate Program offers training to your employees to initiate and successfully manage your HACCP Food Safety system to consistently ensure product safety. 

The online training format is flexible and convenient. Log in to train anytime and anywhere.
To complete this program, you don’t need a degree but familiarity with food processing technology such as bacteria, pH, sanitizers, etc., is helpful.
Upon successful completion of this training program, you will understand:
  • The role of HACCP in reducing food safety risks 
  • How to identify and control hazards
  • The importance of Prerequisites as a foundation of HACCP 
  • How to initiate a HACCP System and apply the 7 HACCP Principles
  • The process of implementing HACCP in a food facility
  • How to validate and verify HACCP is working
  • How to audit and keep HACCP relevant
The HACCP & Food Safety Certificate Program is comprised of 19 modules separated into 3 stages.  Choose to train all modules to obtain a certificate or individual stages for knowledge upgrade.
  • Stage 1 HACCP Overview & Building Blocks - 5 modules
    Provides an overview of a food safety system, starting from an introduction of HACCP through to the principles of a functioning HACCP system.  
  • Stage 2 Prerequisite Programs - 6 modules
    Provides detailed inforamtion on each of the six Prerequisites under the CFIA  HACCP system (FSEP), including food safety concerns specific to each prerequisite, as well as how to verify that the prerequisite is complete.    
  • Stage 3 Developing HACCP Plans - 8 modules
    Provides detailed information for each of the 12 steps of HACCP implementation, including the 7 principles of HACCP.  These modules provide step-by-step instructions on how to complete HACCP forms (#1-10), with examples of forms and written documents.  
Review & Final Exam
  • The Certificate Program contains a fun practice exam to review material, as well as the final exam which is based on content from all 19 modules.
Supplemental Resources
  • Access a variety of supplemental materials that will help you understand regulations and other systems taht are required with food processing. 
HACCP Workbook Binder and Templates
  • Yours to keep,  a workbook binder that amalgamates all forms routinely used with HACCP, including written prerequisites, SOPs, check sheets, records on a CD. 

Click here for Program Details and Course Requirements