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Online HACCP Training

 This course is a general HACCP training for individuals working in the food industry who want to earn a HACCP certification. This online program teaches participants how to implement and manage the Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) system designed by the FDA as a safety management system for controlling food hazards.

Participants who complete the program with a final grade of 80% or higher will earn a certificate from the International HACCP Alliance. This certificate is recognized domestically and internationally by food safety inspectors and auditors.

The course is available on-demand and is self-paced and 100% online. You can stop at any time, then pick up where you left off. The course takes approximately 20 hours to complete, although most people finish over a couple of days or weeks.

The course is divided into 15 sections:

  1. The History of HACCP
  2. Basic Components of HACCP
  3. Pre-Requisite Programs
  4. Sanitation Standard Operating Procedures
  5. Preliminary Tasks
  6. Food Safety Hazards
  7. HACCP Principle #1: Hazard Analysis, Hazards
  8. HACCP Principle #2: Determine Critical Control Points
  9. HACCP Principle #3: Establish Critical Limits
  10. HACCP Principle #4: Establish Monitoring Procedures
  11. HACCP Principle #5: Establish Corrective Actions
  12. HACCP Principle #6: Establish Verification Procedures
  13. HACCP Principle #7: Establish Record-Keeping Procedures
  14. Enforcement of HACCP
  15. Final Exam

Each of the first 14 sections consist of a module and a short quiz with no time limit. The last section is a two-part final exam. Part A of the final exam is the only timed portion – you cannot pause the timer. You will have 90 minutes to answer 19 multiple-choice questions. Part B of the final exam is not timed. You must answer two scenario-based questions and develop either a corrective action or a HACCP plan based on the given scenario.

Quizzes are worth 50% of your final grade; Final Exam Part A is worth 25% of your final grade and Final Exam Part B is worth 25% of your grade. You must complete all parts of the course to earn your certification.

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Quick preview of the HACCP: Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points course. Complete anytime, anywhere: work at your own pace. This course is available to all, worldwide enrollment accepted.