Online HACCP Training


Online HACCP Training

This course is a general HACCP Training designed for individuals working in the food industry who want to earn a HACCP Certification. This online HACCP training program teaches participants how to implement and manage the Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) system, which was designed by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as a food safety management system for controlling food hazards. This course is recognized by the International HACCP Alliance. Upon completion of the course, with an overall final grade of 80% or greater, you will earn a certificate of completion from the International HACCP Alliance. This HACCP Certificate will be recognized domestically and internationally by food safety inspectors and auditors.

The course is available on demand, completely self-paced, and 100% online. This means you can work at your own rate to complete the course. You can stop at any time then come back later and pick up right where you left off. The course has approximately 20 hours of material to complete. Though, most people complete the course 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

The first 14 sections consist of a module to view and a short quiz, none of this has a time limit. The last section is a two-part Final Exam. Part A of the Final Exam is the only timed portion of the course – you cannot pause the timer. You will be given 30 minutes to answer 19 multiple choice questions. Part B of the Final Exam is not timed. You will be given 2 scenario-based questions and asked to develop either a corrective action or a HACCP plan based on the given scenario.

Quizzes are worth 50% of your final grade and each part of the Final Exam is worth 25% of your final grade. You must complete all parts of the course in order to earn your certification.