Certified Seafood HACCP Principles and GMP Training

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Learn how to identify, reduce, and ultimately prevent potential sources of contamination in your seafood processing, manufacturing, packaging, supply, distribution and retail facility. Updated to Fish and Fishery Products Hazards and Controls Guidance June 2022 Edition.

The Certified Seafood HACCP Principles and GMPs Training course is 18 hours long, self-directed, examinable and designed to assist you to successfully implement a food safety plan. A certificate from eHACCP is issued once the course is successfully completed. This course teaches the FDA’s CFR 21 Part 123 – Fish and Fisheries requirements. It is recognized as an Introduction to HACCP course requirement under the Codex Alimentarius and the FDA, and GFSI scheme requirements such as SQF, BRC, FSSC 22 000, etc.


  • What is HACCP? – History, relevance, definitions. Food Safety Modernization Act requirements for and impacts on seafood producers and processors
  • Understand the Extent of Foodborne Illnesses – Requirements for and impacts on seafood producers and processors
  • Hazards Covered Under HACCP – Food and waterborne hazards
  • Illnesses from Contaminated Water and Food – The associated illnesses of these hazards
  • Conditions for Pathogen Growth and Survival – Examining FAT TOM and associated CCPs
  • Regulations – The FDA requirements as set out by CFR 21 Part 123
  • Documents and Procedures Required Prior to HACCP Plan Implementation – Prerequisites like GMPs, SOPs, SSOPs required to support the HACCP plan
  • HACCP Prerequisites, Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP’s) Processors, Logistics, Packaging, RTE facilities – Specific SOPs, SSOPs, GMPs, and GAPs
  • Developing Your HACCP Plan – The team, the product, and the process
  • Applying the Seven Principles of HACCP – Hazard Analysis, Critical Control Points, Critical Limits, Monitoring,
  • Corrective Actions, Verification, Record Keeping, Training, and Audits


Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the purpose and function of a HACCP system
  • Recognize regulatory requirements for HACCP under the new Food Safety Modernization Act
  • Identify conditions that promote waterborne and foodborne pathogen growth, recognize the steps needed to prevent pathogens, and learn corrective actions to control and reduce them
  • Learn how to meet government, industry, and auditor requirements for the development, implementation, and maintenance of a working HACCP plan
  • Learn FDA’s HACCP training requirements under 21 CFR Parts 123
  • Learn how to implement Good Manufacturing Practices to support the plan
  • Learn how to develop a strong HACCP team
  • Understand why record keeping and training are crucial to HACCP success


  • Each of the 11 modules has a pool of questions related to the subject matter taught
  • The module questions are optional and the results do not count towards the final grade
  • There is a final exam consisting of 22 questions pulled randomly from the modules
  • Each exam is unique


  • Live support
  • Bookmarking
  • Mobile / Responsive
  • SCORM compliant
  • 1-year access
  • Over 200 templates and other documentation
  • A certification attesting your completion of 18 hours of seafood HACCP training