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Program Description

All virtual training is delivered in Eastern Time (ET).

This course is available for Private Team Training; groups of six or more participants recommended for training to be cost-effective. Please email us for a quote.

This virtual instructor-led training course is delivered in four 3.5-hour sessions on back-to-back training days.

As an effective, dependable participant in the food supply chain you must have a solid food safety management system. This program gives you the tools to achieve that and teaches you how to develop, implement and maintain a robust HACCP food safety system.

What You’ll Do

  • Write a standard operating procedure (SOP) for receiving
  • Assess a process flow diagram
  • Conduct a hazard analysis
  • Conduct a gap analysis for facility security

Prerequisite(s): A good understanding of Good Distribution Programs is beneficial.

Credit Details

1.30 CEUs

As an IACET Accredited Provider, NSF Training and Education Services offers CEUs for its programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard. NSF Training and Education Services is authorized by IACET to offer 1.3 CEUs for this program.

This course is accredited by the International HACCP Alliance.

Program Benefits

At the end of the program, you will be able to:

  • Discuss food safety regulations affecting food warehousing and distribution operations
  • Discuss prerequisite programs for warehousing and distribution operations (also known as Good Distribution Programs)
  • Discuss food safety and transportation requirements
  • Explain effective management and control of buildings, grounds, pests and sanitation
  • Develop and integrate HACCP into operations
  • Discuss facility security

This course satisfies the HACCP training requirement for the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) benchmarked standards (BRCGS, SQF, FSSC 22000, etc.).

This course concludes with an online examination. The link to access the exam will be emailed to the email address used for course registration. The online exam must be completed within ten business days of having completed the training course, following which, the exam access will expire.

Who Should Attend
  • Food Safety & Quality Personnel
  • Global Food Safety Personnel
  • HACCP Personnel
  • Operations/Maintenance/Sanitation Personnel
  • Warehouse Manager and Personnel
  • QA/QC Personnel
Program Partners

Online Exam Information:

  • You must have a valid email address to receive your login and password information.
  • The exam is open book, which means that you may refer to any notes taken during the course, as well as relevant training materials. You will be allowed a total of two attempts to successfully complete the examination.
  • Once started, you will have 120 minutes per attempt to compete the exam. Learners may NOT stop and resume the examination at a later time. Once started, you must complete the attempt within 120 minutes.
  • Upon successful completion of the online exam, your NSF Certificate of Accomplishment is immediately available for download as PDF and for printing. If the exam is not written within 10 business days of completing the training course, the learner will need to re-register for the exam and pay an extension fee of $175.
  • If you do not pass after two attempts, you will need to re-register for the course and pay the full registration fee.

Computer and Internet Connection:

  • You will need regular access to a computer with an internet connection. High speed broadband access (LAN, Cable or DSL) is recommended.
  • Compatible Web Browsers: Firefox, Chrome, Safari, IE Edge and higher

NSF is committed to accommodating the learning requirements of all of our stakeholders. If you require special assistance for any reason, please contact nsflearn@nsf.org one week prior to your class.

Private Team Training

This course is available for Private Team Training; groups of six or more participants recommended for training to be cost-effective. Please email us for a quote.