Option 1:  USDC/NOAA HACCP 3-day Basic Seafood HACCP Workshop (Classroom, Instructor-led)

Course Description

Offered in Seattle, WA, Gloucester, MA and Long Beach, CA, USDC/NOAA’s 3-day Seafood HACCP Workshop, meets the body of knowledge requirements established by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for HACCP training as outlined in 21 CFR Part 123.10, incorporating the training curriculum developed by the Seafood HACCP Alliance, a national committee of which the USDC/NOAA is a founding member.  The USDC/NOAA 3-day workshop is designed to demystify the basic principles of HACCP combining lectures and hands-on practical application exercises where participants will learn to use the 4th edition of FDA’s Fish and Fishery Products Hazards and Controls Guidance (FDA Guide) to apply HACCP principles in order to meet FDA’s Seafood HACCP Regulatory requirements. Please link here for course agenda.

Course Hours and Participation Requirements

The 3-day HACCP Classes are conducted from 8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. each day. To qualify Attendance or Certificate of Completion, participants are required to be present for all contact hours, complete in-class exercises, submit two homework/learning assessments and complete a final exam. Please link here for the Certificate of Attendance and the Certificate of Completion qualification requirements.

For additional information, please contact the USDC/NOAA SIP’s Education Program by emailing

Course Fee

2016 Course Dates, Locations and Registration Information
For course registration information, please use the class date links below

Please Note: All course participants must complete an online orientation and assessment prior to attending class must bring to class 1) their orientation completion certificate and 2) a copy of the orientation handout. Please link here for the NOAA SI Online Orientation Course and Online Orientation handout.

Seattle, Washington Long Beach/LAX Area Gloucester, MA/Boston North Area
January 17-19, 2017
Course currently full but you can be added to the wait list
February 14-16, 2017 March 28-30, 2017
Course currently full but you can be added to the wait list
May 23-25, 2017
Course currently full but you can be
added to the wait list
June 20-22, 2017 June 6-8, 2017
August 29-31, 2017

October 24-26, 2017

September 26-28, 2017
November 14-16, 2017   December 5-7, 2017


Please link here for the NOAA HACCP Workshop Cancellation Request Form.

Option 2: USDC/NOAA Distance Custom HACCP Workshops

Custom classes can be scheduled nationally and internationally for individual companies or groups on a time available basis. For a custom workshop proposal and cost estimate, please submit a request using our online form link here.  For specific administrative questions, please contact

Post Course Documents  

During the HACCP course, instructors mentioned post course documents. Please link here to access and download those that may be helpful to you.  

You're invited to fill out the form REQUEST FOR USDC/NOAA HACCP PROCTORED EXAMS. To fill it out, visit: