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

Course Description

Offered in Amesbury, MA; Long Beach, CA; Seattle, WA; and St. Petersburg, FL, 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

2017 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. All participants must do the following: 1) Please link here to complete the prerequisite course orientation and 2) please link here to print a copy of the orientation handout.  A hard copy of the certificate will not be needed for the class. The completion and score will automatically be sent to Lenora Williams.

Seattle, WA Long Beach, CA
(MA/NH border)
St. Petersburg, FL


December 5-7, 2017
Course currently full but you can be added to the wait list


January 16-18

March 20-22

January 30-February 1

February 13-15

April 10-12

May 1-3 April 3-5 June 26-28

August 7-9

October 16-18 July 31-August 2 October 23-25

November 13-15

October 30-November 1


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. Our training schedule for the rest of 2017 is full and we will start planning for the 2018 schedule. If you choose to submit a request, you'll be added to a wait list. You may submit a request for a custom workshop proposal and cost estimate, using our online form link here.

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, link here.