Implementation of a Food Safety Management System based on GLOBALG.A.P. Version 5.3 (FS14)

GlobalG.A.P. is a global certification scheme supporting producers and their buyers with the implementation of Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) on their farms.

Our implementation of GlobalG.A.P. course provides a comprehensive understanding of the standard and how to implement it effectively. The changes to the standard in Version 5 will be discussed in detail.


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Industry experts present our cost-effective food safety courses. It is fun, engaging and interactive with practical examples and activities.  Delegates write an assessment at the end of the course and will receive a handout and certificate of attendance.

We are based in Port Elizabeth and service the following provinces in South Africa:

  • Eastern Cape
  • Western Cape
  • Gauteng
  • KwaZulu-Natal (KZN)

Course Level

Advanced Food Safety course

Presentation Methods and Course Duration Options

  • Classroom training – 4 days (3 days + 1 day practical workplace assignment)
  • Virtual training (real-time via Skype, Zoom or Google Meet) – 4 days (3 days + 1 day practical workplace assignment)

Minimum Requirements

An excellent understanding of HACCP is required before attending this course. We recommend first attending our HACCP for the HACCP Team course.

Who Should Attend?

  • Farmers and producers of fruit and vegetables.
  • People new to the GLOBALG.A.P. standard.
  • Anyone currently responsible for and managing a farm’s GLOBALG.A.P. system.
  • Farm managers
  • System administrators
  • Supervisors
  • HACCP Team

Course Outline

  • Background to Food Safety and GLOBALG.A.P. certification.
  • GLOBALG.A.P. regulations.
  • Certification and what it entails.
  • Sanctions and how they occur.
  • Risk assessments.
  • An overview of the changes to GLOBALG.A.P. in version 5.
  • All Farm Base (AF) Control Points (CP) & Compliance Criteria.
  • Crops Base.
  • Fruit and Vegetables Base.
  • GLOBALG.A.P. audit methodology.


After attending this course, we recommend also attending our expert-level  Internal and Supplier Auditing based on GLOBALG.A.P. course.

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