Two of CanadaGAP’s training providers are offering the Understanding the CanadaGAP Program course live online this spring. These courses are separate offerings – please read the details carefully.

This two-day introductory course is designed to educate attendees on the CanadaGAP Food Safety Program. It includes general information about the CanadaGAP program, certification and an overview of the main technical requirements.

*Please note, the Understanding the CanadaGAP Program course is not equivalent to the CanadaGAP Auditor Training Course. Participation in the Understanding the CanadaGAP Program course cannot be used to meet the CanadaGAP auditor requirements. Please visit the CanadaGAP website for additional information.

How will I benefit from this course?

  • Understand how to become certified to the CanadaGAP Program (how to enrol in the program; how to keep records; how to prepare for an audit, etc.)
  • Understand basic food safety hazards in fresh produce operations
  • Understand how to use and implement the CanadaGAP Food Safety Manual

Who should take this course?

  • Growers/producers, packers, repackers, wholesalers and brokers interested in becoming certified
  • Program participants and persons responsible for the food safety program
  • Agriculture sector professionals and consultants
  • Buyers or other stakeholders
Food Safety Solutions


 Essential Food Safety


Course details
·        In English

·        March 7-8, 2023

·        8:00 AM – 4:00 PM (Mountain Time).

·        Cost: $625.00+HST

·        Register here:

·        Contact:

·        In English

·        May 1-2, 2023

·        8:00 AM – 4:00 PM (EDT).

·        Cost: $600.00+HST

·        Register here :

·        Contact:

 What are the system requirements to participate in the training?

  • Computer (Windows or macOS)
  • An internet connection – broadband wired or wireless (3G or 4G/LTE)
  • Speakers and a microphone – built-in, USB plug-in, or wireless Bluetooth
  • A webcam or HD webcam – built-in, USB plug-in

 Need more information?

For course information, please contact the training provider for the relevant course offering.

January 27th, 2023 at 09:35 am