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Introduction to the CanadaGAP Program

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TitleDate & TimeLocationEarly Bird DeadlineCourse Pricing (taxes not included)Register
Introduction to the CanadaGAP Program
Jan 18-19, 2016
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Guelph, ON Dec 28, 2015 Regular: $775.00 CAD
  Early Bird: $735.00 CAD
Introduction to the CanadaGAP Program
Nov 8-9, 2016
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Vancouver, BC Oct 24, 2016 Regular: $930.00 CAD
  Early Bird: $885.00 CAD
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  • This two day-course is designed to educate attendees on the CanadaGAP Food Safety Program. It includes general information about the CanadaGAP program, including details on how to become CanadaGAP certified, along with a review of the main technical requirements laid out in the CanadaGAP program. At the end of the program, you will be able to:

    • Understand how to become certified to the CanadaGAP program (including 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 manual

     Detailed Program Agenda

    Participants should bring their copy of the CanadaGAP standard to this training program.

    Please be aware that once you have registered we may be required to share your contact information with CanadaGAP for certificates and other administrative requirements.

Who Should Attend?

  1. Agriculture Sector Professionals
  2. CanadaGAP Auditors
  3. Farmers
  4. Growers / Producers of Fresh Fruits and Vegetables

Lifetime Learners:

The following recognition will be awarded for participation in this course.

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Logistics & Lunch

Lunch is from 12:00pm to 1:00pm and is on your own.

Cancellation Policy:

Substitutions (in writing) are welcome anytime, but please notify us as soon as possible.

Early Cancellations (more than two weeks prior to the course date):
A refund will be issued for the registration fee paid, less a 25% processing charge.

Late cancellations (less than two weeks prior to the course date):
Refunds cannot be issued for late cancellations.

Program cancellation: GFTC reserves the right to cancel or postpone a program due to unforeseen circumstances. Should this occur, you will be notified as soon as possible. All efforts will be made to notify participants at minimum two weeks before the scheduled event. If GFTC cancels a course, your entire registration fee will be refunded.

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Please Note: To avoid inconvenience, and to ensure you will receive a copy of the relevant documents for this program, please ensure you register no later than 48 hours before the program is due to start.

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