Employee Training

This course is part of the most comprehensive retail HACCP product line on the market.  The SURE HACCP Food Safety Series is dedicated to Safe, Useful, Responsible Education for food service and retail industry training.  The SURE HACCP Food Safety Series is the only retail HACCP training and certification program in the world.    

The purpose of this course is to learn the basics of the Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) system.  Using the HACCP Star training aid in conjunction with the seven principles of HACCP, participants will learn what makes a successful HACCP system.  It is key for all employees to understand the importance of the HACCP system and how to use an effective HACCP plan in a food service or retail facility.

Key Topics

  • Overview of proper food handling procedures
  • Food hazards
  • Employee responsibilities
  • Allergens
  • Food monitoring techniques
  • Corrective action
  • Recordkeeping
  • Food defense

Employees will gain an understanding of the importance of prerequisite programs and of applying standard operating procedures for food safety and food defense.

Upon course completion, participants will be prepared to take the HACCP Food Safety Employee Certification Examination to demonstrate understanding of the HACCP system.  Successful completion of the examination will merit a HACCP Food Safety Employee Certification, which is valid for four years.


Proactively manage risks and regulatory requirements by providing third-party documented proof of understanding of the HACCP system for all employees.

Desired Outcomes

Upon course completion, participants will be prepared to:

  • Identify the most common causes of foodborne illness.
  • Identify hazards and critical control points associated with food preparation.
  • Follow prerequisite programs for food safety.
  • Apply standard operating procedures for food safety and food defense.
  • Understand critical limits, monitoring, and effective corrective actions.

Materials Provided

  • The HACCP Food Safety Employee Manual w/exam answer sheet
  • SURE Employee HACCP Certification Examination

Who Should Attend

  • Owners, Directors, Managers, Supervisors
  • Chefs, Cooks, Food Handlers
  • Front- and Back-of-House Team Members

Recommended Schedule

8 a.m. – 5 p.m.


  • Individual enrollment is available for all courses.
  • Minimum capacity: 10 participants for all private classes
  • Maximum capacity: 30 participants