FSPCA Foreign Supplier Verification Programs Blended Course
FSPCA Foreign Supplier Verification Programs Blended Part 1 and 2
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This part 2 live-virtual interactive course will provide participants with the knowledge to implement the requirements of the “Foreign Supplier Verification Programs (FSVP) for Importers of Food for Humans and Animals” regulation of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Upon successful completion, participants will receive the official FSPCA certificate issued by the Association of Food and Drug Officials (AFDO).
This course is designed for:
U.S.‐based importers who meet the definition of “importer” in the FSVP rule, which includes those who own or are the consignee of food at the time of entry, or, if no owner or consignee exists, the U.S. agent or representative of the foreign owner.
Others who have an interest in ensuring that the requirements of the FSVP rule are met, including brokers, exporters, foreign suppliers of food that will be exported to the U.S., persons/business owners who currently buy food from foreign sources, and representatives of foreign governments.Learning this course will enable you to understand the requirements of the FSVP rule and how these requirements can be met. It will also help you to become a Qualified Individual under this rule.
Blended Course Structure:
Part 1: Online Self-Paced
Part 2: Instructor-Led
Part 1: Online Self-Paced
Once enrolled in Part 1, you can begin the course immediately. You will also receive an automated enrolment confirmation email. You have 8 months to complete the online course. Upon completion of Part 1, you will receive an enrolment ticket and a completion email. Present either the enrolment ticket or completion email to your Part 2 lead instructor. Part 1 must have been completed with 9 months of the Part 2 training.
Cost: USD $250.00
Part 2: Instructor-Led (Live-Virtual Delivery)
Instructor-Led course is a review of the material from Part 1. We will address questions that you may have related to the material and complete exercises applying the knowledge that you gained from the course materials. In order to receive the Certificate of training from FSPCA, you must complete Part 1 Online before the Part 2 class.
Cost: USD $295.00
Relationship between FSMA and FSVP
Building the foundation for the FSVP process
Overview of requirements for FSVP Preventive Controls and Produce Safety
Evaluation and Approval of Foreign Suppliers
Foreign Supplier Verification
Re-evaluation of Foreign Suppliers
Importance of Records
Preventive Controls and Produce Safety Overview
By the end of the course, participants will be able to:
Become a FSVP Qualified Individual
Explain the underlying purpose(s) of the FSVP rule
Develop and implement an FSVP
Implement an FSVP recordkeeping system
Summarize FDA oversight
FSVP electronic workbook & manual
FSPCA Qualified Individual Certificate issued by the Association of Food and Drug Officials (AFDO)
Access to Private FSVP Resource Centre (Downloads, templates, guidance materials and more)