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Category: BAP Auditor Announcements

Lima Auditor Training Course Draws 41 Attendees

The Global Aquaculture Alliance’s (GAA) Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) division held a successful BAP auditor training course at the Crowne Plaza Lima in Lima, Peru, from Feb. 4 to 10. The course had a total of 41 attendees, including 26 auditors (18 of whom are new to the BAP program) and seven industry observers. Participants traveled from all over the world to attend the course, including Brazil, Canada, Chile, Ecuador, Mexico, Panama, Scotland and Vietnam. The course covered the BAP standards for processing plants, hatcheries, farms and feed mills. The course also included an update on a major tilapia producer … READ MORE “Lima Auditor Training Course Draws 41 Attendees”

Shanghai To Host Next BAP Auditor Training Course

The Global Aquaculture Alliance’s Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) division invites new auditor candidates and returning auditors requiring refresher training to attend a BAP auditor training course in Shanghai, China, from April 2 to 8, 2017. The course is also open to industry observers, including government officials, producers and other industry stakeholders who wish to learn more about the BAP certification standards and the auditing process. The course will cover all of the BAP standards, including the seafood processing plant standards, finfish and crustacean farm standards (includes land-based aquaculture systems such as ponds and fresh/brackish water cage farms and marine cage … READ MORE “Shanghai To Host Next BAP Auditor Training Course”

Miami Auditor Training Course Draws 14 Auditors

A total of 14 new or returning auditors and 35 industry observers attended the Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) auditor training course in Miami, Florida, USA, from Nov. 28 to Dec. 3. Attendees came predominantly from Belize, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Honduras, India, Ireland, Peru and the United States. Representatives of a number of the BAP-accredited certification bodies also attended. Course instructors were Ken Corpron, BAP program integrity analyst; Jeff Peterson, BAP program integrity manager and training coordinator; Guy Ewing, a long-time seafood specialist; Dr. Steve Otwell of the Seafood HACCP Alliance; and Birgitte Krogh-Poulson, a social accountability specialist … READ MORE “Miami Auditor Training Course Draws 14 Auditors”

Miami To Host Next BAP Auditor Training Course

The Global Aquaculture Alliance’s Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) division invites new auditor candidates and returning auditors requiring refresher training to attend a BAP auditor training course in Hialeah, Florida, USA, from Nov. 28 to Dec. 3. The course is also open to industry observers, including government officials, producers and other industry stakeholders who wish to learn more about the BAP certification standards and auditing process. The course will cover all of the BAP standards, including three sets of standards that have been revised or added to the program in recent months — the seafood processing plant standard (Issue 4, Revision … READ MORE “Miami To Host Next BAP Auditor Training Course”

Latest BAP Auditor Training Course Draws Record 43 Participants

A record-high 43 auditors attended the Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) auditor training course in Bangkok, Thailand, from June 19 to 25, the Global Aquaculture Alliance has announced. The BAP program integrity team regularly holds auditor training courses around the globe for new auditor candidates and returning auditors requiring refresher training, as well as industry observers interesting in learning more about the about the BAP certification standards and auditing process. The latest course drew a record 43 auditors and 10 industry observers. Attendees came predominantly from Asia — Bangladesh, China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam. Some attendees came … READ MORE “Latest BAP Auditor Training Course Draws Record 43 Participants”

BAP Auditor Training Course Set for Bangkok in June

The Global Aquaculture Alliance’s Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) division invites new auditor candidates and returning auditors requiring refresher training to attend a BAP auditor training course in Bangkok, Thailand, from June 19 to 25. The course is also open to industry observers, including government officials, producers and other industry stakeholders who wish to learn more about the BAP certification standards and auditing process. And, for the first time, the course will offer participants the opportunity to receive a Seafood HACCP Course Training Certificate authorized by the Seafood HACCP Alliance. The course will cover all of the BAP seafood processing plant … READ MORE “BAP Auditor Training Course Set for Bangkok in June”

Special Auditor Training Course Scheduled for Puerto Montt

Due to enthusiastic support for group and multi-site zone cluster, or “barrio,” certifications, the Global Aquaculture Alliance’s Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) division is offering a special auditor training course for its group and barrio certification programs. The course will be held at Hotel Manquehue in Puerto Montt, Chile, from March 30 to 31. This course will be offered to a select group of auditors who are qualified to perform group and barrio audits. In addition to auditors, the course is also open to industry observers, including government officials, producers and other industry stakeholders, who wish to learn more about the … READ MORE “Special Auditor Training Course Scheduled for Puerto Montt”