The Global Aquaculture Alliance’s (GAA) Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) division invites new auditor candidates and returning auditors requiring refresher training to attend a BAP auditor training course in Lima, Peru, from Feb. 4 to 10, 2018.
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 BAP standards:
• Seafood Processing Standards: Issue 4, Rev 2, December 2015
• Finfish and Crustacean Farm Standards: Issue 2, Revision 3 November 2016
• Mollusk Farm Standards: Standard Version 1, May 2016
• Feed Mill Standards: Version 2, July 2014
• Finfish, Crustacean and Mollusk Hatchery/Nursery Standards (all species): Version 1, September 2014
• Salmon Farm Standards: Issue 2, Revision 3 October 2016
The registration deadline is Jan. 5.
The course will be taught by Ken Corpron, BAP program integrity analyst; Guy Ewing, a seafood processing specialist; Jeff Peterson, BAP program integrity advisor; and Shaun O’Loughlin, BAP certification specialist.
The course will take place at the Crowne Plaza Lima. Participants must book their own hotel rooms.
Please follow the instructions carefully. Improper submittals for this BAP auditor training course will be rejected. Candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible as participants are admitted on a space-available basis. Payment for the course must be received in advance.
A division of the Global Aquaculture Alliance, Best Aquaculture Practices is an international certification program based on achievable, science-based and continuously improved performance standards for the entire aquaculture supply chain — farms, hatcheries, processing plants and feed mills — that assure healthful foods produced through environmentally and socially responsible means. BAP certification is based on independent audits that evaluate compliance with the BAP standards developed by the Global Aquaculture Alliance.