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 farms), mollusk farm standards, feed mill standards, and finfish, crustacean and mollusk hatchery/nursery standards.
The registration deadline is March 10.
The course is being held at New World Hotel Shanghai in Changning District.
For detailed information about how to apply, competency requirements, fees and more, please click here.
Please note that the final exam date for processing plant- and feed mill-only competencies has been rescheduled to Wednesday, April 5. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Please follow the instructions carefully. Improper submittals 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.