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Course Description

Traceability procedures are a mandatory requirement of all food safety quality assurance standards. This is to ensure that a food business can identify and control all incoming goods and services that may have an impact on food safety and quality, and to ensure that all product is traceable throughout the food chain.

This course will build on your existing food safety skills and learn how to effectively conduct and perform a forward and backward Trace.

Course Outline

This course covers the following topics:

  1. Basics of Traceability
  2. Standards for Traceability
  3. Requirements for Traceability
  4. Use of Traceability

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course, participants will obtain the knowledge on how to:

  • Explain the benefits Traceability offers
  • Describe the regulatory requirements associated with Traceability
  • Describe the requirements of a good Traceability system
  • Perform a forward and backward trace


Upon successful completion of the course a Certificate can be printed online.

Who should attend

This online course is designed for food industry personnel with responsibility for food safety and quality management.


There are no pre-requisites for this online course.

For a greater understanding of food safety in the workplace. We do advise the completion of other food safety courses such as Allergens and Shelf Life Validation and Verification.


The online course will take approximately 90 minutes to complete.


Intertek Certificate of Completion