Quality Associates

HARPS Training

Quality Associates has partnered with HARPS Australia to offer the new HARPS Version 2 Implementation training, book into a public course today! In this course you will learn what best practice looks like for the new elements and what the auditors will be focusing on.

Course Outline

HARPS Standard Version 2 Implementation Training & HACCP Refresher (Add-on) – 1 Day Course


The course has been designed to reflect the immediate needs of producers to meet the HARPS requirements, bringing the course to life with case studies and practical examples where possible.

  • You will learn what the new elements are and how to implement these elements most efficiently.
  • The course highlights areas of focus for auditors. Special attention has been put on these elements. Be prepared for your audits.
  • The course offers detailed guidance on what best practice looks like. This is the same guidance provided to the auditors of the HARPS Standard.
  • Food safety and quality issues in the produce industry.
  • Regulations and recalls.
  • Legal requirements for food safety programs.
  • Four hazards (biological, chemical, physical, allergen) and their sources.
  • Food safety risk assessment.
  • Public Course Cost $690.00 plus GST
HACCP Refresher Add-on ($100 extra)


As an optional extra, you can complete your HACCP refresher as part of this course. This add-on meets the requirements of Element 4.2. Completing your refresher this way will save you $190.00 compared to the online course.

Even if you have time left before your refresher is due, take advantage of the time and money saving with this add-on and extend your due date by 3 years.

National Competency achieved on successful completion: FBPFSY3002 Participate in a HACCP Team.


HARPS Standard Version 2 Implementation Training

Upon successful completion of the assessment, a certificate of completion will be awarded. This is an official HARPS Certificate, issued by HARPS Australia.

HACCP Refresher Add-on ($100 extra)

The statement/ certificate of attainment will be emailed as a pdf upon successful completion of all course assessment requirements. This will take up to 28 days for the relevant units of competency to be confirmed by the assessor.

If you require your initial HACCP Training under element 4.1, please click here.

Who Should Attend

This course and the add-on are aimed at both new and existing Tier 1 and 2 growers, suppliers, packers and wholesalers. For those already on the standard, you will learn how to update to version two in the most efficient way. You will also be prepared for your next audit by knowing what the auditors will be focused on and what best practice looks like in these areas of concern. You will also be able to complete your HACCP Refresher in a time and money saving manner. For new suppliers, you will understand the HARPS standard as a whole, how to mitigate your food safety risks and what your auditors will be looking for during your first HARPS audit.

Learning Outcomes

HARPS Standard Version 2 Implementation Training

Upon completion of this training course, participants should:

  • Have a full understanding of the four hazards (biological, chemical, physical, allergen) and their sources
  • HARPS elements in practice
  • Able to identify typical food safety hazards
  • Know the required Pre-requisite Programs
  • Know what a good food safety culture looks like
  • Know the HARPS standard and the new elements

How to attend a course?

Below is a list of our upcoming public courses. Please note, some are taught virtually, meaning you can attend from anywhere in Australia and some courses are taught in specific locations.

If your location is not listed, please feel free to fill in the form at the bottom of the page and enquire about organising a course in your area.

We require a minimum of 10 students to run courses on-site in a location. For fewer students, we can run courses virtually. Please also feel free to enquire about private group training for your business and our group training rates.


There are no prerequisites. Everyone is welcome. If you are looking to book private group training, please fill out the form at the very bottom of the page and we can provide our group training pricing.

About Us

Quality Associates is a well-established business with significant Tier 1 retail and manufacturing clients. The Quality Associates Team, lead by our Director Dr Andreas Klieber have over 50 years experience here in Australia and around the world. We have vast experience in FMCG, food production, horticulture, food technology, supply chain management and food service.

What Our Customers Say

“Excellent HACCP Refresher. Videos were concise and informative with good examples referenced. The website was easy to use and navigate. ” – 5 Stars Course review for HACCP Refresher for HARPS
Ilias Kastrantas
N&A Group

Upcoming HARPS Version 2 Public Courses


Your Statement of Completion will be sent to you upon successful completion and payment.

For any course-related queries, please email customer support at training@qualityassociates.com.au.

You may gain more by completing the assessment on your own site, but it is not a requirement to have access to one.