GLOBALG.A.P. IFA v6 → Plants - F&V

2-6 September 2024 | Integrated Farm Assurance (IFA) Course v6 | Plants - F&V (65-1463-24)

The IFA standard for fruit and vegetables defines clear criteria for responsible farming practices. It covers primary production, from preharvest activities such as soil management and plant protection product application to basic postharvest handling.

Date: 2-6 September 2024
Fee: EUR 350
Starting time: 2.00 pm Berlin Time (UTC+2) Check your local time here
Duration: In-course modules: 20 hours. Self-paced modules: 1 hour
Language: English
Trainer: Edite Strazdina

Class Instructor

Edite Strazdina. Technical Key Account Manager Central Asia, Latvia and Russia.

Edite is GLOBALG.A.P.'s technical expert and trainer for Latvia, Russia and Central Asia regions. She joined GLOBALG.A.P. in June 2018 on the Sales and Marketing team supporting producers, certification bodies and Registered Trainers. Edite has been in the food sector for 30 years, having responsibilities as farmer, consultant, quality system manager, internal auditor and 12 years as vegetable cooperative senior manager.She did a Bachelor of Applied Science at the Latvian Agriculture University in Latvia.

Who should participate?:

  • Anyone who is interested in how the GLOBALG.A.P. Certification system operates
  • Anyone that wants to know more about the GLOBALG.A.P. Integrated Farm Assurance (IFA) General Regulations and standard (principles and criteria) requirements for the product category of fruit and vegetables
  • Persons interested on becoming a GLOBALG.A.P. Registered Trainer
  • Professionals in the agricultural sector, producers and consultants

++Please note, that this is not a GLOBALG.A.P. Certification Body Training.

Learning outcomes:

  • You will have a better understanding how the GLOBALG.A.P. system functions.
  • You will receive comprehensive technical knowledge about the GLOBALG.A.P. IFA Standard for fruit and vegetables, and also learn more about the IFA General Regulations.
  • You will learn more about the principle and criteria requirements for fruit and vegetables and suitable ways to implement it.
  • You will get more familiar with the GFS and Smart editions and understand the differences and similarities.
  • You will be equipped to provide training services on the GLOBALG.A.P. IFA v6 standard.
  • You will have fulfilled part of the GLOBALG.A.P. training requirements for your Registered Trainer application.

Course information:

  • This is an online live course including many interactive activities and
    group work with other participants. The workshop fee includes a certificate of attendance and examination. Presentations and standard documents will be shared on this platform before the training starts.
  • The maximum number of participants is 15. Acceptance is based on first-come-first-serve basis. You will receive a confirmation e-mail upon payment.
  • To be able to participate in this course you will need a computer and stable internet connection. Test it here. Recommended band width:800kbps/1.0Mbps (up/down) for high quality video.

Questions? Please contact the GLOBALG.A.P. Academy
By registering for this course you agree with the GLOBALG.A.P. Terms and Conditions for Workshop and Trainings.

Language: English

  • Integrated Farm Assurance (IFA) Course Agenda sample
  • self-paced learning (this module should be completed before the live sessions)
  • Introduction to GLOBALG.A.P.
  • How to become a Registered Trainer
  • Instructor live session
  • training material
  • Module 1: General Regulations - IFA Scope
  • Module 2: General Regulations - Registration Process
  • Module 3: General Regulations - CB Audit
  • Module 4: General Regulations - IFA Certification Process
  • Module 5: Principles and Criteria - Self Assessment
  • Module 6: Principles and Criteria - Production Process
  • Module 7: Principles and Criteria - General Requirements
  • Virtual Farm Activity
  • Virtual Farm Videos
  • 01 Arrival Scene - 1.06 Min
  • 02 Media Station PPM - 1.09 Min
  • 03 Media stations PPP - 3.25 Min
  • 04 Media Station Fertilizers - 1 Min
  • 05 Media Station Irrigation - 1.05 Min
  • 06 Media Station Harvesting Packing Spinach - 3.33 Min
  • 07 Media Station Sweetcorn Packing - 1.31 Min
  • 08 Media Station General PHU - 2.46 Min
  • 09 Departure Scene - 1.08 Min
  • Activities solutions
  • Survey
  • Exam information
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certificate with a duration: Forever