Certificate in  Good Agriculture Practices (GAP)


The promotion and adoption of GAP from farm to fork will help improve the safety and quality of food and agricultural products. In addition, producers and consumers will benefit from global markets and improve their livelihoods and the national economy as a whole.

GAP implementation, and especially record-keeping and certification, will increase production costs. Thereby various technical opportunities are emerging in order to ensure food quality and safety to protect people’s health and participate in the global economy with the help of GAP and Global GAP.

FFSQ has designed this programme for fresher's graduates and professionals who wants to develop their technical skills and want to get equipped to perform management functions in Good Agricultural Practices.

Practical Exposure to GAP Participants

Programme Structure

Module 1 : Introduction to GAP: A Global Perspective

Module 2 : GAP: Principles and Practices

Module 3: GAP for Fresh Produce

Module 4: Integrated Pest Management Programme (IPM)

Module 5: Waste Management and Wildlife Conservation

Module 6: Documentation and Traceability

Module 7: Global Perspective of GAP (Global GAP, JGAP, ASEAN GAP, China GAP etc. )


Any graduation/ B.tech/ B.Sc. in Microbiology/ Life Sciences/ Botany/ Zoology/ Food Science/ Food Technology/ BE/ B.Pharma/ MBBS/ BDS/ BHMS/ BUMS/ BAMS or any other discipline. Diploma holders are eligible for our Executive Diploma, Industry Certificate, and Certificate Programmes.

Programme Duration

The duration of the training is 5 days.


The registration dates for this programme run by the Institute are updated timely on the webpage. Effective Online learning tools incorporated into the design of the webpage make the programme lectures and online live classes easily accessible. This gives a huge window of self-regulated and self-paced performance to the participants.

Programme Deliverables

The accompanying training is appropriately aligned with the current Industry’s expectations.

  • – Interactive or online live sessions on all key areas of the programme giving all flexibility to the participants.
  • – All the efforts are made by IGMPI faculty members to make the entire programme modules easily understandable.
  • – Assessment and evaluation for all the programme modules in order to enhance the levels of competencies and skills of the participants leading towards the objective of application in the job.
  • – At the end of each programme modules, the trainers shall obtain feedback from the participants using specially designed questionnaires.
  • – All learning and training delivery initiatives shall be conducted in English.

Assessment & Certification

Online assessment will be conducted at the end of the programme and after successful completion; the participants will be awarded Certificate in Good Agriculture Practices (GAP) in Food by Faculty of Food Safety and Quality, IGMPI.

Placement Assistance & Corporate Relations

The Institute has partnered with many organizations for providing with placement assistance to in its participants. The robust placement cell comprises of senior level Human Resources professionals and Talent Acquisition experts which maintains close links with business and industry. We are engaged in promoting the employability of our participants by maintaining good rapport and relation with HR cell and recruiting managers of leading healthcare companies across the globe. The efforts of our placement cell also include helping with professional resume writing, interview skills & conducting mock interviews etc.

In recent Months the Institute has witnessed more and more participation from professionals working global food giants like Nestle India Ltd., Britannia Industries, Godrej Consumer Products, TATA Consumer Products, Marico Limited, Varun Beverages, MTR Foods, Mondelez India, Parle Agro, Heritage Foods, Vadilal Industries, ITC Limited, Kwality Dairy India Limited, PepsiCo India, KRBL Limited etc, McChain Food India Ltd., Haldiram’s, Mother Dairy etc.

Future career prospects

Industry Certificate in GAP is a professional programme targeted to cater the food industry requirement of trained food professionals. The information, guidance, practical training and off programme completion certificate will provide the participant with not one but many opportunities in the industry. This would come true in form of job roles and positions like that of auditors for GAP Certifications, quality assurance executives, quality managers, position in NPD team, GAP consultants, food entrepreneurs and many more.

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Programme Fee details

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