What’s on the Exam?

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What’s on the Exam? 2018-06-22T16:28:39+00:00

What’s on the Exam?

Much of the exam content will relate to a HACCP professional’s day-to-day experiences, and the National Occupational Standards. The following chart indicates the distribution and weight of each Category and Skill in relation to the CCHP examination.

CATEGORY AND SKILL Written Exam Distribution by (%)
A. FOOD SAFETY STANDARDS, PROGRAMS 7-10%
1. Comply with food safety standards, programs and regulations
7-10
B. HACCP FOOD SAFETY SYSTEMS 56-70%
2. Gather information for HACCP Systems
5-10
3. Establish Prerequisite Programs
10-20
4. Develop the HACCP Systems
14-24
5. Implement HACCP Systems
9-19
6. Maintain HACCP Systems
5-10
C. EXTERNAL AUDITS 10%
7. Prepare for External Audits
5-6
8. Participate in External Audits
4-5
D. COMMUNICATION 10%
9. Use Communication Skills
5-6
10. Liaise with External Agencies
4-5
E. PROFESSIONALISM 7-10%
11. Demonstrate Professionalism
7-10

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