HTCP Training Programme

A professional qualification programme that develops comprehensive technical competencies in Halal for all trades and industries across the supply chain. It covers the understanding, quality management and governance, assurance system, standard and audit of Halal products and services. Targeted towards those interested in the Halal trade, Halal industry practitioners, Halal auditors and Halal certified bodies worldwide. HTCP is a tiered and exam-based system to validate participants’ proficiency and raise the credibility of HTCP qualified personnel.

LEVEL I

Duration

6 months

Participant

Junior executives in production, management

Entry requirements

Certificate / Diploma / Degree / Work experience

  • Module Code – HTCP 101 - Halal and Haram is Islam: Basic Understanding 1

    • Principles and Philosophy of Halal and Haram in Islam
    • Sources of Islamic Jurisprudence on Halal and Haram
    • Basic Terminologies and Concepts
    • Statutory Obligations of the Government towards Shariah Law
    • Maqasid Shariah: Objectives of the Shariah Law

  • Module Code – HTCP 112 - Halal and Haram in Islam: Basic Understanding 2

    • Sources of Halal and Haram materials
    • Characteristics of Halal and Haram materials
    • Identification and Determination of Halal and Haram Materials
    • Matrix of GMO Materials as Regards to Current Fatawa

  • Module Code – HTCP 123 - Introduction to Shariah-based and Halal Standards

    Introduction to:

    • MS1500:2009 – Halal Food – Production, Preparation, Handling and Storage General Guidelines
    • MS1900:2014 – Quality Management Systems Requirements from Islamic Perspectives
    • MS2200:2008 – Islamic Consumer Goods Part 1: Cosmetics and Personal Care – General Guidelines
    • MS2200:2013 – Islamic Consumer Goods Part 2: Usage of Animal Bones, Skin and Hair
    • MS2300:2009 – Value-based Management Systems – Requirements from Islamic Perspectives
    • MS2393:2013 – Islamic and Halal Principles: Definition and Interpretations on Terminology
    • MS2400:1:2010 – Halalan Toyyiban Assurance Pipeline –
      • Part 1: Management System Requirement for Transportation of Goods and/or Cargo Chain Services
    • MS2400:2:2010 – Halalan Toyyiban Assurance Pipeline –
      • Part 2: Management System Requirement for Warehousing and Related Services
    • MS2400:3:2010 – Halalan Toyyiban Assurance Pipeline –
      • Part 2: Management System Requirement for Retailing
    • MS2424:2014 – Halal Pharmaceuticals – General Guidelines
    • MS2594:2015 – Halal Chemicals for Use In Portable Water Treatment – General Guidelines
    • MS2610:2015 – Muslim-friendly Hospitality Services

LEVEL II

Duration

6 months

Participant

Executives in production, management, members of internal Halal committee

Entry requirements

Completed level 1 / Passed competency test

  • Module Code – HTCP 201 - Governance on Halal 1

    • The Trade Description Act 2011 on Halal
    • Regulatory Obligations on the Authority
    • State Enactments on Halal
    • Shariah and Halal-based Standards: History, Qualitative and Quantitative Values, Development, Philosophy

  • Module Code – HTCP 212 - Introduction to Halal Assurance System (HAS)

    Fundamentals of HAS

    • Internal Halal Committee
    • Halal Critical Points
    • Corrective Actions
    • Surveillance Audit
    • Product Recall

  • Module Code – HTCP 223 - Fundamentals of Shariah-based and Halal Standards – Part 1

    • MS1500:2009 – Halal Food – Production, Preparation, Handling and Storage – General Guidelines
    • MS1900:2014 – Quality Management Systems – Requirements from Islamic Perspectives
    • MS2200:2008 – Islamic Consumer Goods Part 1: Cosmetics and Personal Care – General Guidelines
    • MS2200:2013 – Islamic Consumer Goods Part 2: Usage of Animal Bones, Skin and Hair
    • MS2393:2013 – Islamic and Halal principles: Definition and Interpretations on Terminology 2

LEVEL III

Duration

6 months

Participant

Executives in production, management, members of internal Halal committee

Entry requirements

Completed level 2 / Passed competency test

  • Module Code – HTCP 233 - Governance on Halal 2

    • International Standardisation Philosophies
    • National Standards Developments
      • National Standards Body
      • National Accreditation Body
    • Interpretations of Malaysian Standards
    • Implementation Structure
    • Mobilisation of Standards Development
    • Committee Levels
    • Shariah-based Halal Standards Positioning

  • Module Code – HTCP 301 - Managing Halal Assurance System

    • Management Review
    • HAS and its Challenges
    • Integration of HAS and HACCP

  • Module Code – HTCP 312 - Halal Regulatory and Governance

    • Need for Certification
    • Roles and Functions of Certification Bodies
      • National
      • International
    • Certification Process
    • Role of National Fatwa Council
    • Understanding the Position and Functions of Various Contemporary Mazhabs

  • Module Code – HTCP 323 - Variations on Global Halal Certification, Regulatory and Fatawa positions

    • Basic Differences on Edicts of Mazhabs and the Reasons
    • Variations of Halal Certification, Regulatory, Fatwa Positions According to
      • Geographic/regional conditions
      • Culture and socio-economic factors
      • Political scenarios

  • Module Code – HTCP 334 - Quality Management and Halal Matrix

    • Complimentary Guidelines to Halal Management Requirements
      • Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP)
      • Good Hygiene Practice (GHP)
      • Good Management Practice (GMP)

  • Module Code – HTCP 345 - Fundamentals of Shariah-based and Halal Standards – Part 2

    • MS2400:1:2010 – Halalan Toyyiban Assurance Pipeline –
      • Part 1: Management System Requirement for Transportation of Goods and/or Cargo Chain Services
    • MS2400:2:2010 – Halalan Toyyiban Assurance Pipeline –
      • Part 2: Management System Requirement for Warehousing and Related Services
    • MS2400:3:2010 – Halalan Toyyiban Assurance Pipeline –
      • Part 3: Management System Requirement for Retailing
    • MS2424:2014 – Halal Pharmaceuticals – General Guidelines
    • MS2594:2015 – Halal Chemicals for Use In Portable Water Treatment – General Guidelines
    • MS2610:2015 – Muslim-friendly Hospitality Services