Online Certifications

With 24/7 access to the online courses, you now have the opportunity to learn and get certified when and where it works best for you.

BQA For Producers

These courses teach methods for raising your cattle in accordance with BQA fundamentals. Topics involve cattle health, stockmanship, marketing, emergency planning, and meat quality. With three classes available, you can choose one that relates to your operation.

 View the BQA courses here 


These courses teach proper methods for hauling cattle including biosecurity, fitness for transport, trip planning & loading, and emergency management. There are two courses offered: 

 View the BQAT Courses here 

national dairy farm program

Dairy producers interested in online training resources should visit the National Dairy Farmers Assuring Responsible Management (FARM) program resources website for a full suite of TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES.

Dairy producers that successfully undergo a FARM version 3.0 or newer evaluation are considered to have obtained the equivalent to a BQA certification.

Additional Advanced Education Modules

Biosecurity Module

This advanced education module* is to support personnel at cattle operations with biosecurity principles and practical biosecurity applications. Cattle operation owners and managers will also build a biosecurity plan that can be implemented on their operation. 

*This module does not qualify you for BQA certification

 Enroll in the Biosecurity course 


While we know the cattle business doesn't stop for anything we are taking precautionary measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19, as such the mailing of Beef Quality Assurance Transportation (BQAT) Cards for Professional Drivers may be delayed. We appreciate your support and understanding as we work together to keep our communities safe and healthy. While you wait for your card we encourage you to print your certificate upon completion of your BQAT course as proof of certification.