Implementing SQF Systems

 

 

Prerequisite(s): A good understanding and working knowledge of food safety management systems is essential.

This official SQFI training course meets the training requirement for the SQF consultant and will provide the SQF practitioner with the knowledge to develop their in-house food safety management system. SQF consultants must also successfully complete the online exam provided directly through SQFI.

The SQF Code is a HACCP-based food safety and quality management system that applies to all sectors of the food industry, from primary production to distribution. The Implementing SQF Systems training course helps sites and individuals understand the Food Safety Code so an effective SQF System can be implemented. Understand the requirements of the SQF Food Safety Code for Manufacturing including system elements, implementation, rating system and audit scoring, so you can implement an effective system.

This course covers food safety requirements only. For information on building your quality management system and related training, please see the SQF Quality Systems for Manufacturing training course.

Participants will receive a copy of the SQF Food Safety Code for Manufacturing, Edition 8.1.

Exam Details:

  • Exam is optional for course participants and is offered directly through SQFI
  • The exam is an additional fee of $75.00 USD
  • Instructions on taking the exam are provided during the program

 

Meeting GFSI requirements involves developing a strong internal audit program and conducting an internal audit of your food safety management system. Attend NSF’s Principles of Internal Auditing training program and gain the knowledge and skills to conduct an internal audit of your food safety management system and manage the corrective and preventive action process for continual improvement.

 

Program Benefits

At the end of the program, you will be able to:

  • Describe SQF system elements
  • Implement and maintain SQF systems
  • Develop, validate and verify your food safety plans and SQF system
  • Prepare for SQF certification
  • Understand requirements for SQF practitioners and SQF consultants