Implementing SQF Systems - Virtual

Virtual Learning

October 26 – 29, 2021

Course Overview

All virtual instructor-led training courses are delivered in Eastern Time (ET).

Virtual Team Training for this course is available. Contact us to request a quote.

This virtual instructor-led training course is delivered in four 3.5-hour sessions on consecutive training days.

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.

Exam Details:

  • Exam is optional for course participants and is offered through NSF Training and Education Services
  • The exam is an additional fee
  • Instructions on taking the exam are provided during the program
  • The exam can be purchased in US Dollars or Canadian Dollars

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. This training program is available via open enrolment courses, onsite training, self-paced eLearning and instructor-led webinars, click here for USA sessions and here for Canadian sessions.

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

Please Note: Implementing SQF Systems training will continue to train to the SQF Code Edition 8.1 until SQFI's launch of the updated training materials, aligned with the new SQF Food Safety Code Edition 9. Once available, NSF Training and Education Services will begin training to the new code. This training course now includes an additional one-hour presentation on the changes to the code, that will be presented at the end of the course.