Food Safety >> Training >> SQF

SQF Training Solutions

Sidebar Image

Recognized as a licensed training center by the Safe Quality Food Institute (SQFI), Eurofins offers training solutions designed for the Safe Quality Food (SQF) certification scheme. These courses are taught by top industry professionals with years of experience in a wide variety of food sector categories. SQF scheme is based on the principles of HACCP is the only standard to incorporate quality in addition to food safety while being GFSI recognized.

As customer expectations increase with respect to food safety, retailers and food service providers are increasingly requiring suppliers to provide proof of their food safety controls. Solidify your commitment to food safety and quality by attending one of our training courses today.

Implementing SQF Systems

Course Description As a licensed SQF training center, Eurofins enables suppliers to gain further insight into the application of the SQF code within their own facility. This comprehensive course focuses on learning how to implement the Safe Quality Food (SQF) scheme.
Training Modules • Introduction to SQF
• Preparing for SQF Certification
• SQF Certification Process
• Food Safety and Food Quality Plans
• SQF System Elements (SQF Code Module 2)
• GMPs (SQF Code Module 11)
Prerequisites HACCP for Food Processors
Who Should Attend? Food Safety Managers, internal and food safety auditors, quality assurance, control and regulatory affairs personnel, management, supervisors, or anyone who is interested in becoming an SQF practitioner and advancing their SQF knowledge of food safety and quality management systems.

Advanced SQF Practitioner

Course Description This course is a workshop based program that focuses on developing the knowledge of an existing SQF professional.  By attending this course the SQF Practitioner can reinforce the importance of maintaining the current SQF System.
Training Modules • Establishing Food Safety and Quality Objectives
• Internal Audits: Using results from the internal audit program to manage, maintain and enhance the SQF System
• Corrective and Preventive Actions / Root Cause Analysis
• Continuous Improvement
Prerequisites Implementing SQF Systems
Who Should Attend? Food Safety Managers, internal and food safety auditors, quality assurance, control and regulatory affairs personnel, management, supervisors, or anyone who is interested in becoming an SQF practitioner and advancing their SQF knowledge of food safety and quality management systems.

Food Quality Plans for SQF Suppliers

Course Description Discover the core elements of quality in this new course that covers requirements from the SQF Quality Code Version 8. This interactive 1-day course reveals key concepts for developing and implementing a quality management system. Take-a-ways from the course include using the principles of HACCP to develop a comprehensive quality plan as well as highlight requirements for identity preserved foods.
Training Modules • Defining Quality
• Cost of Quality
• SQF Quality Code Part A
• Applying HACCP to Quality
• Statistical Controls
• Implementing Quality
Prerequisites Recommended: Implementing SQF Systems
Who Should Attend? Food Safety Managers, internal and food safety auditors, quality assurance, control and regulatory affairs personnel, management, supervisors, or anyone who is interested in becoming an SQF practitioner and advancing their SQF knowledge of food safety and quality management systems.

SQF Conversion

Course Description This course will go through the changes from version 7.2 to version 8 of the SQF code. The goal of edition 8 is to update system elements and Good Industry Practices and focus on the latest food safety issues and regulatory requirements, build the quality elements to address continuous improvement and to include the GFSI Benchmarking requirements v.7.
Training Modules • SQF Edition 8 Updates
• Effective Quality Programs to Protect Your Reputation & Grow Your Business
• Food Fraud
• Top 10 Non-Conformances for SQF & BRC
Prerequisites None
Who Should Attend? Food Safety Managers, internal and food safety auditors, quality assurance, control and regulatory affairs personnel, management, supervisors, or anyone who is interested in becoming an SQF practitioner and advancing their SQF knowledge of food safety and quality management systems.

Upcoming Courses

Course Date Location
Preventive Controls for Animal Food September 26 - September 28 Dallas, TX
Preventive Controls for Human Food September 26 - September 28 Des Moines, IA
GLP within Food Plant Laboratories October 2 - October 3 Milwaukee, WI
FSMA: Foreign Supplier Verification Programs October 4 - October 5 Providence, RI
BRC Lead Auditor October 8 - October 12 Chicago, IL
HACCP for Food Processors October 9 - October 10 Philadelphia, PA
Preventive Controls for Human Food October 10 - October 12 Minneapolis, MN
Implementing SQF Systems - Manufacturing Edition 8 October 11 - October 12 Philadelphia, PA
Preventive Controls for Animal Food October 17 - October 19 Des Moines, IA
Environmental Monitoring Program October 18 - October 19 Denver, Co
Implementing SQF Systems - Manufacturing Edition 8 November 1 - November 2 Louisville, KY
BRC: Food Safety Issue 7 To 8 Conversion For Sites November 6 Chicago, IL
FAMI-QS Version 6 November 6 - November 7 St Louis, MO
FSMA: Foreign Supplier Verification Programs November 8 - November 9 Chicago, IL
Internal Food Safety Auditor November 8 - November 9 St Louis, MO
Environmental Monitoring Program November 12 - November 13 Fresno, CA
Advanced SQF Practitioner November 13 - November 14 Philadelphia, PA
Internal Food Safety Auditor November 27 - November 28 Louisville, KY
Preventive Controls for Human Food November 28 - November 30 Dallas, TX
Environmental Monitoring Program December 4 - December 5 Des Moines, IA
BRC: Food Safety Issue 7 to 8 Conversion of Auditors December 4 - December 5 Nashville, TN
Internal Food Safety Auditor December 6 - December 7 Nashville, TN
HACCP for Food Processors December 11 - December 12 Seattle, WA
Preventive Controls for Human Food December 12 - December 14 Kansas City, MO
Implementing SQF Systems - Manufacturing Edition 8 December 13 - December 14 Seattle, WA

Find a course near you...