SQF Edition 9

This two-day workshop focuses on the most current version of the Safe Quality Food Institute’s food safety fundamentals and codes (formerly titled Levels 1 and 2). This course also addresses changes made to the divisions between food safety and quality requirements in SQF and the best way to integrate these with the current food safety and quality management system. Participants will receive a detailed understanding of the most current version of SQF, including the most up-to-date vocabulary, Food Sector Categories, and an overview of auditing and certification of SQF systems. We will cover the differences between Edition 9.0 and Edition 9.1. You will also learn techniques for value-added internal audits.

Course content includes a strong foundation to help meet the requirements of the SQF Practitioner, who must understand the SQF Food Safety Code for Manufacturing and the requirements to implement and maintain an SQF system relevant to the site’s scope of certification.

Course curriculum includes a review of the SQF revised requirements and the relationship of these with the seven foundational rules of the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act, or FSMA (2011). Our highly-qualified instructors have years of experience with the SQF system in both certification body administration and industry compliance. We offer insight you won’t find anywhere else.

Who Will Benefit

A must for suppliers, consultants, food processors, packaging manufacturers, trainers and anyone else interested in learning about the most recent edition of the Safe Quality Food Institute’s GFSI-approved certified program (Edition 9.1).   Also, those of us who want to ensure we meet the foundational requirements set forth for the Food Safety Team Leader or Practitioner.

What You Will Learn

  • How to develop, validate, verify, and maintain the various elements of SQF-compliant Food Safety & Quality Management Systems.
  • A thorough review of HACCP Plans and their place in the overall management system structure.
  • Understand the changes made to the most current version of SQF, including new Food Sector Categories and updated vocabulary.
  • Identify the SQF system elements and mandatory requirements, as well as strategies for compliance in your individual situation.
  • How to develop, implement and maintain a single system that is compliant with requirements from SQF, customers, regulators, etc.
  • Value-added internal audit techniques applicable to any organization.
  • The certification requirements of the SQF Food Safety Code for manufacturers, with overviews of other Codes available upon request.
  • How to prepare for an SQF Certification Audit.

Registration Information

The course fee includes all training materials, snacks, drinks, lunch and professional certificate of completion.

Use registration corporate code 325072 to register at the Drury Inn and Suites to get our corporate rate (www.druryhotels.com).

If you are interested in having us present a workshop specifically designed for your organization at your own site, please call us at (407) 290-2754.

SQF Edition 9.1 Understanding and Compliance

This two-day workshop focuses on the most current version of the Safe Quality Food Institute’s food safety fundamentals and codes (formerly titled Levels 1 and 2). This course also addresses changes made to the divisions between food safety and quality requirements in SQF and the best way to integrate these with the current food safety and quality management system. Participants will receive a detailed understanding of the most current version of SQF, including the most up-to-date vocabulary, Food Sector Categories, and an overview of auditing and certification of SQF systems. We will cover the differences between Edition 9.0 and Edition 9.1. You will also learn techniques for value-added internal audits.

Course content includes a strong foundation to help meet the requirements of the SQF Practitioner, who must understand the SQF Food Safety Code for Manufacturing and the requirements to implement and maintain an SQF system relevant to the site’s scope of certification.

Course curriculum includes a review of the SQF revised requirements and the relationship of these with the seven foundational rules of the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act, or FSMA (2011). Our highly-qualified instructors have years of experience with the SQF system in both certification body administration and industry compliance. We offer insight you won’t find anywhere else.

Who Will Benefit

A must for suppliers, consultants, food processors, packaging manufacturers, trainers and anyone else interested in learning about the most recent edition of the Safe Quality Food Institute’s GFSI-approved certified program (Edition 9.1).   Also, those of us who want to ensure we meet the foundational requirements set forth for the Food Safety Team Leader or Practitioner.

What You Will Learn

  • How to develop, validate, verify, and maintain the various elements of SQF-compliant Food Safety & Quality Management Systems.
  • A thorough review of HACCP Plans and their place in the overall management system structure.
  • Understand the changes made to the most current version of SQF, including new Food Sector Categories and updated vocabulary.
  • Identify the SQF system elements and mandatory requirements, as well as strategies for compliance in your individual situation.
  • How to develop, implement and maintain a single system that is compliant with requirements from SQF, customers, regulators, etc.
  • Value-added internal audit techniques applicable to any organization.
  • The certification requirements of the SQF Food Safety Code for manufacturers, with overviews of other Codes available upon request.
  • How to prepare for an SQF Certification Audit.

Registration Information

The course fee includes all training materials, snacks, drinks, lunch and professional certificate of completion.

Use registration corporate code 325072 to register at the Drury Inn and Suites to get our corporate rate (www.druryhotels.com).

If you are interested in having us present a workshop specifically designed for your organization at your own site, please call us at (407) 290-2754.

SQF Edition 9.0 Understanding and Compliance

This two-day workshop focuses on the most current version of the Safe Quality Food Institute’s food safety fundamentals and codes (formerly titled Levels 1 and 2). This course also addresses changes made to the divisions between food safety and quality requirements in SQF and the best way to integrate these with the current food safety and quality management system. Participants will receive a detailed understanding of the most current version of SQF, including the most up-to-date vocabulary, Food Sector Categories, and an overview of auditing and certification of SQF systems. We will cover the differences between Edition 8.1 and Edition 9.0. You will also learn techniques for value-added internal audits.

Course content includes a strong foundation to help meet the requirements of the SQF Practitioner, who must understand the SQF Food Safety Code for Manufacturing and the requirements to implement and maintain an SQF system relevant to the site’s scope of certification.

Course curriculum includes a review of the SQF revised requirements and the relationship of these with the seven foundational rules of the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act, or FSMA (2011). Our highly-qualified instructors have years of experience with the SQF system in both certification body administration and industry compliance. We offer insight you won’t find anywhere else.

Who Will Benefit

A must for suppliers, consultants, food processors, packaging manufacturers, trainers and anyone else interested in learning about the most recent edition of the Safe Quality Food Institute’s GFSI-approved certified program (Edition 9.0).   Also, those of us who want to ensure we meet the foundational requirements set forth for the Food Safety Team Leader or Practitioner.

What You Will Learn

  • How to develop, validate, verify, and maintain the various elements of SQF-compliant Food Safety & Quality Management Systems.
  • A thorough review of HACCP Plans and their place in the overall management system structure.
  • Understand the changes made to the most current version of SQF, including new Food Sector Categories and updated vocabulary.
  • Identify the SQF system elements and mandatory requirements, as well as strategies for compliance in your individual situation.
  • How to develop, implement and maintain a single system that is compliant with requirements from SQF, customers, regulators, etc.
  • Value-added internal audit techniques applicable to any organization.
  • The certification requirements of the SQF Food Safety Code for manufacturers, with overviews of other Codes available upon request.
  • How to prepare for an SQF Certification Audit.

Registration Information

The course fee includes all training materials, snacks, drinks, lunch and professional certificate of completion.

Use registration corporate code 325072 to register at the Drury Inn and Suites to get our corporate rate (www.druryhotels.com).

If you are interested in having us present a workshop specifically designed for your organization at your own site, please call us at (407) 290-2754.

SQF Edition 8 Understanding and Compliance

This two-day workshop focuses on the most current version of the Safe Quality Food Institute’s food safety fundamentals and codes (formerly titled Levels 1 and 2). This course also addresses changes made to the divisions between food safety and quality requirements in SQF and the best way to integrate these with the current food safety and quality management system. Participants will receive a detailed understanding of the most current version of SQF, including the most up-to-date vocabulary, Food Sector Categories, and an overview of auditing and certification of SQF systems. Learn techniques for value-added internal audits.

Course content includes a strong foundation to help meet the requirements of the SQF Practitioner, who must understand the SQF Food Safety Code for Manufacturing and the requirements to implement and maintain an SQF system relevant to the site’s scope of certification.

Course curriculum includes a review of the SQF revised requirements and the relationship of these with the seven foundational rules of the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act, or FSMA (2011). Our highly-qualified instructors have years of experience with the SQF system in both certification body administration and industry compliance. We offer insight you won’t find anywhere else.

Who Will Benefit

A must for suppliers, consultants, food processors, packaging manufacturers, trainers and anyone else interested in learning about the most recent edition of the Safe Quality Food Institute’s GFSI-approved certified program (Edition 8).   Also, those of us who want to ensure we meet the foundational requirements set forth for the Food Safety Team Leader or Practitioner.

What You Will Learn

  • How to develop, validate, verify, and maintain the various elements of SQF-compliant Food Safety & Quality Management Systems.
  • A thorough review of HACCP Plans and their place in the overall management system structure.
  • Understand the changes made to the most current version of SQF, including new Food Sector Categories and updated vocabulary.
  • Identify the SQF system elements and mandatory requirements, as well as strategies for compliance in your individual situation.
  • How to develop, implement and maintain a single system that is compliant with requirements from SQF, customers, regulators, etc.
  • Value-added internal audit techniques applicable to any organization.
  • The certification requirements of the SQF Food Safety Code for manufacturers, with overviews of other Codes available upon request.
  • How to prepare for an SQF Certification Audit.

Registration Information

If you are interested in having us present a customized workshop specifically designed for your organization at your site, please call us at (407) 290-2754. Workshop hours are 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The course fee includes all training materials, snacks, drinks, lunch and professional certificate of completion.

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SQF Edition 8 and FSMA: A Balancing Act

This two-day workshop focuses on SQF Edition 8 food safety fundamentals and their intersection with the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). This course also addresses changes to the divisions between food safety and quality auditing requirements in SQF Edition 8 and how best to integrate these with a FSMA-compliant Food Safety Plan. Attendees will receive a detailed understanding of SQF Edition 8, including the most up-to-date vocabulary and Food Sector Categories and techniques for merging SQF-based food safety and quality management systems with FDA statutory and regulatory requirements. Participants will even receive an overview of auditing and certification of SQF systems and learn how to perform internal audits of the SQF management system.

YOU WILL LEARN

  • Develop, verify, validate and maintain the various elements of SQF Edition 8 and FSMA Food Safety & Quality Management Systems
  • Thorough review of HACCP Plans and their place in SQF Edition 8 and FSMA.
  • Understand SQF Edition 8, including Food Sector Categories & SQF vocabulary
  • Identify the SQF Edition 8 and FSMA System elements and mandatory requirements
  • How to develop, implement and maintain systems compliant with both SQF Edition 8 and FSMA
  • Comparison and contrast of SQF Edition 8 and FSMA requirements
  • Value-added internal audit techniques applicable to any organization
  • Learn the certification requirements of SQF Edition 8
  • Prepare for an SQF Edition 8 Certification Audit and/or FDA regulatory inspection

WHO WILL BENEFIT

A must for suppliers, consultants, food processors, packaging manufacturers, trainers and anyone else interested in learning about how to integrate SQF Edition 8 and FSMA requirements into a single Food Safety and Quality Management System.

REGISTRATION INFORMATION

Course instructional materials, professional certificates, lunch and snacks are included. Please contact us if you have questions, or would like information on available discounts. We can also design a workshop specifically for your organization and present it at our training center or at your site

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FSMA vs. GFSI: Changes Necessary for Compliance

This one day workshop focuses on the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) and how this new regulation relates to current approved Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) benchmarked food safety schemes such as FSSC 22000, SQF, BRC, IFS, and GlobalGap. You should take this workshop as a follow-up to the Food Safety Preventive Controls Alliance (FSPCA) Hazard Analysis and Risk-Based Preventive Controls Course.

Our instructors have experience guiding clients in the creation of food safety management programs compliant with both regulatory and voluntary food safety requirements. We always prioritize the needs of attendees when designing the content for each workshop. Customized, small interactive workshops separate us from the competition – come see why our classes are known as the gold standard in food safety and management system education!

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Implementing SQF Systems

This two-day workshop focuses on the SQF management system fundamentals. This course also addresses food safety and quality requirements necessary for compliance. Attendees learn how to define, implement, and maintain compliant HACCP and SQF management systems within their own organization. Compliance with the SQF Code provides a practical solution for businesses who are suppliers for local and/or global food markets.

Prerequisite: Attendees must be able to show proof (through a copy of your certificate) that you have already attended an approved HACCP training.

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Internal Auditor

The focus of this two-day workshop is on reviewing fundamentals and basic steps critical for internal auditors. This includes forming and asking questions, opening and closing meetings, writing non-conformances, preparing reports and an introduction to process auditing. Auditing concepts are applicable to numerous internal and external auditing approaches, including those compliant with HACCP, GFSI approved schemes (i.e. FSSC, IFS, BRC, SQF, etc.), ISO standards, and specific company second party (i.e. suppliers, corporate programs, etc.) standards and protocols. Class content and specifics are adapted based on the needs of our workshop attendees, as well as, case studies discussed are focused on their particular industries. The standard currently used by the company or the future standard to be implemented is also discussed during this workshop. Debby Newslow, primary instructor, shares her insights based on her first-hand experience and information gleaned from her latest book, a CRC Press publication: Food Safety Management Programs: Applications, Best Practices, and Compliance.

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Online Training

Online Safety Certification Training

Train your food safety leader and team online! We recommend the online training provided by 22000-tools.com. Learn at your convenience, log in and out as your schedule allows and print your certification of completion.

Online Training for SQF Edition 8.1

Complete SQF Online Training Package

Fulfill the training requirements for the SQF Practitioner and at the same time, learn how to build your SQF food safety system. Convenient online access! Learn at your own pace and print certificate of completion. You will be trained on the requirements of the SQF Code, how to perform a Gap Analysis and prepare your project plan, how to document your system using the included templates, and how to perform internal audits. This Online Implementation Package & Training not only meets the SQF requirements for training for the SQF Practitioner, but also teaches you how to set up and use your SQF food safety system.


SQF Online Internal Auditor Training

Learn to set up a successful internal audit program and to perform internal audits of your SQF system with confidence. This course meets the SQF requirements for training internal auditors.

This convenient Online Internal Auditor Training course forSQF (Safe Quality Food) will teach you the fundamentals of SQF System Elements, Food Safety Fundamentals and how to conduct an effective audit of your SQF system. This program is online and available on-demand so you can work on it whenever it is convenient.

You will go through each step of the internal audit process as you complete the course exercises and perform a practice audit of the fictional company “Mandy’s Vanilla”.


Online Training for FSSC 22000 Version 5

FSSC 22000 Complete Online Training Package

Fulfill the training requirements for the SQF Practitioner and at the same time, learn how to build your SQF food safety system. Convenient online access! Learn at your own pace and print certificate of completion. You will be trained on the requirements of the SQF Code, how to perform a Gap Analysis and prepare your project plan, how to document your system using the included templates, and how to perform internal audits. This Online Implementation Package & Training not only meets the SQF requirements for training for the SQF Practitioner, but also teaches you how to set up and use your SQF food safety system.


FSSC 22000 Online Internal Auditor Training

Learn to set up a successful internal audit program and to perform internal audits of your SQF system with confidence. This course meets the SQF requirements for training internal auditors.

This convenient Online Internal Auditor Training course forSQF (Safe Quality Food) will teach you the fundamentals of SQF System Elements, Food Safety Fundamentals and how to conduct an effective audit of your SQF system. This program is online and available on-demand so you can work on it whenever it is convenient.

You will go through each step of the internal audit process as you complete the course exercises and perform a practice audit of the fictional company “Mandy’s Vanilla”.

Employee Food Safety Training

Online Employee Food Safety Training

Meet FSMA & GFSI scheme requirements for training employees on GMP, HACCP, Allergen Management and Food Defense. Employees learn about their important role in keeping food safe.

Convenient online training includes video, audio & interactive quizzes. Print certificates of completion.