August 2017 SQF Lead Auditor Training Course

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August 21, 2017 - August 25, 2017
8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Hilton Garden Inn Chicago/Oakbrook Terrace

1000 Drury Lane
Oakbrook Terrace Illinois 60181

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The objective of this course is to provide auditors with the knowledge necessary to become effective Food Safety Auditors and the ability to apply this knowledge to auditing the SQF Code. The course is based on the auditing methodology documented in ISO 19011 and the technical skills necessary to audit the SQF Code. Upon successful completion of the course, participants will have a full understanding of the SQF program and its auditing requirements. A Certificate of Attendance will be issued indicating the participant has met the SQF training requirements to be registered as an SQF Auditor or SQF Contract Auditor.

To obtain a Certificate of Attainment, participants are required to complete all course activities and take the online Auditor Exam available for purchase on the SQF website,

Course fee is $1,850.00 per person and includes course materials, breakfast, and lunch.


Monday: 10:00AM – 5:30PM
Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday: 8:30AM – 5:00PM
Friday: 8:30AM – 3:00PM

Course Requirements
Demonstrated completion of HACCP training and an understanding of the HACCP method is required for those planning to attend this training course.

** This five-day SQF Lead Auditor training course fulfills 2.2.2 and 2.2.3 of the Criteria for SQF Auditors. Attending the Auditing SQF Systems portion (last three days) only fulfills 2.2.3 of the Criteria for SQF Auditors.

Hotel Information:

Hilton Garden Inn Chicago/Oakbrook Terrace
1000 Drury Lane
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181
Phone: (630) 941-1177
Fax: (630) 941-1188

** All reservations should be made directly with the hotel. SQFI does not have a room block with the hotel.