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Implementing SQF Systems – Packaging

June 27, 2022 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

All virtual instructor-led training courses are delivered in Eastern Time (ET). This virtual instructor-led training course is delivered in four 4-hour sessions on consecutive training days.

This newly refreshed and completely updated Implementing SQF System course is designed for those individuals, such as the SQF practitioner, responsible for developing, aligning, verifying, maintaining, and otherwise supporting the site’s SQF food safety System and its culture of food safety.

With a focus on continuous improvement, practical activities provide attendees the opportunity to align their existing programs with the SQF Code and build skills that will enable an environment where food safety is a top priority.

It is recommended that participants have successfully completed a HACCP training course meeting the definition found in the Glossary of the SQF Code, Edition 9 before attending this course.

NOTE: Attendees will be referring to Edition 9 of the SQF Code frequently during the training course. Attendees should have their copy of the SQF Food Safety Code: Manufacture of Food Packaging, Edition 9 printed or readily available electronically.

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

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

Course Overview

For those sites preparing for SQF certification or those already certified looking to train  up new staff, having a clear understanding of the requirements of the SQF Food Safety  Code is a top priority. 

With a focus on implementation, the Implementing SQF System course provides  attendees the opportunity to align existing food safety programs with SQF Code  requirements or improve an existing SQF System with improved knowledge of the Code.  Attendees will walk away with an understanding of the interconnectedness of the SQF  elements that can help drive continuous improvement of food safety programs. 


New food safety practitioner; back up food safety practitioner; anyone  wanting to learn how to implement and maintain an SQF System. 


16 hours (may vary slightly when held in the virtual classroom or blended  format). 


This instructor-led course is offered in-person: either in the classroom, the  virtual classroom, or a combination of the two.

Activity-driven delivery

Attendees work in small peer groups guided by their instructor.


June 27, 2022
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm


NSF International
(734) 827-5600
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