March 2022 Auditing the SQF Code Requirements Virtual


Monday, February 28 (4pm) - Wednesday, March 2, 2022 (7pm US/Eastern)


The Auditing the SQF Code Requirements course will provide you with an understanding of how to apply auditing principles when auditing the SQF Code for site certification. In this course, you will:
Gain a clear understanding of the assessment of the SQF Food Safety Code
Describe the differences among second party, third party, and third party accredited audits
Identify the benefits of third party accredited certification and GFSI benchmarking
Review the expectations and key competencies required for registration as an SQF Food Safety Auditor
Review the personal behaviors required of a food safety auditor
Review, practice, and confirm your interviewing and report writing skills
Learn the steps to register to become an SQF Food Safety auditor
This course fulfills a portion of training requirement 2.2.2.1 of becoming an SQF auditor. Attendees must also take a forty (40) hour duration registered management system lead auditor training course in addition to the Auditing the SQF Code Requirements training to fully satisfy requirement 2.1.

Learning Format:
This course is highly interactive, hands-on virtual workshop with many opportunities and tools to engage with the instructor and your peers. Attendees will be placed in a small, virtual class environment of no more than fifteen (15) students to maximize engagement and participation. Online instruction will take place over a period of three (3) consecutive days with three (3) hours of structured learning per day. Attendees are also required to spend a total of three (3) to six (6) additional hours in pre-course and intersession work.

Education Requirements:
It is strongly encouraged that attendees have completed the following courses:
HACCP training course based on CODEX
A recognized 40-hour training in auditing principles and techniques based on QMS or FSMS
Technology Requirements:
Reliable internet connection
Access to a microphone to participate

Important Note:
This course covers only topics specific to the SQF Certification Program. This course does not cover lead auditing principles. Prospective SQF auditors must also take a forty (40) hour duration registered management system lead auditor training course in addition to satisfy training requirement 2.1 of the Criteria for SQF Food Safety Auditors and Technical Reviewers. Please visit the SQFI website (sqfi.com) for full auditor registration details.

Schedule:
Monday, February 28: 04:00PM 7:00 PM (US Eastern) / (1 March 08:00am-11:00am AEDT)
Tuesday, March 1: 04:00PM 7:00 PM (US Eastern) / (2 March 08:00am-11:00am AEDT)
Wednesday, March 2: 04:00PM 7:00 PM (US Eastern) / (3 March 08:00am-11:00am AEDT)
Attendees must attend all sessions, complete all activities, and actively and respectfully participate to receive a Certificate of Attendance.

$899US Registration Includes:
One (1) Workbook designed to help you maximize your learning
One (1) Participant Manual to guide your movement through the course
Additional reference materials to support your understanding of this course

Registration Includes:

Registration Includes:
One (1) Workbook designed to help you maximize your learning
One (1) Participant Manual to guide your movement through the course
Additional reference materials to support your understanding of this course

Who Should Attend:

This course is required of all prospective SQF auditors who have previously completed a separate course in lead auditing principles.

Meeting Attire:

Business casual

Cancellation and Other Policies:

Requests for a full refund or transfer to another scheduled class must be received via email to info@sqfi.com no later than 30 days prior to the first day of class.
Transfers must be to a class scheduled no less than 3 months from the original course.