Training Centers

Training Centers are licensed by SQFI to conduct SQF specific courses such as Implementing SQF Systems, Advanced Practitioner, and more. Training Centers employ licensed SQF Trainers who are trained to educate knowledge-seeking individuals on the SQF Program.

SQFI partners with licensed Training Centers that operate both nationwide and around the globe! Use our interactive map to find a Training Center near you.

Become an SQF Training Center

The Safe Quality Food Institute licenses Training Centers around the world to conduct “Implementing SQF Systems, SQF Fundamentals, SQF Quality, and Advanced Practitioner ” courses. These courses help introduce the SQF system to suppliers and also prepare professionals to understand and uphold the SQF Program.

SQF Licensed Training Centers are a paradigm for the food safety and quality industry. Training Centers that wish to become licensed to teach must first be approved by the SQFI.

They must demonstrate that they meet the requirements of the standards outlined in Criteria for SQF Training Centers and complete a Training Center Application.


How to Apply

Applications are available by contacting us at

Application Process

Once your application is received it will be reviewed by a review board for completeness and accuracy. A conference call may be scheduled as necessary to discuss the application in more detail.

Once an application is approved, a license agreement will be presented for co-signing by both parties and an invoice will be issued to the newly licensed Training Center. 

Fees for 2020 – 2023:

Implementing SQF Systems, SQF Practitioners, SQF Fundamentals and SQF Quality Course are included under the new contract for $9,000.00 USD/ 3 year term OR $3,000.00 / per yearly installments for 3 years

If you would like to discuss becoming an SQF Licensed Training Center, please contact us.

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