An SQF auditor is a person registered by SQFI to audit a site’s SQF food safety and/or quality system. To be classified as an SQF auditor, there are certain requirements that must be in place and training to help you reach these requirements. For more information, see our Auditor page or attend an Auditing the SQF Code Requirements course.
The requirements of the SQF auditor are outlined in system element 2.1 of the Criteria for SQF Auditors & Technical Reviewers. An excerpt is provided below.
Technical Director, SQFI
All auditor applicants shall:
Our auditor training and exams include the following resources.
Auditing the SQF Code Requirements Course
Prospective registered SQF-certified auditors and technical reviewers learn how to apply auditing principles for the SQF Codes.
Auditing SQF Quality Systems Course
Prospective SQF quality auditors are required to understand the structure, requirements, and execution of the SQF Quality Code.
SQF Packaging Auditor Course
Training for candidates seeking qualification to conduct SQF certification audits of food packaging materials.
SQF Auditor Exams
These exams are required by candidates seeking registration as an SQF food safety quality auditor or technical reviewer.