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Learn about SQF’s Food Safety Code for Storage and Distribution
(Based on SQF Code Edition 8)


  • Start Date - August 8, 2022
  • End Date - August 9, 2022
  • Start Time - 8:00 AM
  • Timezone - Eastern Time
  • Learn the History of SQF and the Certification Process and the new 9.0 code Storage and Distribution.
  • Understand the interconnectedness of each Element in the SQF code for Modules 2 and 12 to ensure compliance.
  • How SQF programs support a food safety system while creating a Culture of Food Safety and empowering teams.
  • Outline actions to ensure the successful development and implementation of the SQF System within your organization
  • Introduction and Overview of the Course Objectives
  • The SQF Code, Food Sector Categories, SQF Vocabulary
  • Food Safety Plans
  • HACCP
  • Requirements for SQF Practitioners and Consultants
  • Implementing & Maintaining SQF Systems
  • Auditing & Certification of SQF Systems – An Overview
  • To qualify as a SQF Practitioner the attendee must complete HACCP training as defined in appendix 2 of the SQF Food Safety Code for Storage and Distribution. It is suggested that this be done before attending the class
  • The attendee should have reviewed a copy of Version 8 Food Safety Code for Storage and Distribution
  • The attendee should have a working knowledge of the elements of Food Safety
  • A laptop / desktop (min 4GB memory) with a webcam.
  • Headset with microphone.
  • A hard-wired broadband/ADSL Internet connection is strongly recommended.
    • Minimum bandwidth: 4Mbps download & 2Mbps upload.
    • Note: VPN connections should be disabled as they may interfere with Virtual Platform connectivity.
  • Firewall requirements:
    o TCP: 80, 443, 8801, 8802. UDP: 8801 & 8802
    o Remote labs: 3389 TCP (RDP protocol).

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  • Facility Management
  • Food Safety Auditors
  • Food Safety Consultants
  • Food Safety Professionals
  • Senior Management

  • On completion all students will receive a Certificate of Attendance
  • An examination is optional after taking this course in order to receive a certificate from SQFI. This exam is an additional fee of $75 invoiced by SQFI and must be taken online by participating trainees independently. Instructions on taking this exam will be provided at the course.
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