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SQF Edition 8.0: Implement the SQF Code for Manufacturers and Align with FSMA Requirements

(Exclusive SCS course)

Edition 8 of the SQF Code is here! It introduces a new approach for assessing individual food industry sectors with customized requirements in separate, stand-alone Codes: Food Safety Fundamentals, Primary Production (Produce), Manufacturing, Distribution, Food Packaging, Retail, and Quality.

Course Description:

  • The SQF Food Safety Code for Manufacturing applies specifically to Food Sector Categories 7-22, 31-34 and includes Modules 2 (Systems Elements) and Module 11 (Food Safety Fundamentals for Food Manufacturing).
  • Designed to provide current and new SQF Practitioners and their team members with the tools and knowledge to develop and maintain their SQF food safety management system and understand the process for aligning with FSMA regulatory requirements.

Delivery format: Live training (public or onsite at client’s facility) led by SQF Qualified/ Preventive Controls Approved Lead Trainer.

Don’t wait! Prepare now for implementing Edition 8 of the SQF Code and ensure compliance with FSMA requirements. (Edition 8 effective January, 2018)

  • Upcoming Sessions
  • June 15-16: Emeryville, CARegister
  • July 24-25: Burbank, CARegister
  • August 10-11: Emeryville, CA Register
  • September 20-21: San Diego, CA Register
  • October 11-12: Emeryville, CA Register
  • Nov. 30-Dec. 1: Burbank, CA Register
  • Already Certified and need an Update?
    Ed. 7.2 to Ed. 8.0 Code for Manufacturing
  • Webinar: June 21, 9am–1pm PST
    $395 or $370 for current SQF certified SCS customersRegister
SCS Training Fee

Registration Fee: $695/person. Discounts apply for early bird, multiple attendee and multiple course registrations.
Fees include: instructor-led training, downloadable presentation, and Certificate of Completion.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Discuss the differences between Edition 7.2 and Edition 8
  • Describe SQF system elements and mandatory elements
  • Know how to comply with Module 2 and Module 11 requirements of the Code for Manufacturing and comply with FSMA regulatory requirements
  • Implement and maintain SQF systems
  • Validate and verify your food safety plan within the SQF system and meet FSMA requirements
  • Know the process for SQF certification

Who should attend: SQF Practitioners, team members and those attempting to attain SQF certification and become Practitioners. Managers, supervisors and employees of food manufacturing facilities seeking an understanding of the SQF Code for Manufacturing and how it relates to preventive controls, HACCP and food safety plan development. This course meets the training requirements for SQF consultants.

Recommended Prerequisite(s): Knowledge of GMPs and formal HACCP training

Certificate & Test Option: An SQF Certificate of Completion is awarded to all attendees. An optional online exam may be purchased on the SQF website. An examinee guide and sample questions can be accessed on the SQFI website. SQFI will issue a Certificate of Achievement upon scoring a passing grade.

Already SQF Certified and need an update?

SQF Edition 8 Update – Webinar Learn what you need to know to transition from Edition 7.2 to the Edition 8.0 Code for Manufacturing. Modules 2 and 11 are reviewed in detail, with an interactive Q & A session. Be ready for your 2018 audit!