SQF Quality Systems for Food Manufacturing – 2 Day Course

Course Description

This two-day course is intended for that quality, technical and managerial staff working in food manufacturing who are new to the concept of quality management. This course provides foundational knowledge of quality management principles and makes clear the difference between food safety management and quality management principles. The course also demonstrates the cost benefits of implementing a quality management system and describes specific measures for how to implement the SQF Quality Code using quality tools.


Candidates must have successfully completed a HACCP training course meeting the SQFI definition, and either Implementing SQF Systems training or Auditing SQF Systems/Lead SQF Auditor training.

Course Objectives

  • Examine the link between product quality and quality management principles;
  • Describe the product quality parameters within a food industry sector or site;
  • Apply the HACCP method to identify significant quality threats and how to monitor and control them;
  • Use and apply quality tools within a site;
  • Understand and apply the ‘cost of quality’ model within a site;
  • Apply the PDCA cycle to improve quality outcomes;
  • Understand how quality management principles impact on product quality and productivity; and
  • Apply and improve quality management principles within a site.

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