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Implementing SQF Systems for Food Packaging Manufacturers

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Implementing SQF Systems for Food Packaging Manufacturers
Sep 28-29, 2016
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Guelph, ON Sep 14, 2016 Regular: $775.00 CAD
  Early Bird: $735.00 CAD
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Course Partners:

Safe Quality Food Institute
Safe Quality Food Institute

  • Implementing SQF Systems for Food Packaging Manufacturers

    The SQF Code, Ed. 7.2 is an internationally recognized certification system, with emphasis on the systematic application of HACCP for control of food quality hazards as well as food safety. The implementation of an SQF management system addresses food safety and quality requirements and provides the solution for businesses supplying local and global food markets.

    This course is designed for individuals working in the food packaging manufacturing industry. This course will help them meet the SQF Practitioner requirements by promoting an understanding of the SQF Code, Edition 7.2 and providing a detailed knowledge base to participants to facilitate the successful implementation and maintenance of an SQF System.

    After attending this course, participants will be able to:

    • Understand the SQF Code, Ed. 7.2 format, and modules applicable to food packaging manufacturing sector
    • Understand requirements for SQF Practitioners and SQF Consultants
    • Describe the differences between Level 1, Level 2 and Level 3 SQF certification
    • Identify the SQF System elements and Mandatory Requirements
    • Implement, manage and maintain SQF Systems in a food packaging manufacturing environment
    • Develop, validate and verify the elements of food packaging safety and quality plans under the SQF System
    • Know how to prepare for the SQF certification audit

    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 given at the course.


Who Should Attend?

  1. Auditors
  2. Certification Managers
  3. Dietician or Nutritionist
  4. Facilities Managers
  5. Food Agents
  6. Food Brokers
  7. Food Inspectors
  8. Food Safety and Quality Consultants
  9. Food Safety Personnel
  10. Food Service Managers and Personnel
  11. Global Food Safety Coordinators & Managers
  12. HACCP Coordinators
  13. HACCP Team Members
  14. Ingredient Suppliers
  15. Inspectors
  16. Owners/Operators of Food Businesses
  17. Production Managers and Supervisors
  18. Public Health Inspectors
  19. QA/QC Managers, Technicians & Supervisors
  20. Quality Auditors
  21. Quality Systems Coordinators
  22. Regulatory Authorities, Managers & Personnel
  23. SQF Certified Suppliers
  24. SQF Practitioners
  25. SQF Team Members
  26. Training Personnel

Lifetime Learners:

The following recognition will be awarded for participation in this course.

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Logistics & Lunch

Lunch is from 12:00pm to 1:00pm and is on your own. Participants are required to bring a copy of the SQF Code with them when they attend the program. A good understanding of the food safety systems is essential.

Cancellation Policy:

Substitutions (in writing) are welcome anytime, but please notify us as soon as possible.

Early Cancellations (more than two weeks prior to the course date):
A refund will be issued for the registration fee paid, less a 25% processing charge.

Late cancellations (less than two weeks prior to the course date):
Refunds cannot be issued for late cancellations.

Program cancellation: GFTC reserves the right to cancel or postpone a program due to unforeseen circumstances. Should this occur, you will be notified as soon as possible. All efforts will be made to notify participants at minimum two weeks before the scheduled event. If GFTC cancels a course, your entire registration fee will be refunded.

Travel:In the event that you are travelling to attend a training program, please purchase travel insurance should the program be cancelled or postponed due to unforeseen circumstances.

Please Note: To avoid inconvenience, and to ensure you will receive a copy of the relevant documents for this program, please ensure you register no later than 48 hours before the program is due to start.

Please Note: Course fees listed in the annual calendar are subject to change at any time. For the most up-to-date course pricing, please refer to the website.

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