SGS Academy Canada - SQF Code 8.1 for Manufacturing Internal Auditor Training

SQF Code 8.1 for Manufacturing Internal Auditor Training

Though hands-on workshops, discussions, and auditing practice, learn to perform effective internal audits of SQF Code 8 food safety systems.

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During this workshop-based course, get the tools you need to ensure your SQF food safety and quality management system meets code requirements.  Meet the SQF Code requirements for Internal Auditing. SGS is a recognized Safe Quality Food Institute (SQFI) Training Center.

Course Topics:

  • Food Safety and Quality Management System Concepts and Documentation 
  • SQF System Requirements 
  • SQF Internal Auditor Kit 
  • Audit Principles 
  • Preparing to conduct an SQF Internal Audit, 
  • Performing an SQF Internal Audit 
  • SQF Internal Audit Reporting and Follow Up



1. Examine and discuss SQF Code requirements from an auditor's perspective 2. Practice interpreting the standard to identify non-conformances 3. Identify mandatory system elements, required system records, and registers/lists 4. Using processes in your own organization, prepare an audit plan and checklist 5. Apply case studies to role play audit performance, and effectively analyze audit evidence.


This course is designed for those interested in improving their ability to perform internal audits against the current SQF Code and meet SQF Code requirements for Internal Auditing.  Prior training and/or experience with HACCP is recommended.

Learners attending the virtual course option will require hardware, internet connection, and audio connection for the full duration of the training.

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