Get introduced to the SQF system and prepare to take the SQF Practitioner exam. During this two-day course, you will gain an understanding of the SQF code and how to apply it to food manufacturing. With practical exercises to reinforce learning, you will be able to successfully implement and maintain an SQF System.

Walk Away With

  • An examinee guide and sample SQF Practitioner exam questions
  • Training workbook, with extensive notes, to use during the course and on the job site
  • Certification of completion provided by CSI Workforce Development & Training

Food Batchmakers

Average Wages: $25,956

Projected Growth Over 10 Years: 8.2%

Demand Level: Very High

Who Should Attend?

This course is recommended for all personnel wanting to become SQF practitioners, personnel responsible for designing, implementing, and maintaining the company’s SQF systems, owners and company leaders wanting in-depth knowledge and the SQF program, and supporting employees, managers, and others overseeing the SQF process.

What Will I Learn?

  • SQF Code and Vocabulary
  • Food Sector Categories
  • Food Safety and Quality Plans
  • Implementing and maintaining SQF systems
  • Requirements for SQF Practitioners

Instructor Bio

Janna Hamlett
This course will be taught by Food Processing Specialist, Janna Hamlett of TechHelp, and the University of Idaho. Janna Hamlett has spent her life working in agriculture. She has a BS degree from the University of Idaho in Dairy Science with a minor in English and a Master’s degree from Washington State University in Food Science and Management. She currently works at the College of Southern Idaho as the program manager for the Food Processing Technology program. Prior to coming to the College of Southern Idaho, Janna worked in various management positions including, Training Manager, QA Manager and Production Manager at large scale cheese and whey processing facilities in the Magic Valley. She has numerous industry certifications including approved OSHA 10 and 30-hour instructor, PCQI (Preventative Controls Qualified Individual) Instructor, SQF Practitioner, and SQF Approved Teaching Center, and an approved HACCP curriculum from International HACCP Alliance.