A cost-effective first step in food safety

“By partnering up with Alchemy, SQFI was able to create a cost-effective option for individuals who are seeking a robust food safety management program and wanting to get their foot in the door with big retailers.“

–  Sarah Malenich, SQFI

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Facilitate retailer acceptance & ensure food safety security

SQFI has exclusively partnered with Alchemy to develop the Implementing SQF Fundamentals Code for Manufacturing eLearning Course. This interactive course is designed to help small and medium-sized producers integrate food safety standards into their existing practices while creating a pathway to achieve globally accepted GFSI certification. With Alchemy Academy’s eLearning platform, starting your food safety journey has never been easier!

Save time and money

Save travel costs and hassles
by learning online

Build a pathway to certification

Developed using the GFSI
Global Markets Toolkit

Learn anytime, anywhere

Take the course from home
at your own pace

Increase credibility

Facilitate retailer acceptance &
ensure food safety security

1st step to SQF certification

Provides a seamless transition
to the SQF Food Safety Program


Module 1:
  • Introduction
    Achieve an understanding of SQFI’s Family of Codes, the GFSI Global Markets toolkit, the benefits of Certification, and more.
Module 2:
  • Creating a Safe Environment for Food Production
    Discover important aspects and functions related to a safe environment, such as maintenance plans, personnel processing practices, waste disposal and more.
Module 3:
  • Setting Up Your Food Safety System
    Get practical, step-by-step instructions on how to implement a robust food safety system.
Module 4:
  • The SQF Certification Process
    Discover the complete process of applying for and maintaining SQF Certification.

Who Should Register?

Individuals responsible for designing, implementing and maintaining food safety systems, including:

  • Owners
  • Quality Assurance Managers
  • Food Safety Managers
  • Senior Managers
  • Production Managers
  • Maintenance Managers
  • Supervisors
  • Quality Managers
  • Human Resources & Service Providers