Implementing SQF Fundamentals Exam: Intermediate

The SQF Fundamentals Program is designed to help small to medium sites integrate robust food safety standards into existing practices, while creating a pathway to achieving globally accepted GFSI certification. The goal of the Implementing SQF Fundamentals, Intermediate Examination is to assess the knowledge of the individual responsible for the implementation, maintenance or assessment of the SQF Fundamentals System.

The examination consists of sixty (60) multiple choice items. The online examinee is given three (3) attempts to successfully complete the examination within a fourteen (14) day timeframe. A time limit of sixty (60) minutes is given to complete each attempt of the examination.

Exam Details

The content of the exam items is taken from the SQF Fundamentals for Manufacturing/Primary Production, Intermediate, edition 1:

  • Part A
  • System Elements (Module 2)
  • Overlapping topics from Modules 7 and 11 which have been “genericized” so as not to be specific to a particular industry sector.

A certificate of attainment is available to print from the Course Portal upon successful completion of the examination. The successful completion of the examination results when the examinee achieves a passing score of seventy-five percent (75%) or higher.

Who Should Register

The audience for the SQF Fundamentals, Intermediate exam are those seeking to demonstrate knowledge of SQF Fundamentals, Intermediate, edition 1, such as the person responsible for the SQF Fundamentals Systems and those registered SQF auditors, trainer and consultants seeking to confirm knowledge of the SQF Fundamentals Code.

Frequently Asked Questions

How long do I have to complete the exam?
Once purchased, an online exam will remain available indefinitely. Once started, the user has 14 days to complete the exam in full before the expiry date. Users who fail to complete the online exam in the time available will not be eligible for a refund.

How many attempts do I get?
The examination consists of sixty (60) multiple choice items. The online examinee is given three (3) attempts to successfully complete the examination.

Will I get a certificate?
A certificate of attainment is available to print from the Course Portal upon successful completion of the examination.

What is a passing score?
The successful completion of the examination results when the examinee achieves a passing score of seventy-five percent (75%) or higher.

Where can I download the SQF Fundamentals Codes?
Edition 8 can be found on the SQFI website. All previous versions of the SQF Code can also be found by following that link.

$75

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