Statistical Process Control Fundamentals

  • Course Length: 2 Hours

This online course covers statistical process control, a practical method used to monitor your operations to maintain the consistency of products and keep manufacturing processes under control. You’ll learn techniques to detect problems at the earliest stage, prevent them from becoming bigger issues down the line, and drive continuous improvement.


  • Gain an understanding of statistical process control
  • Learn how to detect problems and prevent them from escalating
  • Safeguard your products and brand
  • Improve your company’s profitability
  • Understand key definitions associated with statistical process control

Course Introduction


Module 1:
  • What is Statistical Process Control?
    • Benefits & Compliance
    • Quality & Variability
Module 2:
  • Common Process Improvement Tools
    • Fishbone Diagram, Control Chart, Xbar-R Chart
    • Histograms, Pareto Chart, Cpk Analysis
Module 3:
  • Verification and Reassessment
    • Chicken Salad Case Study
    • Ground Beef Case Study
    • Label Placement & Accuracy

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Who Should Register?

SQF Edition 8 designates that there must be an SQF quality practitioner. Part of the SQF code requirement is that the SQF quality practitioner has training in statistical process control and other quality assurance methods, and can demonstrate competency in those methods. This statistical process control course helps meet these requirements. SPC training is recommended for all food safety professionals, including:

  • Quality Assurance
  • Quality Control
  • Quality System Coordinators
  • Operations Management
  • Production Managers
  • SPC Coordinators
  • SQF Practitioners
  • SQF Certified Suppliers
  • SQF Personnel
  • Production Supervisors
  • Engineers
  • Food Safety & Quality Consultants


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