Under the SQF Code, Edition 9, professionals seeking registration as SQF food safety certification auditors must complete the Auditing SQF Food Safety Systems examination as part of their registration.
Individuals will be allowed a total of three attempts to successfully complete the examination. The examination must be completed within 14 days of beginning the examination. A certificate of attainment can be printed after successful completion of the examination.
The passing score of the examination is 85%.
Please note that only exams offered in English (en-US) have been updated for Edition 9 of the SQF Code.FAQ
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.
Where can I download Edition 9?
Edition 9 can be found on the SQFI website at www.sqfi.com/documents. All previous versions of the SQF Code can also be found by following that link.
How can I become an SQF auditor?
Information on how to register as an SQF certification auditor including the Criteria for SQF Auditors and Technical Reviewers can be found by visiting the SQFI website: https://www.sqfi.com/partners/auditors-2/