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Certified Food Safety and Quality Auditor (CFSQA) Certification Preparation

Course ID SPCHA2012ASQ
Format E-Learning

Prepare for ASQ’s Certified Food Safety and Quality Auditor (CFSQA) exam with this comprehensive course that includes industry-relevant content, pertinent examples and exam-style practice questions. Use the printable PDF for quick and easy reference during your preparation.

The course reviews all the topics in the CFSQA Body of Knowledge (BoK) so that you can reinforce your current knowledge, refresh concepts and applications that may not be used in everyday work, and strengthen your exam preparation process.

The Certified Food Safety and Quality Auditor (CFSQA) Certification Preparation course is developed and reviewed by a team of ASQ-certified subject matter experts and conforms to the same writing standards that are used on the exam.

The course begins with a pretest that you can use to identify areas of study to focus on. The content is arranged in the order of the BoK and built to prepare you at the appropriate Bloom’s, or cognitive, level. The content includes illustrations where applicable, examples, and progress check questions. A post-test is also included—compare your pretest and post-test results to verify improvement in your scores after you’ve completed the course materials.

Course Data

  • CEU Hours: 0
  • Length: 35.02 Hours
  • ASQ RU: 3.5
  • Audience: New to Quality, Practitioner
  • Provider: ASQ
Course Overview

Learning Objectives:

  • Review the content covered by the four sections in the Certified Food Safety and Quality Auditor (CFSQA) BoK.
  • Guide your study by identifying your specific areas of strengths and weaknesses as it pertains to the CFSQA BoK
  • Become familiar with questions similar to those on the ASQ Certified Food Safety and Quality Auditor (CFSQA) exam


This course material is designed as a review of the subject areas of the CFSQA BoK.

Who Should Attend:

The CFSQA certification preparation course is an excellent tool for anyone interested in preparing for and pursuing the CFSQA certification. Note that the questions in this product are not actual ASQ exam questions. Your performance on the exam simulation is for study purposes only, and may or may not reflect performance on an actual certification exam.
  • Course Introduction
  • Pretest
  1. HACCP Systems
    1. HACCP Terminology
    2. Prerequisite Programs
    3. Preliminary Tasks
    4. System Scope
    5. Management Responsibility
  2. HACCP Principles
    1. Principle 1 – Hazard Analysis
    2. Principle 2 - CCPs
    3. Principle 3 – Critical Limits
    4. Principle 4 - Monitoring
    5. Principle 5 – Corrective Action
    6. Principle 6 - Verification
    7. Principle 7 – Recordkeeping and Documentation
  3. Implementation and Maintenance of HACCP System
    1. Implementation and Assessment
    2. Validation and Reassessment
    3. Verification and Maintenance
  4. Auditing Fundamentals
    1. Basic Terms and Concepts
    2. Purpose of Audits
    3. Types of Audits
    4. Audit Criteria
    5. Audit Participants
    6. Ethical, Legal, and Professional Issues
  5. Auditing Process and Auditor Competencies
    1. Audit Preparation and Planning
    2. Audit Performance
    3. Audit Reporting
    4. Audit Follow-up and Closure
    5. Auditor Competencies
  6. Quality Tools and Techniques
    1. Basic Quality Tools
    2. Descriptive Statistics
    3. Sampling Methods
    4. Process Capability
    5. Qualitative / Quantitative Analysis and Attributes / Variables Data
  • Post-test


This Web-based, self-paced course is designed to provide you with online tests and tools.


Printable files in PDF format.

Additional Notes

A course completion certificate is provided upon completion of the course with an 80 percent or better on the post-test.

Completion of this course in no way guarantees a passing score on the ASQ CFSQA exam.

Please note that the questions in this product are not actual ASQ exam questions.

Technical Requirements

Technical Requirements

Hardware Requirements

  • PC, Mac, or mobile device
  • Audio speakers or headset
  • High-speed internet connection

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Accessing Your E-learning

After registration, you will receive an email with access instructions. If you do not, please check your email junk, spam, or clutter folders. If the email is not there, please contact ASQ.
Refund Policy
We will refund you in full if you cancel your course within 30 calendar days of purchase and if no more than one module, or online Knowledge Check in the course has been accessed. If more than one module, or online Knowledge Check in the course is accessed, or if a PDF within the course is accessed, no refund will be provided even within 30 calendar days of purchase.

Enrollment Details

Format: Classroom
Format: E-Learning

Internet-based, self-paced training modules, which may involve combinations of text, visuals, audio, interactive simulations and quizzes (see specific courses for features and tools).  These web-based courses require a computer and Internet access.

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