Q Systems


Welcome to Q Systems your Quality and Food Safety Management Systems solutions provider.
Q Systems is a leading food safety management systems service provider. Offering services in the following fields: consultation in documentation, training and internal auditing services.



We provide the following Services


Consultation and Document Development: (Twenty Years Experience in the Food Industry)
SANS 10049, ISO 22002 and Retail Audits
HACCP (Food Safety) - SANS 10330, ISO 22000, FSSC 22000 and BRC Food Safety
Food Packaging Manufacturing - BRC Global Standard for Food Packaging Materials
Training and Assessment: (FoodBEV SETA Accredited)
Prerequisite Programs - SANS 10049, ISO 22002 and Retail Audits (GFSI)
HACCP (Food Safety) - SANS 10330, ISO 22000, FSSC 22000
Internal Auditing
Corrective Action
Internal Auditing: (Registered SAATCA Food Safety Lead Auditor)
Conducting and Reporting Internal Audits against International and Local Standards

ABOUT US


Company History

Q Systems started as a sole proprietor operated by Paul de Passos in May 2004. The purpose of the company was to provide consultation, training and auditing services to the Food Industry. The company was listed in 2012: Lentilinx (Pty) Ltd t/a Q Systems. Lentilinx (Pty) Ltd is a BBBEE level four contributor.

Strategy & Vision

Vision

Q Systems aspires to be the leading Food Safety Management System solution provider in Africa. We are committed to maintaining our current accreditation as a FoodBEV SETA Training provider and professional member of SAAFoST.

Mission statement

To be the leading solutions provider for all Food Safety Management Systems (FSSC 22000, ISO 22000, BRC, SANS 10330, HACCP, GFSI and Retail Supplier Requirements).

Values

Q Systems believes in providing tools and knowledge to empower and enable clients to develop, implement and maintain Food Safety Management Systems.

Memberships

SAAFoST Professional Member (45880)

SAATCA Registered Lead Food Safety Auditor (F52)

Chaȋne des Rȏtisseurs - Bailliage d’ Afrique du Sud (027 131 C1 72132)

FoodBEV SETA Accreditation (587/00130/0813)

Team

Paul de Passos

Director

Bachelor of Commerce and Diploma in Chemical Engineering (20 years experience in the food industry)

Candice de Passos

Administration Manager

Bachelor of Education (Special Needs)

Sbonelo Dladla

Office and Administration

Our Clients

Successful FSSC 22000 / ISO 22000 Implementation


DLC Pack (Afripack Labels) - ISO 22000 (2008)
Fry Group Foods - ISO 22000 (2009)
ICC Durban - ISO 22000 (2009)
Fixtrade 66 (Pasta Nova) - FSSC 22000 (2012)
Everest Flexibles - ISO 22000 (2013)

Natpro Spicenet - FSSC 22000 (2013)
Flexothene - ISO 22000 (2013)
Joekels Tea Packers - FSSC 22000 (2013)
Pakco - FSSC 22000 (2014)
Shave & Gibson (2014)

Kelpack Manufacturing - FSSC 22000 (2014)
Iqlaas Foods - FSSC 22000 (2014)
SA Livestock Agents - FSSC 22000 (2015)
Geochem - FSSC 22000 (2015)

Services

Documentation System Implementation

Q System provides the consulting services of experienced personnel to assist your company to document and implement Food Safety Management Systems for certification or retail supplier audit compliance purposes.


Training

Please refer to the training section of the website.


Internal Auditing

Q System provides internal auditing services conducted by experienced personnel to assist your company to meet the requirements of internal auditing of management systems. The internal audits are conducted according to the ISO 19011 auditing principles.

Training


Q Systems provides the following training services: FOODBEV SETA Accredited Skills Programmes, Food Safety and Internal Auditing Courses

FOODBEV SETA ACCREDITED SKILLS PROGRAMMES:

Good Manufacturing Practises in a Food Handling Environment NQF Level 2

SAQA u/s number Unit Standard title NQF level NQF credits
120410 Clean and sanitise food manufacturing equipment and surfaces manually 2 4
120403 Apply good manufacturing practices as part of a food safety system 2 4
120416 Apply personal safety practices in a food or sensitive consumer product environment 2 5
120417 Understand the control of pests and waste materials as part of a food safety system 2 3
8804 Store and route food raw materials and products 3 8

Good Food Safety and Occupational Health & Safety Practises in a Food Handling Environment NQF Level 5

SAQA u/s number Unit Standard title NQF level NQF credits
120403 Apply Good Manufacturing Practices as Part of Food Safety System 2 4
123357 Conduct a Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) Study in a Food Handling Environment 5 12
120416 Apply Personal Safety Practices in a Food or Sensitive Consumer Environment 2 5

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FOOD SAFETY COURSES

(Public Courses presented annually in KwaZulu Natal in February, June and October)

FSSC 22000 COURSE - ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW FOR HACCP IMPLEMENTATION TWO DAY COURSE


Course Outline

This course offers candidates a good understanding of HACCP and how to apply it in their environment. Candidates are given course notes and are asked to participate in case studies to enforce their learning's. Videos are used to demonstrate the practical application of HACCP.

Course Agenda - Day 1 Course Agenda - Day 2

Registration and Tea/Coffee
Introduction to Food Safety Management Systems
Legislation - R962
Global Food Safety Initiative
Prerequisite Program - ISO 22002
Introduction and Overview of the FSSC 22000
Prerequisite Program Test

Introduction to ISO 22000 Standard
Management Responsibility and Communication
Emergency Preparedness
Preliminary Steps to HACCP
Conducting a Hazard Analysis
Identifying Hazards
Routes of Contamination
Acceptable Levels of Hazards
Developing a HACCP Plan (CCPs and OPRPs)

HACCP Plan Practical Session
Correction, Corrective Action
Validation
Verification
Continuous Improvement
Post Course Assignment

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INTERNAL AUDITING COURSE: BASICS OF INTERNAL FOOD SAFETY AUDITING - ONE DAY COURSE

(Public Courses presented annually in KwaZulu Natal in February, June and October)



Course Agenda

Basics of Auditing
Auditor Behaviour
Developing an Audit Programme
The Audit Process
Non-Conformance Recording
Corrective Action
Questions, Assessment and Closing SHORT COURSES A variety of short courses (half day) are also offered both publicly and in-house. Examples:
Food Defence based on PAS 96
Corrective Action and Root Cause Analysis IN-HOUSE COURSES Customised in-house courses can be developed and presented according to the client's requirements.

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