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SQT Training Ltd

Callan Centre Castletroy, National Technology Park, Various Locations around Dublin, Dublin, Republic of Ireland

SQT Training Ltd provide online training in Health & Safety, Lean Six Sigma, Business, Energy, Life Sciences and much more.

SQT Training Ltd is a specialist provider of bespoke training courses and programmes that help organisations become leaner, more compliant and more progressive.

For over 25 years, SQT Training has brought the latest thinking, the leading techniques and the most experienced industry experts into ambitious organisations, large and small, throughout Ireland, the UK and beyond.
We trained some of the very first ISO Lead Auditors and many years ago we coached the earliest adopters of Lean Six Sigma.

We empower people with the capability to help their organisations reach the highest standards, maintain compliance and drive efficiency.

We provide expert In-House and Public training in the following areas:

  • Continual Process Improvement
  • Environment & Energy Management
  • Food Safety
  • Health & Safety
  • Hospitals / Medical
  • Laboratory
  • Leadership & Personal Development
  • Lean Six Sigma
  • Life Sciences
  • Project & Programme Management
  • Quality
  • Train the Trainer
Acceptance Sampling (including AQL selection) - Virtual
Online Learning, Continual Process Improvement Course

Acceptance sampling is a widely used technique for the inspection of incoming and outgoing product. Sampling standards, such as ANSI/ASQ Z 1.4 for inspection by attributes, are used to select sample sizes. The sampling standards are based around the concept of the AQL (Acceptable Quality Limit). It is important that the AQL is suitably established,…

Advanced HACCP Design and Validation based on Risk Assessment (Virtual)
Online Learning, HACCP Training Course

Since HACCP was enshrined in law by regulation 178/2002 and 852/2004, the development of Food Safety Management Systems has become much more sophisticated.  Third party certification audits and customer audits have also become more demanding with regards to Risk Management and how the hazards in a food business are controlled. Participants achieve the following learning…

Biological Agents - Virtual
Online Learning, Science & the Built Environment Course

The Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (Biological Agents) Regulations 2013 (SI No. 572 of 2013) set down the minimum requirements for the protection of workers from the health risks associated with biological agents in the workplace. The regulations must be applied to any activity where workers are actually or potentially exposed to biological agents…

BRC Global Standard for Food Safety – Issue 8 (Virtual)
Online Learning, Food Safety Course

In 1998 the British Retail Consortium (BRC) developed and introduced the BRC technical standard and protocol for companies supplying retailer branded products. BRC Global Standard for Food Safety. The current standard was published in August 2018. BRC Food Safety Issue 8: Time Lines January 2018 – Standards wording finalised August 2018 – Standard published February…

Calibration (Virtual)
Online Learning, Continual Process Improvement Course

Calibration is a key component in all systems where instruments are used to collect measurements for the purpose of assessing the reliability and capability of manufacturing operations, testing products against specification in laboratories, and determining compliance with environmental and regulatory requirements. The accuracy of such measurements is dependent on regular calibration of the measuring instruments.…

Certified Energy Manager (Virtual)
Online Learning, Environmental Science Course

Since its inception in 1981, the Certified Energy Manager (CEM®) credential has become widely accepted and used as a measure of professional accomplishment within the energy management field.  Simply put, the designation CEM, which stands for Certified Energy Manager, recognises individuals who have demonstrated high levels of experience, competence, proficiency and ethical fitness in the…

Certified Measurement and Verification Professional - Virtual
Online Learning, Energy Course

Awarded by AEE, CMVP In conjunction with EVO (Efficiency Valuation Organisation) This training event is being delivered by the Association of Energy Engineers (Irish Chapter) and the event is organised by SQT on their behalf The training will be delivered by Ian Boylan, CEM, CEA, CMVP, an AEE and EVO approved instructor and will include…

Covid-19 Mitigation Strategy for the Food Industry
Online Learning, Food Safety Course

SQT Training is delivering a unique Virtual Training programme to help the food industry develop a structured and strategic approach to COVID-19 mitigation covering the relevant aspects of the running of a food production facility. This practical and inclusive mitigation strategy can help to keep your factory running and business going during the COVID-19 pandemic.…

Covid-19 Risk Assessment and Control for the Workplace
Online Learning, Health & Safety Management Course

As part of our response to the Covid-19 crisis, our expert Tutors in Health and Safety have developed a one-day training course. This will address Covid-19 Risk Assessment and Control for the Workplace. Under the Health and Safety at Work Act 2005, organisations have a legal duty to ensure the health, safety and welfare of…

Dealing with Challenging Situations and People - Virtual
Online Learning Course

In the workplace being able to understand and deal more effectively with everyday challenges such as differences of opinion, working styles and personality clashes is a recognised and valued skill. Learning how to deal with challenging people and circumstances in and outside of the workplace assists in personal development, professional development and growth of an…

Design of Experiments with Minitab (Virtual)
Online Learning, Continual Process Improvement Course

 Print Many experimenters are using an OFAT (one-factor-at-a-time) approach to their experimental designs. In addition to the issue of inefficiency, this approach fails to identify often crucially important interaction effects among factors. There are available to experimenters advanced analytical tools based on mathematical techniques and utilising special computer software, which will enable them to gain…

Documenting Management Systems (Virtual)
Online Learning, Quality Management Course

To become certified to management system standards such as ISO 9001, ISO14001 or OHSAS 18001, it is essential to develop a comprehensive and effective documentation system. Organisations that already have a certified management system (e.g. ISO 9001) may wish to expand this to meet the requirements of additional standards (e.g. ISO 14001). This one-day course…

Effective Meeting Skills - Virtual
Online Learning, Personal Management Course

We all know that meetings are a valuable and necessary way to collaborate and draw on the best of what all employees can offer to progress the aims and objectives of the organisation. Using this time in the most efficient way possible is a critical business skill.   A 2012 survey of office employees determined…

Effective Time Management - Virtual
Online Learning, Personal Management Course

Managing our time well is an important contributor to business success and personal life enjoyment. The ability to understand our time management habits, and plan and prioritise effectively are key to our being able to meet key business and personal goals and objectives. In addition, identifying those things that are ‘time wasters’ or are ‘urgent…

Failure Mode and Effect Analysis - Virtual
Online Learning, Continual Process Improvement Course

Failure Mode Effect Analysis is the primary tool used in industry to assess risk both at product design and development stage, and during manufacturing.  The overall objective of the analysis is to ensure that the product delivered to the customer is free of defects and will perform to specification.  Risks of failure are assessed during…

Food Allergen Control - Virtual
Online Learning Course

To fully integrate allergen control measures into your food safety management system, all food business operators need to understand all the fourteen allergens that must be labelled if present in food products as defined in legislation. This training course is designed to take delegates through the allergens as defined in Directive 2003/89/EC (amending 2000/13EC) to…

Food Safety Culture (Virtual)
Online Learning, Food Safety Course

There is no doubt that Food Safety Standards have improved significantly over the past twenty years in all sectors of the supply chain driven primarily by major product recalls, GFSI and retailer standards.  Large multinational food manufacturers have also driven improvements through increased expectations of the upstream supply chain. As companies’ food safety management systems…

HACCP Implementation & Verification (Virtual)
Online Learning Course

Food businesses are required by law to have formal systems in place for managing Food Safety.  The system required in Law is the HACCP system (Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point, Article 5, 852/2004). With increased legal (Regulation (EC) No. 178/2002) and customer requirements (BRC) people working in the food sector need to carefully consider the…

HACCP Refresher - Virtual
Online Learning Course

Food businesses are now required by law to have formal systems in place for managing Food Safety.  The system advised in Law is the HACCP system (Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point).  With increased legal (178/2002, 852/2004) and customer requirements (BRC) people working in the food sector need to carefully consider the need for information and…

Health & Safety for Safety Representatives - Virtual
Online Learning Course

The Safety Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005 facilitates the selection of Safety Representatives to represent workers in the consultation process with employers. This three day course will familiarise participants with the role of the Safety Representative. At the end of the course delegates will be able to promote and maintain safety and health…

IEMA ISO 50001:2018 Internal Energy Management System Auditor - Virtual
Online Learning, Energy Course

This course, which is the first IEMA-approved ISO 50001 internal energy management system auditor training course worldwide, is designed to give participants the knowledge and confidence to carry out internal energy management system audits within their own organisation. Auditing the system and identifying non-conformances and improvement opportunities is essential in ensuring effectiveness. This two-day training…

Instructor Skills for the Food Industry - Virtual
Online Learning, Science & the Built Environment Course

As an in-house trainer you will have to speak in front of staff and colleagues or make presentations to large audiences. To the inexperienced presenter/trainer the first reaction is one of fear and panic. However, with the correct training, preparation and practice it is possible to become sufficiently skilled to actively enjoy the experience. Effective…

Internal Auditing - Integrated Management Systems (Virtual)
Online Learning, Quality Management Course

ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 require that an organisation conduct internal audits to determine the effectiveness of its quality, environmental and health and safety system.  Trained auditors must carry out these audits. This 2-day course is designed for personnel who wish to gain an understanding of ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001…

Introduction to Estimation of Measurement Uncertainty in Testing Laboratories (Virtual)
Online Learning, Science & the Built Environment Course

The update to ISO17025 in 2017 contains new requirements for testing laboratories in relation to decision rules and statements of conformance. ISO17025:2017 was updated with the purpose of providing laboratory customers confidence in the results reported. It’s not possible to know the level of risk nor to make a statement of conformance if the measurement…

ISO 13485 2016 (Virtual)
Online Learning, Science & the Built Environment Course

ISO EN 13485:2016 is the global harmonized Quality Management Systems Standard used by medical device manufacturers to meet certain requirements to support the safety and effectiveness of the products they sell into Europe. ISO EN 13485:2016 was published on 26th February 2016 and has now completed its transition period since April 2019. This Standard specifies…

ISO 14001:2015 Internal Auditor (EMS) (Virtual)
Online Learning, Safety Auditor Course

A Two Day Training Course to provide an understanding of Environmental Management Systems and training for Internal Auditing of an Environmental Management System This two-day course is designed for personnel who wish to gain an understanding of Environmental Management Systems and to develop the skills necessary to become an Internal Environmental Auditor.  This course addresses…

ISO 45001:2018 (Combined) Auditor Migration (OH&SMS) – CQI & IRCA Certified (replacing OHSAS 18001) - Virtual
Online Learning, Computers & IT (Information Technology) Course

ISO 45001 has replaced OHSAS 18001 and will afford organisations an opportunity to align their strategic direction with their health and safety management system thereby improving their occupational health and safety performance. This two-day course will provide delegates who have completed previous Auditor training courses in Occupational Health Management Systems with the skills, knowledge and…

ISO 45001:2018 Foundation (OH&SMS) (replacing OHSAS 18001) (Virtual)
Online Learning, Science & the Built Environment Course

The aim of this course is to provide a basis for students who wish to complete CQI IRCA-certified OH&SMS auditor training courses. ISO 45001 has replaced OHSAS 18001 and will afford organizations an opportunity to align their strategic direction with their health and safety management system thereby improving their occupational health and safety performance. Irrespective…

ISO 45001:2018 Implementation (OH&SMS) (replacing OHSAS 18001) - Virtual
Online Learning, Science & the Built Environment Course

ISO 45001 has replaced OHSAS 18001 and will afford organisations an opportunity to align their strategic direction with their health and safety management system thereby improving their occupational health and safety performance. Irrespective of whether a company is a manufacturing or service industry, it has a statutory obligation to operate in a manner that safeguards…

ISO 45001:2018 Internal Auditor (OH&SMS) – CQI & IRCA Certified (replacing OHSAS 18001) (Virtual)
Online Learning, Science & the Built Environment Course

ISO 45001 has replaced OHSAS 18001 and will afford organisations an opportunity to align their strategic direction with their health and safety management system thereby improving their occupational health and safety performance. The aim of this course is to provide students with the knowledge and skills required to perform an internal audit as part of…

ISO 45001:2018 Lead Auditor (OH&SMS) - Virtual
Online Learning, Safety Auditor Course

A 5-day CQI IRCA certified (1942) Training Course – The aim of this course is to provide learners with the knowledge and skills required to perform external audits of management systems against ISO 45001, in accordance with ISO 19011 and ISO 17021. ISO 45001 has replaced OHSAS 18001 and will afford organisations an opportunity to…

ISO 9001:2015 Foundation (QMS) (Virtual)
Online Learning, Quality Management Course

The aim of this one-day course is to provide delegates with the skills and prior knowledge needed to complete the IRCA Internal QMS Auditor training course and IRCA QMS Lead Auditor/Auditor training course. It is also useful for an introduction for anyone involved in the development, implementation and management of an ISO 9001:2015 management system.…

ISO 9001:2015 Internal Auditor (QMS) (Virtual)
Online Learning, Quality Management Course

The ISO 9000 series of standards require that an organisation conduct internal quality audits to determine the effectiveness of its quality system. Auditors carrying out these internal audits need to understand the purpose of ISO 9001 and the process approach to auditing to enable them to add-value during the audit process. Thousands of internal audits…

ISO 9001:2015 Lead Auditor (QMS) Virtual
Online Learning, Quality Management Course

The aim of this five day course is to provide delegates with the knowledge and skills required to perform external audits of management systems against ISO 9001, in accordance with ISO 19011. This course is designed to give delegates the knowledge and skills to enable them to competently audit entire Quality Management Systems against the…

Laboratory Software Validation - Virtual
Online Learning, Life Sciences Course

Validation of equipment and methods is a vital element in assuring the integrity of results from laboratories in the pharmaceutical, healthcare and medical device industries. This course covers the life cycle for laboratory equipment validation, from requirements specification to installation, operation and performance testing. It addresses the requirements for the control of electronic records and…

Lean Six Sigma Green Belt (Level 7) - Virtual
Online Learning, Six Sigma Course

Lean Six Sigma has become the fastest spreading and most successful approach to Continuous Improvement across all industries regardless of size, position in the supply chain or service provided.  An essential element of Lean Six Sigma roll-out is Green Belt training.  This Lean Six Sigma Green Belt training course will expose delegates to the powerful…

MDSAP Internal Quality Auditor (Virtual)
Online Learning, Life Sciences Course

The Medical Device Single Audit Programme (MDSAP) is the single biggest step towards global harmonisation of medical device regulation seen to date.  This course details the main requirements of the regulations from Brazil, Australia, Canada and Japan and shows how these relate to ISO 13485: 2016 and the US QSR and how to audit against…

NEBOSH International Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety - Virtual
Online Learning, Occupational Health & Safety Course

The NEBOSH International Diploma in Occupational Health & Safety is a structured programme that provides the core knowledge required by today’s health and safety practitioner. All occupational health and safety practitioners need to have a common core of knowledge in order to practice effectively. This common core of knowledge must be transferable between the different…

NEBOSH International General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety - Virtual
Online Learning, Occupational Health & Safety Course

The NEBOSH approved International General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety provides an unrivalled opportunity to demonstrate competence in Health and Safety issues relevant to your place of work. This course has been designed to provide an appropriate breadth of underpinning knowledge for non-specialists in occupational health and safety working in an international context, to…

Process Validation & Equipment Validation (Virtual)
Online Learning, Life Sciences Course

Process Validation is a key requirement of Medical Device, Pharmaceutical and API regulations. A comprehensive, well thought-out approach to validation is a critical element of any company’s approach to meeting European, US and Worldwide regulatory requirements. This course gives attendees a good grounding in the practices and principles of process validation and expectations of regulatory…

Quality Risk Management and ISO 14971 (Medical Devices) (Virtual)
Online Learning, Life Sciences Course

ISO 14971 was updated in 2007, updated in 2009 and now updated again in 2012. Why all these changes and what are the implications for you the manufacturer? How far does applying ISO 14971 go in ensuring compliance with the medical devices directives? What does ISO 14971 contain and where, how and when should I…

Root Cause Analysis (Problem Solving)
Online Learning, Continual Process Improvement Course

All organisations, in both the manufacturing and service sectors, experience problems in their operations. The problems may be technical in nature, or may be people related; the problems may be detected within the manufacturing or service organisation or, more seriously, be identified and reported by the customer. It is important that a well-structured approach to…

Root Cause Analysis (Problem Solving) - One Day
Online Learning, Continual Process Improvement Course

All organisations, in both the manufacturing and service sectors, experience problems in their operations. The problems may be technical in nature, or may be people related; the problems may be detected within the manufacturing or service organisation or, more seriously, be identified and reported by the customer. It is important that a well-structured approach to…

Software Validation (Virtual)
Online Learning, Life Sciences Course

The main objectives of this course are to give attendees a grounding in the principles of Software Validation, Computer Systems Validation and the latest requirements for Electronic Records and Electronic Signatures. The course provides an overview of the FDA and European requirements with practical exercises covering the implementation of those requirements. The course covers the…

Statistics with Minitab (including Capability Analysis) (Virtual)
Online Learning, Continual Process Improvement Course

This version of the three-day course includes Capability Analysis and Control Charts.  There is an alternative version, Statistics with Minitab (Incl. Regression Analysis), which includes Regression Analysis and Power of the Test. Much time and effort is devoted to the collection of data in industry, for example; quality control measurements, data collected for validation of…

Supply Chain – Commercial Excellence Programme for the Food Industry (Virtual)
Online Learning Course

Food companies are responding to ever increasing market challenges today by seeking ways to drive down costs and gain competitive advantage. This requires that they have complete visibility of profit drivers across the entire supply chain, and the tools and competencies to manage the risks associated with price volatility and market uncertainty. This unique programme…

Technical Writing Skills (Virtual)
Online Learning, Quality Management Course

Attending this comprehensive training course will help you get your message across clearly and save you time. Our structured, practical programme will help you to identify the key message you need to deliver in your written document and to deliver it clearly and concisely in a way that will ensure it is understood.

Technical Writing Skills - Virtual
Online Learning, Quality Management Course

Attending this comprehensive training course will help you get your message across clearly and save you time. Our structured, practical programme will help you to identify the key message you need to deliver in your written document and to deliver it clearly and concisely in a way that will ensure it is understood.

Train the Trainer Online Course - Transition to Virtual Delivery
Online Learning, Training & Development Course

This Virtual Training course is designed to equip trainers with the best practice techniques, skills and online tools to transition quickly and easily to virtual classroom-based training. New and experienced trainers get first-hand experience of the virtual classroom setting and will learn the best approach to designing and delivering interactive and engaging live virtual training…

Validation of Food Safety Management Systems (FSMS) - Virtual
Online Learning, Food Safety Course

Validation of Food Safety Management Systems course with SQT Training Participants achieve the following learning outcomes from the programme; Understand the structure of a Food Safety Management System Understand the relationship between Validation and Verification Understand the two distinct elements of Validation (Part I & Part II) Understand how to source scientific supporting evidence to…

ISO 9001:2015 Foundation (QMS) (Virtual)
Online Learning, Quality Management Course

The aim of this one-day course is to provide delegates with the skills and prior knowledge needed to complete the IRCA Internal QMS Auditor training course and IRCA QMS Lead Auditor/Auditor training course. It is also useful for an introduction for anyone involved in the development, implementation and management of an ISO 9001:2015 management system.…

ISO 9001:2015 Internal Auditor (QMS) (Virtual)
Online Learning, Quality Management Course

The ISO 9000 series of standards require that an organisation conduct internal quality audits to determine the effectiveness of its quality system. Auditors carrying out these internal audits need to understand the purpose of ISO 9001 and the process approach to auditing to enable them to add-value during the audit process. Thousands of internal audits…

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