AsureQuality Academy – Growing Global Experts

Posted by AFN Staff Writers on 23rd November 2015


Food safety assurance company AsureQuality established its own in house Academy earlier this year. The Academy will provide a learning pathway focussing on technical training and career progression for its 1700 staff.

The first induction training programme commenced early in 2015 for newly appointed food auditors. Their training included classroom-based training, placements with customers and practical on the job experience where they gained valuable industry expertise, and mentoring from AsureQuality’s senior Auditing team.asureq new pic

This group graduated in early November and Chief Executive Officer, John McKay is delighted with the calibre of the training.

He says “One of our five strategic priorities is to grow and develop our talent and our culture, and to make sure our people are trained and working in the AsureQuality way.

“We want to continue to develop a global network of knowledge-rich, highly skilled staff servicing customers around the world and the Academy will drive this priority and will ensure our positioning as global experts in food safety and quality.”

For more information on the AsureQuality Academy call:

Samuel Brooks, Operations Manager, Training at AsureQuality.

027 423 1864 or 09 357 5508.

About AsureQuality

AsureQuality is a commercial company wholly owned by the New Zealand government. It provides food safety and biosecurity services to the food and primary production sectors worldwide.

Every day its experienced team of 1700 experts based at over 60 locations throughout Australasia, Singapore, Middle East and China works alongside customers in over 40 countries to assure the safety and quality of food being produced for millions of people. Its skilled staff and extensive accreditations enable it to audit, inspect, verify and certify food safety and quality and management systems from the farm right to the supermarket shelf.