Productivity And Efficiency Through Effective Management Systems

Company Profile


SQMI is the consulting division of Sirrah group of companies which was formed in 1992 and was registered as Statistical Quality Management Institute (SQMI) for training and consultancy services.


We are a group of Black businessmen and professionals from industry, who have more than 40 years experience in organizational development and improvements, Quality Assurance System Development and Auditing (ISO 9001:2008 QMS), Environmental Management implementation (ISO 14001 EMS), Occupational Health and Safety including IT and Human Resources.


Up to 1998 SQMI had a strong focus on Quality Assurance System Development and skills training in the methodology of Statistical Process Improvement (SPC) and has since expanded to having five focus areas.


  • Business Excellence

  • Quality Management System ISO 9001:2015 (QMS)

  • Occupational Health and Safety System 18001:2005

  • Environmental Management System 14001:2015

  • Risk Management


In the year 2000 our QMS system was certified to ISO 9001:2000 by TUV certification body. At the end of 2007 certification was too transferred to SABS and now currently with SACAS.


Enable organizations and giving companies the competitive edge through sustainable management  systems, SQMI offers Workplace Consultancy, Coaching, and Education & Training to Enhance Management Systems Effectiveness & Suitability, Skills and Competence.

Our Objectives:

  • To help organizations to improve efficiency through their quality management systems and processes.

  • To help our clients improve the workplace and increase financial performance.

  • Building individual skills and organizational competence.

  • Develop individuals with the required skills, to be empowered in the workplace.

  • To contribute towards the productivity and efficiency initiatives.

  • To assist in developing a culture of customer care and support. (Batho Pele Principles)

  • To develop and integrate Business Management Systems with company Intranets or IT Networks.

  • To enhance monitoring and measurements and methods of reporting.

  • To enhance Customer Focus Processes within businesses and state owned organizations.


Our Achievements

  • We assisted more than 250 organizations from various disciplines in the Implementation and Maintenance of (ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 Management Systems).

  • SQMI Learning Centre Trained Over 36000 Students In Quality Assurance, Quality Management, Total Quality Management, Problem Solving Techniques, Process Improvement, Health and safety and Environmental management.

  • Internationally through City & Guilds Of London we have achieved pass rates of 95-100% and now currently this certificate is registered under SAQA as Quality Assurance Certificate administered by Service Seta.

  • We have in 2014 engaged with an International Organization ,Global-Tacs in order to offer IRCA Accredited courses.


Our Methods Guarantees Process Improvements And Reduction In Waste. 


Our Accreditation and affiliations


As SQMI we have been accredited with:

  • City & Guilds of London (UK)(since 1994)

  • Nebs Management Business School (UK) (since 1994)

  • IMM Institute for Marketing Management (since 1995)

  • Department of Labour (since 1993) (under manpower training act32/2 of 1981)

  • Affiliation with SAQI and former board member

  • ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management System compliance.

  • Service Seta –quality chamber former board member

  • IAC former course provider

  • Affiliation with Global Tacs IRCA Accredited Courses

  • Affiliated and former board member of SAATCA

  • Quality Auditor Courses are SAATCA Registered (since Oct. 2000)


Some of the organizations that used our services:

  • Eskom Holdings

  • South African Post Office

  • Speed Services Couriers

  • Proudly South African

  • Telkom

  • SK Telecoms

  • RSSS Security

  • Pops Print

  • South African Quality Institute

  • Ericsson SA

  • Lexmark

  • Jet Master fireplace and braais

  • Panaseed

  • Department of Agriculture

  • Korbenco


  • AE (Federal and Morgul)

  • Nampak

  • KZK Construction

  • Makgotamishe Construction

  • Clyde Bergemenn

  • Hitachi

  • Standby  Systems

  • Envirolution

  • Riocarb

  • Service Seta

  • Mining qualifications authority

  • Afrox

  • Anchor Chemicals

  • Anglo American

  • Deb Tech

  • Denel Aviation

  • DFC Mining

  • Felt Tech

  • Johnson Controls

  • Joy Mining Machinery

  • Kohler Carton Print

  • KSB Pumps

  • SAAB Grintech

  • Saint Gobain

  • Sasol Coal

  • Financial Service Board

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