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  • Public
  • In-house

You need this course if...

  • You want to audit Food Safety Management Systems (FSMS) against ISO 22000 requirements
  • You are an Auditor or FSMS Manager and want to add to your credibility with a widely accepted qualification
  • You want to satisfy the formal training requirements for IRCA certification

You will learn...

  • The underpinning principles and benefits of a FSMS in an organisation’s success
  • The background, purpose and intent of ISO 22000
  • The principles, processes and techniques used for the assessment and management of food safety hazards
  • The importance of aligning food safety specific controls with other general management system controls
  • How continual improvement is applied within a FSMS
  • The contribution audits make to the effectiveness of a management system
  • The roles and responsibilities of a FSMS auditor and lead auditor
  • About processes, and how to use them to audit the effective implementation of the FSMS
  • To prepare thoroughly for audit and the value of process based checklists
  • To gather objective evidence through observation, interviewing and reviewing documentation
  • How to relate your audit findings to the policy and objectives of the organisation being audited, including applicable regulations and legislation
  • To report your findings accurately against the requirements of ISO 22000
  • The certification requirements to become a registered auditor/lead auditor with IRCA

You will need

  • Experience of working in the food supply chain before attending this course
  • Knowledge of relevant key food safety legislation, prerequisite programmes, Good Manufacturing Practices and HACCP principles as defined in Codex Alimentarius
  • To understand the basics of how organisations work and the role of top management

Your future development...

  • OH&S, EMS or QMS Auditor/Lead Auditor conversion courses
  • Tutored Audits (coached live audit at your company)
  • See our Business Improvement courses

Course length

Five days

In-company

This course can be delivered as an in-company event.

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Course Type

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  • In-house
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