ISO 22000 Lead Auditor

This course is for you 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.

Your future development:

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

Course length:  

5 Days.

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