This two-day ISO 22000 Internal Auditor training course is designed to equip delegates with the knowledge and skills to plan and undertake internal audits of a Food Safety Management System (FSMS) against ISO 22000:2018 requirements.  The course covers key areas of ISO 22000 including hazard analysis and risk-based thinking to allow delegates to go above and beyond just compliance, to assess the effectiveness of a process and identify opportunities for improvement within the FSMS.

Through interactive and engaging modules and workshops, delegates will learn to undertake an internal audit of a Food Safety Management System (FSMS), inclusive of preparing for the audit, audit techniques, audit reporting and providing corrective actions.

  • The importance of an effective Food Safety Management System (FSMS)
  • The role of a FSMS Internal Auditor
  • How to undertake an internal audit including audit planning, audit preparation, checklists, audit techniques, audit interviewing, non-conformance, reporting, corrective actions and closing meetings
  • Identifying hazards and risks within a FSMS
  • Operational Prerequisite Program (oPRP), CCP (Critical Control Point) and PRP (prerequisite programme)
  • ISO 19011:2018 Guidelines of auditing management
  • The relationship between ISO 22000 and other ISO standards including ISO 9001
  • Annex SL – overview and implications
  • HLS: The same core elements
  • ISO 22000:2018 approach and the PDCA model
  • Continuous improvement of the FSMS
  • ISO 22000 certification process

  • Those who need to perform or are involved with internal audits in line with ISO 22000:2018
  • Those responsible for implementing and maintaining an ISO 22000 based management system
  • Those wishing to gain awareness of the audit process
  • Those wishing to learn how to identify hazards, reduce risks and implement control measures within the food sector

Our Understanding ISO 22000 Training Course provides an understanding of the requirements (clauses) of ISO 22000, the Plan-Do-Check-Act (PDCA) cycle and HACCP principles. We offer a discount of £100 if booking the Understanding course alongside the Internal Auditor courses, please contact us for more information.

Learn more about prior knowledge requirements and test your understanding with our ISO 22000 Quiz.

By the end of this ISO 22000 Internal Auditor training course, delegates will understand the principles of internal FSMS auditing and be able to:

  • Plan, conduct, report and follow up an internal audit as part of a Food Safety Management System based on ISO 22000
  • Identify hazards and recommend control measures
  • Suggest corrective actions and provide recommendations for continual improvement of the FSMS
  • Understand the ISO 22000:2018 certification process

Our ISO 22000 Internal Auditor Training Course is available on a dedicated basis to allow you to train a number of employees at your premises or within the virtual classroom environment or your chosen date. Dedicated training includes engaging modules and interactive workshops to encourage team discussions on how ideas learnt can be implemented within the workplace.

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