Food Safety Management Systems Lead Auditor (FSSC 22000 + ISO 22000 Lead Auditor)

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Food Safety
5 Days

IRCA Certified
(No. A17355)

(*) The food safety course is also FSSC-licensed, and their marks can also be shown in association with that course

LRQA is a licensed training provider, recognized by the Foundation for Food Safety Certification (FSSC)  

You need this course if…

  • you want to audit Food Safety Management Systems (FSMS) against ISO 22000, FSSC 22000 and ISO 22002-1 requirements 
  • you are an auditor, HACCP team leader, 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

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You will learn...

  • the underpinning principles and benefits of a FSMS in an organization’s success 
  • 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 and FSSC 22000 
  • the certification requirements to become a registered auditor/lead auditor with IRCA

You will need...

  • knowledge of ISO 22000 and FSSC 22000 (ideally gained from attending LRQA’s 1 day ISO 22000 Appreciation and Interpretation course or LRQA’s 1 day FSSC 22000 Appreciation and Interpretation course) 
  • experience of working in the food supply chain before attending this course 
  • knowledge of relevant key food safety legislation, prerequisite programs (PRPs), Good Manufacturing Practices and HACCP principles as defined in Codex Alimentarius 
  • to understand the basics of how organizations 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

This course meets the requirements of the IRCA FSMS Lead Auditor/Auditor Training course criteria IRCA/2019

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