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FSSC ISO 22000:2018 Internal Auditor

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You need this course if...

• You want to perform internal audits Food Safety Management Systems (FSMS) against ISO 22000, ISO 22002-1, and the FSSC Scheme additional requirements

• You work in the food sector, and wish to learn how to audit food safety management
systems as an internal auditor

You will learn...

• The underpinning principles and benefits of a FSMS in an organisation’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 internal 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

• 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

You will need

  •  Knowledge of ISO 22000 (ideally gained from attending LR’s 1 day ISO 22000 Appreciation and Interpretation course)
  • Experience of working in the food supply chain
  •  Knowledge of the following Food Safety management principles and concepts:
  • Implementing or operating a management system within a food sector context. This
    includes private schemes such as BRC, GLOBALGAP, FSSC and/or other schemes which
    include management system components.
  • Relevant key food safety legislation (this may be specific to delegates’ food industry
    context and location).
  • Knowledge of prerequisite programmes as specified in ISO/TS 22002-1.
  •  Good Practice guides for Agriculture (GAP), Veterinary (GVP), Manufacturing (GMP),
    Hygiene (GHP), Production (GPP), Distribution (GDP) and/or Trading (GTP) depending on the segment of the food chain in which the student operates.
  • The principles of HACCP as defined by the Codex Alimentarius Commission.
  • To understand the basics of how organisations work and the role of top management

Your future development

• FSSC ISO 22000 Auditor/Lead Auditor

• OH&S, EMS or QMS Auditor/Lead Auditor conversion courses

• Tutored Audits (coached live audit at your company)

• See our Business Improvement courses

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Two Days

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