This course will provide learners with the knowledge and skills required to:
- Perform an internal audit of part of a food safety management system based on ISO 22000 or the equivalent
- Report on the effective implementation and maintenance of the management system in accordance with ISO 19011
Upon completion of this course, learners will be able to:
- With reference to the plan-do-check-act (PDCA) cycle, explain the process-based food safety management system model for ISO 22000, and the role of an internal audit in the maintenance and improvement of food safety management systems
- Explain the role and responsibilities of an auditor in planning, conducting, reporting and following up an internal food safety management system audit in accordance with ISO 19011
- Plan, conduct, report and follow up an internal audit of part of a food safety management system based on ISO 22000 and in accordance with ISO 19011
This course is a Chartered Quality Institute (CQI) and International Register of Certificated Auditors (IRCA) certificated training course: 2023-PT 252.
Learners who pass both the examination and continuous assessment will be issued a certificate of achievement that satisfies the formal training requirement for an individual seeking certification as an IRCA auditor/lead auditor. The certificate of achievement is valid for a period of five years from the date of the last day of the course for the purpose of certifying as an internal auditor with the CQI/IRCA.
Learners who do not pass the continuous assessment and have been in attendance for the full duration of the course will be issued a certificate of attendance.
Before starting this course, learners are expected to have prior knowledge of the following:
- Management systems
- Understand the PDCA cycle
- Food Safety Management
- Have a basic knowledge of the concepts of food safety management including HACCP, hazard analysis, hazard and risk assessment and management
- Have a basic knowledge of the relationship between food safety management and customer satisfaction and customer food safety requirements
- Understand commonly used food safety management terms and definitions, as used in ISO 22000
- ISO 22000
- Have an understanding of the requirements of ISO 22000, which may be gained by completing an IRCA certified FSMS Foundation training course or equivalent
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