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FSSC 22000 Version 6 Food Safety Management Systems

Auditor/Lead Auditor Training Course

FSSC 22000 Version 6 Food Safety Management Systems

Level Lead auditor Duration 5 days
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Over five days you’ll gain the knowledge and skills required to plan, conduct, report on and follow up a successful FSSC 22000 version 6 food safety management system audit. Using a step-by-step approach, you’ll be guided through the entire audit process from initiation to follow-up according to best practice techniques.

Whether you’re new to auditing to this standard or upgrading your skills, this course will update you on the latest developments in food safety allowing you to drive the continual improvement of your business. The key principles and practices of effective FSMS audits in line with FSSC 22000, ISO/TS 22003-1:2022, ISO 17021-1:2015 and ISO 19011:2018 Guidelines for auditing management systems will be covered.

You’ll also learn to describe the purpose of an FSSC 22000 audit and satisfy third-party certification, as well as grasp the key principles and practices of effective food safety management system audits in accordance with FSSC 22000 version 6 inclusive of specific audit criteria for:

  • ISO 22000:2018 Food safety management systems - Requirements for any organization in the food chain
  • ISO/TS 22002-1:2009 ‘Prerequisite programmes on food safety, Part 1- Food Manufacturing’
  • FSSC Requirements for Organizations to be Audited, also known as FSSC additional requirements

How will you benefit?

This course will help you:

  • Identify the aims and benefits of an FSSC 22000 audit
  • Identify risks and opportunities related to the objectives of an organization
  • Interpret FSSC 22000 requirements for audit application to determine compliance and non-compliance against scheme requirements.
  • Plan, conduct and follow-up auditing activities to improve your audit performance and prevent recurrence of nonconformities
  • Grasp the application of risk-based thinking to products and processes, leadership and process management
  • Access the latest auditor techniques and effective use of these techniques in a range of audit applications
  • Build stakeholder confidence
  • Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

    • Explain the purpose and components of an FSSC food safety management system, and the business benefits from improved performance of the food safety management system
    • Explain the role of an auditor to plan, conduct, report and follow up a food safety management system audit in accordance with FSSC 22000 and ISO 19011 (and ISO 22003 including ISO 17021-1 as applicable)
    • Plan, conduct, report and follow up an audit of a food safety management system to establish conformity (or otherwise) with FSSC 22000 and in accordance with ISO 19011 (and ISO 22003 including ISO 17021-1 as applicable)
  • Anyone involved in the auditing, maintaining, or supervising of an FSSC 22000 FSMS. This may include staff in operations, technical or quality teams.

    Delegates are expected to have prior knowledge of the FSSC 22000 scheme, ISO 22000:2018 and the ISO 22002 PRPs relevant to their industry sector. If you don’t meet these requirements, it’s not likely you will meet the learning objectives or successfully pass the examination.

    It would also be beneficial to have been involved in, or preferably undertaken, Food Safety Management System, (FSMS) audits before attending this course.

    • Detailed course notes
    • Internationally recognized BSI Training Academy certificate
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