FSSC 22000 Version 5 Auditor/Lead Auditor Training Course

Over five days you’ll gain the knowledge and skills required to plan, conduct, report on and follow up a successful FSSC 22000 version 5 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 and ISO 19011 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 5 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 additional requirements

Who should attend?

Anyone responsible for or associated with their organization’s FSSC 22000 FSMS.

What will I learn?

  • Describe the purpose of an FSMS, FSMS standards, management system audits and third-party certification
  • Explain the role of an auditor to plan, conduct, report and follow up an FSMS audit in accordance with ISO 19011, ISO 22003 and ISO/IEC 17021
  • Plan, conduct, report and follow up an audit of an FSMS to establish conformity (or otherwise) with FSSC 22000 version 5 in accordance with ISO 19011, ISO 17021, ISO/TS 22003

How will I 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
  • Plan, conduct and follow-up auditing activities that add real value
  • Grasp the application of risk-based thinking to products and processes, leadership and process management
  • Access the latest auditor techniques and identify appropriate use
  • Build stakeholder confidence 

What is included?

On completion, you will be awarded an internationally recognized BSI Training Academy certificate.