FSSC 22000

AWARENESS TRAINING

FOOD SAFETY SYSTEM INTERNAL AUDITOR TRAINING

FOOD SAFETY MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS AUDITOR/LEAD AUDITOR TRAINING

FSSC 22000 – AWARENESS TRAINING

This training has been designed to help you understand the requirements the Food Safety Management (FSM) standard FSSC 22000.
The Foundation for Food Safety Certification, supported by the Confederation of the Food and Drink Industries of the European Union (CIAA), has taken ownership of this new certification scheme and it is now benchmarked and recognized by the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI).

With the globalization of food production and procurement, food chains are becoming longer and more complex and subsequently we find an increased risk of food safety incidents. This training is relevant if you are involved in FSM of food manufacturers that process or manufacture animal products, perishable vegetal products, products with a long shelf life and (other) food ingredients like additives, vitamins and bio-cultures.

The training provides you with an overview of the purpose and requirements of FSSC 22000 and ISO/TS 22002-1, and how applying these can improve your business methods. By the completion of the training you will be able to describe the purpose of a Food Safety Management System (FSMS). You will also be able to explain the purpose, requirements and the certification process and how it aids the continual improvement of the FSMS.

The training comprises lecture and workshop exercises.

Course Duration

01 Day

FSSC 22000 FOOD SAFETY SYSTEM INTERNAL AUDITOR TRAINING

This training provides participants with the knowledge and skills needed to perform internal audits on food safety management systems (FSMS) and to contribute to their continual improvement.

Participants are expected to have knowledge of food safety management systems and FSSC 22000 before attending this training. The background knowledge is provided on the Food Safety Management Systems Awareness Training.

On training completion you will be able to:

  • Describe the responsibilities of an internal auditor and describe the role of internal audit in the maintenance and improvement of management systems, in accordance with FSSC 22000 and ISO 19011
  • Explain the purpose and structure of FSSC 22000 and ISO/TS 22002-1
  • Explain the principles, process and selected techniques used for the assignment and management of FSMS aspects and impacts, including the significance of these for FSMS auditors
  • Plan and prepare for an internal audit, gather audit evidence through observation, interview and sampling of documents and records
  • Write factual audit reports that help to improve the effectiveness of the management system
  • Suggest ways in which the effectiveness of corrective action might be verified

The training comprises presentations, workshops and role-play exercises.

Course Duration

03 Days

FSSC 22000 FOOD SAFETY MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS AUDITOR/LEAD AUDITOR TRAINING

This EPIC course provides participants with a comprehensive understanding of food safety management systems and the auditor’s role in planning, conducting, reporting and following up on food safety management system (FSMS) audits. It includes an overview of the principles, tools and techniques needed to operate and audit an FSMS effectively.

What will you learn?

On completion of this course, you will understand:

  • The purpose and business benefits of an FSMS, auditing and third-party certification
  • The requirements of FSSC 22000 in the context of an FSMS audit
  • The auditor’s role in planning, conducting, reporting and following up on FSMS audits in accordance with ISO 19011

Prerequisites

This course is designed for experienced food safety professionals with an understanding of the management systems approach to food safety and the skills required to audit effectively. Participants must have prior knowledge of ISO 22000 or an acceptable equivalent standard as well as knowledge of:

  • The implementation or operation of a management system within a food sector context
  • Relevant key safety legislation
  • ISO 22000 and prerequisite programs as specified in ISO/TS 22002-1
  • Good practice guides for agriculture (GAP), veterinary (GVP), manufacturing (GMP), hygiene (GHP), production (GPP), distribution (GDP) or trading (GTP), as appropriate
  • The principles of HACCP as defined by the Codex Alimentarius commission

Accreditation

We are an FSSC approved Training Provider and an approved International Register of Certified Auditors (IRCA) Training Organization.

Course Duration

05 Days