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ISO 22000:2018 Lead Auditor Food Safety Management System

Awarding Body
CQI & IRCA

Learning Method
Classroom

Duration
05 Days / 40 Hrs.

Rewards Points
500 Points

This Certified ISO 22000 Lead Auditor Training is based on assisting and verifying the competencies/capabilities of the Learner to be able to effectively audit a complete FSMS based on ISO 22000:2018 requirements with specific emphasis of 2nd Party auditing [Customer/Supplier audits] and 3rd Party auditing [Certification Bodies].
 
During the delivery, the Learner will complete a Consultant facilitated complete systematic audit of a FSMS.
We focus on consistent interpretation & application the requirements of ISO 22000:2018 and the ability to plan, conduct, report and follow up an audit of a different Food Safety Management System scenarios to provide Assurance the Food Safety Management System meets the needs of the interested parties.
  • This is a 5-day (45hr) learning event.
  • Start/Finish Times: 08:00am – 17:30pm (each day) with an earlier finish on the final day at 2pm.
  • Prior Learning Requirement: Learners are required to be familiar with ISO 22000:2018 Requirements or have completed a recognised FSMS Fundamentals course based on ISO 22000:2018 prior to registering for this course.
Course Introduction
  • The Business/Societal Case for ISO 22000
  • ISO 22000 Structure
  • Purpose and Impact of Annex SL
  • New and Revised Terminology
  • The Relationship between External and Internal Issues, Interested Party Requirements
  • Risks and Opportunities
  • Leadership
  • Effective Communication and Life Cycle Thinking

 

Introduction to Auditing
  • Audit Terminology, Principles, FSMS Audits
  • Auditor Code of Ethics
  • Management of an Audit Program
  • Audit Terminology, Principles, FSMSOHS Audits
  • Audit Life Cycle (On-site & Off-site Audit Activities)
  • Auditor/Auditee Roles, Responsibilities
  • Desired Auditor Behaviors

 

Introduction to FSMS Auditing
  • Aligning the Business Processes and the FSMSOHS Model
  • Process Terminology
  • FSMS Process Models/Methodology & Categories
  • Evaluation of the Effectiveness of a Process
  • Processes and the Application of PDCA and Risk
  • The FSMSOHS Certification Cycle & 3rd Party Certification
  • Special Conformity Audits
Audit Planning
  • Initiating & Preparing for the Audit
  • Audit Trails
  • Purpose and benefits for establishing initial contact and forms of contact
  • Case Study: Document Review
  • Audit Plan
  • Audit Checklist
  • Audit Protocol
  • Opening Meeting
  • Purpose, process and benefit of an Opening Meeting
  • Case Study – Opening Meeting
  • Onsite Activities
  • Lead Auditor Leadership and Supervision
  • Responsibilities of the Lead Auditor
  • Communication throughout the Audit Life Cycle
  • Monitoring Audit Progress
  • Consensus and Resolution Conflicts
  • Lead Auditor Leadership
  • Audit Reporting
  • Audit Follow-Up
  • Auditor/Technical Expert Coaching, Mentoring and Evaluation
  • Collecting and Verifying Information
  • Introduction to Audit Findings
Audit Reporting
  • Audit Findings
  • Case Study: Writing Audit Findings
  • Case Study: Writing the Audit Report
  • Completing the Audit
  • Evaluating Correction & Corrective Action including Root Cause Analysis and Audit Finding Closure
  • Audit Follow Up Strategies
  • Final Audit Team Meeting
  • Closing/Exit Meeting & Role Play

This course is fully recognised by CQI & IRCA (UnderProcessing).

CQI & IRCA Certified Course
The delegate is assessed based on participation and performance throughout the duration of the course. This includes all exercises, role plays, case studies and all other activities during the course. Please note, full attendance is required during the training course.
 
There is a 2 hour written examination at the end of the course. The exam is closed book in that a delegate is entitled to use only their copy of the International Standard (s) in question or dictionary if delivery language is not their native language. The minimum pass rate for the examination is 70%.
  • Individuals interested in conducting second- or third-party audits of ISO 22000 management systems
  • Quality/Food Safety Management Representatives
  • Food Safety Consultants
  • Food Production/Factory Managers
  • Enforcement Officers/Regulatory Inspectors
  • Microbiologists/Food Technologists/Veterinarians
  • HACCP/Food Safety Team Members
  • Line Supervisors
  • Certification Body/Registrar Auditors
  • Individuals who want to become an IRCA Certified Provisional Auditor, Auditor, or Lead Auditor
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Course Pre-Requisite

Learners are required to be familiar with ISO 22000:2018 Requirements or have completed a recognised FSMS Fundamentals course based on ISO 22000:2018 prior to registering for this course.

What's Included

Comprehensive delegate folder and certificates. Public courses include, lunch, refreshments and our Residential option includes accommodation on the intervening nights of a course, plus dinner and breakfast.

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