ISO 22000 Lead Auditor Training Overview

ISO 22000 Lead Auditor Training​ Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction to Food Safety

  • Use and Function of Food
  • What is Food Safety?
  • Aim of Food Safety
  • Cost of Poor Food Safety
  • Benefits of Good Food Safety
  • Food Poisoning and Food Diseases
  • Important Principles in Food Hygiene and Safety

Module 2: Food Safety Management System (FSMS)

  • What is FSMS?
  • Determining the Scope of the FSMS
  • FSMS Principles
  • Process Approach
  • Risk-Based Thinking

Module 3: Implementation Plan of an FSMS

  • Planning
  • Creating and Documenting a Food Safety Plan
  • Executing and Evaluating the Plan

Module 4: Implementation of an FSMS

  • International Standard ISO 22000:2005 Food Safety Management System
  • Research Methodology
  • Research Problem and Objectives
  • Methodology Design
  • Development of PRPS, HACCP Sytem and Integration with Standards
  • Ethical Consideration

Module 5: Organisational Planning and Control Clouses of ISO 22000

  • Plan (FSMS)
  • Do (FSMS)
  • Check (FSMS)
  • Act (FSMS)

Module 6: Internal Management System Audit

  • Conduct an Internal Audit of the Functioning of the Organisation and the Activities Having an Impact on Food Safety
  • Evaluate the Overall Performance of the Organisation and Decisions Made to Improve the FSMS 
  • Improve the System

Module 7: Introduction to HACCP

  • Concept of the HACCP System
  • HACCP Methodology

Module 8: Performance Evaluation and Continual Improvement

  • Evaluation of the System at Different Levels
  • Analysis of Audit Results
  • Environmental, Food, and Water Samples

Module 9: Audit Principles

  • International Auditing
  • Audit Market
  • Ethics of Professional Accountants 
  • Understanding the Entity, Risk, Assessment and Materiality

Module 10: Preparation and Inittiation for an ISO 22000 Audit

  • General Requirements
  • Documentation Requirements

Module 11: On-Site Audit Activities

  • Audit Team Preparation Meeting
  • Opening Meeting
  • Orientation Tour
  • Detailed Evaluation
  • Management Interviews
  • Worker Interviews
  • Analysis of Findings
  • Daily Wrap Up Meetings
  • Closing Meetings

Module 12: Closing of the Audit

  • Closing Statement
  • Audit Report
  • Follow Up
  • Closing of Audits at Subscribers of Real Time Information or Service Facilitators

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Who should attend this ISO 22000 Lead Auditor Training Course?

The ISO 22000 Lead Auditor Training Course is ideal for individuals who wish to enhance their skills and knowledge in food safety management systems. This course can benefit a wide range of professionals, including: 

  • Quality Managers 
  • Food Safety Professionals 
  • HSE (Health, Safety, and Environment) Managers 
  • Compliance Officers 
  • Food Industry Consultants 
  • Supply Chain Managers 
  • Food Production Managers 
  • Quality Assurance Professionals 

Prerequisites of the ISO 22000 Lead Auditor Training Course

There are no formal prerequisites for this ISO 22000 Lead Auditor Training Course.

ISO 22000 Lead Auditor Training Course Overview

ISO 22000 Lead Auditor Training provides a comprehensive exploration of food safety management, focusing on the role of Lead Auditors in ensuring compliance with international standards. In the context of increasingly complex global food supply chains, this training is crucial for professionals seeking to lead audits and enhance the effectiveness of food safety management systems.

Knowing ISO 22000 is vital for professionals such as Lead Auditors, Quality Managers, and those involved in the food industry's regulatory compliance. Mastery of this standard is key to conducting successful audits, identifying areas for improvement, and ensuring the robustness of food safety systems. This course is particularly beneficial for professionals responsible for ensuring the highest standards in food safety management within their organisations.

In this 5-days training by the Knowledge Academy, delegates will gain practical skills in leading and managing ISO 22000 audits. Through interactive sessions and case studies, participants will learn the intricacies of auditing processes, risk assessment, and compliance verification. The training equips delegates with the knowledge and confidence to excel in their role as lead auditors, contributing to the continuous improvement of food safety standards.

Course Objectives:

  • To understand the principles and requirements of ISO 22000 from an auditor's perspective
  • To develop skills in planning, conducting, and reporting on food safety management system audits
  • To learn effective techniques for evaluating compliance and identifying non-conformities
  • To grasp the importance of communication and interpersonal skills in auditing
  • To acquire proficiency in risk assessment and its application in the food industry
  • To gain insights into continual improvement and the role of audits in enhancing food safety

Upon completion of this course, delegates will emerge as competent ISO 22000 Lead Auditors, capable of guiding organisations towards compliance, excellence, and continual improvement in food safety management. This expertise not only benefits individual careers but also contributes significantly to the overall safety and integrity of the global food supply chain.<

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What’s included in this ISO 22000 Lead Auditor Training Course?

  • Certified ISO 22000 Lead Auditor Exam
  • World-Class Training Sessions from Experienced Instructors    
  • ISO 22000 Lead Auditor Certificate 
  • Digital Delegate Pack

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ISO 22000 Lead Auditor Exam Information

To achieve the ISO 22000 Lead Auditor Training, candidates will need to sit for an examination. The exam format is as follows: 

  • Question Type: Multiple Choice 
  • Total Questions: 30 
  • Total Marks: 30 Marks 
  • Pass Mark: 50%, or 15/30 Marks 
  • Duration: 40 Minutes 

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ISO 22000 Lead Auditor Training FAQs

ISO 22000 is an internationally recognised standard that specifies the requirements of Food Safety Management Systems (FSMS). It helps individuals to manage the safety of their products and the well-being of their consumers.
We recommend ISO 22000 Foundation or ISO 22000 Internal Auditor for attending this ISO 22000 Lead Auditor Training course.
This ISO 22000 Lead Auditor course is suitable for anyone who wants to implement the Food Safety Management System (FSMS) in an organisation.
Increasing the profits, controlling and eliminating food safety risks, continually improving the processes needed to provide safe food, building customer’s confidence, and promoting international trade are the benefits of ISO 22000 Food Safety Management.
External audits, internal audits, compliance audits, information system audits, financial audits, etc., are the main types of audits.
This ISO 22000 Lead Auditor Training course helps you enhance the knowledge skills required to manage the FSMS audit team effectively. This training also helps individuals build their careers as Consultants, Quality Managers, Auditors, and many more in reputed companies.
In this ISO 22000 Lead Auditor Training, you will gain in-depth knowledge from basics to advanced concepts of FSMS such as FSMS principles, process approach, risk-based thinking, etc. You will learn about the requirements of food safety standards, the HACCP system, the implementation of an FSMS, audit principles, the closing of the audit, on-site audit activities and many more.
The price for ISO 22000 Lead Auditor Training certification in Belgium starts from €2895
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for ISO 22000 Lead Auditor Training.
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