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FSSC 22000 Rev 4.1 & ISO 22000 Lead Auditor Training Course | CQI, IRCA & FSSC Certified


Course Overview Who is this course for?

We offer a comprehensive, highly interactive five-day Food Safety Management Systems Auditor/Lead Auditor (FSSC 22000 V4.1 and ISO 22000:2018) that teaches Learners the principles, processes, and techniques used for the assessment of and management of Food Safety Hazards; and their significance for FSMS lead auditors.

At this time, FSSC 22000 does not include ISO 22000:2018. This is available as a separate course.

We have unmatched experience in this field that has seen us deliver this training in over 15 countries around the world and to some of the largest organizations in the world.

Kelmac Group are a licensed training provider of the Foundation for Food Safety Certification (FSSC).

Key Course Learning Outcome Why this course is unique?

We focus on consistent interpretation & application the requirements of FSSC 22000 Rev 4.1 & ISO 22000 and the ability to plan, conduct, report and follow up an audit of different Food Safety Management System scenarios to provide Assurance the Food Safety Management System meets the needs of the interested parties.

Course Basics What is essential to know?

  • This is a 5-day (40hr) learning event.
  • Start/Finish Times: 08:00am – 17:30pm (each day) with an earlier finish on the final day at 2pm
  • Prior Learning Requirements: There are important pre-requisites, please review the Course Overview tab below to review these important details.
  • Please note: by registering for this course, each Learner is confirming that they have read and fulfill any relevant prior learning requirements for this course.
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Course Learning TopicsWhat does the course cover?
  • Introduction to Food Safety Management Systems (FSMS)

    • Purpose and benefits of a FSMS
    • Overview of HACCP
    • Food Safety Hazard Controls: CCP, O-PRPs, PRPs
    • Introduction to FSSC 22000 Rev 4.1
    • Industry sector pre-requisite programs
    • ISO 22000:2018 Structure and Terminology
    • ISO 22000:2018 Documentation Requirements
    • ISO 22000:2018 Key Changes**
    • FSSC 22000 Rev 4.1 - Food Fraud and Food Defence
    • FSSC 22000 Rev 4.1 - Other specific requirements
    • Overview of variant FSSC 22000 Schemes

    Introduction to FSMS Auditing

    • Types of Management System Audits
    • ISO 19011:2018 Audit Terminology
    • ISO 19011:2018 Audit Principles** & CQI and IRCA Code of Conduct
    • ISO 19011:2018 Audit Lifecycle**
    • Appointment of Lead Auditor and Audit Team
    • Audit Team and Auditee duties and responsibilities
    • ISO 19011:2018 Desired Auditor Behaviours
    • ISO 19011:2018 Audit Program Management**
    • Conformity Assessment Standards
  • Initiation and Preparation for the Onsite Audit

    • Initiating & Preparing for the Audit
    • Establish contact with the auditee**
    • Audit scope, criteria, objectives
    • Audit Feasibility**
    • Audit working documents
    • Document review prior to onsite audit
    • Development of audit plan and audit checklists

    Conducting the Onsite Audit

    • Opening Meeting including Role Play
    • Gathering Evidence
    • Five Core Audit Methods**
    • Audit Sampling**
    • Management of the audit team
    • Communication throughout the audit
    • Handling Auditee Reactions**
    • Live Simulated Audit of a documented FSMS

    Audit Reporting

    • FSSC 22000 V4.1 Audit Finding Grading
    • FSSC 22000 V4.1 Audit Report & Conclusion
  • Final Audit Team and Closing/Exit Meeting

    • Final Audit Team Meeting**
    • Closing/Exit Meeting
    • FSSC 22000 V4.1 Audit Follow Up including Evaluation of Corrective Actions

**Kelmac Group proven added value as this material is not covered by the CQI & IRCA or FSSC specifications

Course Certification CQI, IRCA & FSSC 22000 Certified

This course is fully recognized by CQI & IRCA. Kelmac Group is both a CQI and IRCA Certified Training Provider for this course (1981).

Kelmac Group® is also a licensed training provider, recognized by the Foundation for Food Safety Certification (FSSC). Our course offers dual approval.

 

Are There Any Course Pre-Requisites?

Before starting this course, each Learner is expected to have the following prior knowledge:

Food Safety Management Principles & Concepts:

  • Implementing or operating a management system within a food sector context. This includes private schemes such as FSSC, GLOBALGAP, BRC and/or other schemes which include management system components.
  • Relevant key food safety legislation (this may be specific to students’ food industry context and location).
  • Knowledge of prerequisite programmes as specified in ISO/TS 22002-1.
  • Good Practice guides for Agriculture (GAP), Veterinary (GVP), Manufacturing (GMP), Hygiene (GHP), Production (GPP), Distribution (GDP) and/or Trading (GTP) depending on the segment of the food chain in which the student operates.
  • The principles of HACCP as defined by the Codex Alimentarius Commission. 

ISO 22000:2018

  • Requirements of ISO 22000 and the commonly used food safety management terms and definitions as given in ISO 22000.

Each learner will be required to have their own copy of ISO 22000:2018, ISO 22002-1:2009 + FSSC 22000 Rev 4.1 for use during the training

Please note: by registering for this course, each Learner is confirming that they have read and fulfill any relevant prior learning requirements for this course.

How Will I Be Assessed?

The learner is assessed during the on-site class 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.

Post the on-site class. There is a written auditor examination at the end of the on-site class. The written auditor examination is based on FSMS, or ISO 22000. The written examination is closed book; however, the learner is required to have a hard-copy version of the relevant management system standard (ISO 22000) for class use. The minimum pass rate for the written auditor examination is 70%.

Who Should Attend?
  • Individuals interested in conducting second- or third-party audits of FSSC 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
Our Course vs. Our CompetitorsWhy is our course the best? Just some examples explained of how our course goes further

Working with a Case Study: Almost Full Documented FSMSWhy is this important?

 

Each Learner will audit the almost full documented FSMS from the unique Kelmac Group assurance perspective. The Kelmac Group assurance perspective is unique as we audit like many professional financial audit practices where the focus is on providing top management with the quality of insight to make decisions and actions aimed at improving performance of the organization.

Our almost fully documented Dairy [Milk Processing] FSMS includes a Food Safety Policy Manual; 13 SIPOC processes [Value chain, Support and Management]; 19 procedures; a Dairy Milk Processing HACCP System, the organization’s statutory and regulatory and other legal obligations register, the organization’s emergency preparedness and response plan, food defense plan, the organization’s risk register, and related documented FSMS templates and records. The comprehensive case study truly places Kelmac Group at the top of the market.

 

This course is CQI, IRCA & FSSC CertifiedWhat does this mean?

 

Our course offers recognized by CQI and IRCA plus FSSC meaning our learners will receive a certificate recognized by CQI and IRCA & FSSC 22000 including logos appearing.

 Kelmac Group has been an IRCA Certified Training Provider for this course since 2005 and in 2018, we decided to also become a licensed training provider, recognized by the Foundation for Food Safety Certification (FSSC).

This offers extra added value to our customers!

  • Abdulaziz Algaraawi Attended this course in April 2019

    Yaser is a knowledge instructor. He always accepts questions and challenges.

    Abdulaziz Algaraawi | Attended this course in April 2019

  • Mahesh Venkatareddy Attended this course in April 2019

    Training course was exceptional

    Mahesh Venkatareddy | Attended this course in April 2019

  • Mani Mareeswaran Attended this course in April 2019

    Very useful course for food safety auditors to calibrate the skills

    Mani Mareeswaran | Attended this course in April 2019

  • Mukesh Chhipa Attended this course in April 2019

    Good course.

    Mukesh Chhipa | Attended this course in April 2019

  • Mukesh Chhipa Attended this course in April 2019

    Good course.

    Mukesh Chhipa | Attended this course in April 2019

  • Mukesh Chhipa Attended this course in April 2019

    Good course.

    Mukesh Chhipa | Attended this course in April 2019

  • Mukesh Chhipa Attended this course in April 2019

    Good course.

    Mukesh Chhipa | Attended this course in April 2019

  • Mukesh Chhipa Attended this course in April 2019

    Good course.

    Mukesh Chhipa | Attended this course in April 2019

  • Mukesh Chhipa Attended this course in April 2019

    Good course.

    Mukesh Chhipa | Attended this course in April 2019

  • Prabath I. Meepe Gamage Attended this course in April 2019

    Well structured course

    Prabath I. Meepe Gamage | Attended this course in April 2019

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Course Summary
Course Summary
Course type : Classroom
Course Duration : 40 hours
Certification    view more : CQI and IRCA (1981),FSSC (1981)
Continuing Education : units
Are There Any Course Pre-Requisites?

Before starting this course, each Learner is expected to have the following prior knowledge:

Food Safety Management Principles & Concepts:

  • Implementing or operating a management system within a food sector context. This includes private schemes such as FSSC, GLOBALGAP, BRC and/or other schemes which include management system components.
  • Relevant key food safety legislation (this may be specific to students’ food industry context and location).
  • Knowledge of prerequisite programmes as specified in ISO/TS 22002-1.
  • Good Practice guides for Agriculture (GAP), Veterinary (GVP), Manufacturing (GMP), Hygiene (GHP), Production (GPP), Distribution (GDP) and/or Trading (GTP) depending on the segment of the food chain in which the student operates.
  • The principles of HACCP as defined by the Codex Alimentarius Commission. 

ISO 22000:2018

  • Requirements of ISO 22000 and the commonly used food safety management terms and definitions as given in ISO 22000.

Each learner will be required to have their own copy of ISO 22000:2018, ISO 22002-1:2009 + FSSC 22000 Rev 4.1 for use during the training

Please note: by registering for this course, each Learner is confirming that they have read and fulfill any relevant prior learning requirements for this course.

How Will I Be Assessed?

The learner is assessed during the on-site class 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.

Post the on-site class. There is a written auditor examination at the end of the on-site class. The written auditor examination is based on FSMS, or ISO 22000. The written examination is closed book; however, the learner is required to have a hard-copy version of the relevant management system standard (ISO 22000) for class use. The minimum pass rate for the written auditor examination is 70%.

Who Should Attend?
  • Individuals interested in conducting second- or third-party audits of FSSC 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
58 Reviews

Abdulaziz Algaraawi

Attended this course in April 2019

 

Yaser is a knowledge instructor. He always accepts questions and challenges.

Mahesh Venkatareddy

Attended this course in April 2019

 

Training course was exceptional

Mani Mareeswaran

Attended this course in April 2019

 

Very useful course for food safety auditors to calibrate the skills

Mukesh Chhipa

Attended this course in April 2019

 

Good course.

Mukesh Chhipa

Attended this course in April 2019

 

Good course.

Mukesh Chhipa

Attended this course in April 2019

 

Good course.

Mukesh Chhipa

Attended this course in April 2019

 

Good course.

Mukesh Chhipa

Attended this course in April 2019

 

Good course.

Mukesh Chhipa

Attended this course in April 2019

 

Good course.

Prabath I. Meepe Gamage

Attended this course in April 2019

 

Well structured course

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