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VIRTUAL[VILT] FSSC 22000 Rev 5.1 & ISO 22000:2018 Lead Auditor Training Course | CQI-IRCA & FSSC 22000 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 V5.1 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.

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Key Course Learning Outcome Why this course is unique?

We focus on consistent interpretation & application the requirements of FSSC 22000 Rev 5.1 & 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.

Upcoming Dates and Locations

Please Contact Us if you need additional information or if you don't see a date that works for you. To register by phone, call +353.61.491224.

Early Bird Discounting Available:

Register & Pay 90 days in advance and save €100.00

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Start Date Location Cost Days Public Course Onsite
22nd Nov 2021

Virtual, 08:00:00 to 17:30:00 GMT

€1,495.00 €1,445.00*
( + €35.00 IRCA Certification Fee )
5 Days

* Earlybird discount, Terms & Conditions Apply

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 5.1
    • Industry sector pre-requisite programs
    • ISO 22000:2018 Structure and Terminology
    • ISO 22000:2018 Documentation Requirements
    • ISO 22000:2018 Key Changes**
    • FSSC 22000 Rev 5.1 - Food Fraud and Food Defence
    • FSSC 22000 Rev 5.1 - 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
    • 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, Feasibility, working documents
    • Document review prior to an 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 V5.1 Audit Finding Grading
    • FSSC 22000 V5.1 Audit Report & Conclusion

    Final Audit Team and Closing/Exit Meeting

    • Final Audit Team Meeting**
    • Closing/Exit Meeting
    • FSSC 22000 V5.1 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 Certified

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

 

 

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 FSMS Why 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!

  • Abdallah Alessa Attended this course in March 2021

    I would say with Mr. Yasir Nazer go ahead with zero doubt you will enjoy every single minute and you will come out with a huge knowledge

    Abdallah Alessa | Attended this course in March 2021

  • Abdulaziz AlHawamdah Attended this course in October 2019

    * Pre-course reading * Vide knowledge about the ISO22000:2018 standard so training can be much focused on auditing of the FSMS and practically share resolutions

    Abdulaziz AlHawamdah | Attended this course in October 2019

  • Ibrahim M. Al-Amer Attended this course in March 2021

    Try the course is really fen

    Ibrahim M. Al-Amer | Attended this course in March 2021

  • Ibrahim s. Alsweed Attended this course in March 2021

    Amazing experience, material were very good and the instructor is very strong and you will not feel the time

    Ibrahim s. Alsweed | Attended this course in March 2021

  • Lexter Cruz Attended this course in March 2021

    Thank you for the well organized training course starting from the planning, content of the training materials and the excellent delivery of training from Mr. Yasir Nasir. Wholeheartedly thank you for challenging our level of knowledge and stretching our auditing ability during the whole training course.

    Lexter Cruz | Attended this course in March 2021

  • Nikko Martin M. Medes Attended this course in March 2021

    The training is absolutely challenging. The trainer doesn’t let others to be left out. Always he encouraged all delegates to participate and to absorb what he is teaching.

    Nikko Martin M. Medes | Attended this course in March 2021

  • Wajdi Kordab Attended this course in October 2019

    The learning process was great; the training material, the instructor, the interaction between the attendees and the knowledge I got by the end of the course are priceless. KELMAC has done a fantastic job setting up this course and I would strongly recommend the whole package I had to anyone looking to complete this training course

    Wajdi Kordab | Attended this course in October 2019

  • Zeyad T. Sadideen Attended this course in March 2021

    This was a good course. glad i took it

    Zeyad T. Sadideen | Attended this course in March 2021

  • Abdullah Almasoud Attended this course in October 2019

    the training is very helpful just make sure to read the stander carefully to understand the course very easy

    Abdullah Almasoud | Attended this course in October 2019

  • Noushad Thanduparakkal Attended this course in October 2019

    This is the excellent training those who working especially food manufacturing filed and must have it their future growth

    Noushad Thanduparakkal | Attended this course in October 2019


Basic Course Requirements

  • The Kelmac Group® is known for our in-person classrom and hands-on activities, and we use an extensive toolbox to foster similar engagement and attention in our virtual classes. Our Consultant-Trainer and learners interact in real time via our flexible, online learning platform, resulting in an engaging and real-class environment. This is an ideal alternative to the typical classroom setting for professionals who are unable to travel or who just prefer the convenience of attending a class without having to leave their own personal environment.
  • This class is delivered over five consecutive days, 08:00 to 17:30, Monday to Friday
  • Kelmac Group’s® virtual instructor-led training (VILT) is a live web-based learning experience where the Consultant-Trainer and learners are in separate locations.
  • Kelmac Group’s® VILT technology platform is designed to ensure similar interaction as a traditional in-person classroom experience and allows for 2-way dialogue, break-out sessions for engaging workshops and hands-on exercises, and group work using virtual breakout rooms. This provides for an engaging learning experience in which learners can connect with the content and interact with both the Consultant-Trainer and other learners.
  • The learning objectives and topics covered during the VILT are the same as the corresponding in-person version of the class. That said, to accommodate a virtual setting, the pace at which the VILT is delivered, and the structure of class workshops and exercises, is modified to support engagement in a virtual format. Virtual class participants receive eBooks instead of printed materials.
  • All VILT classes are taught by the same, experienced team of Consultant-Trainers you’ve come to expect from the Kelmac Group®. Our team of VILT Consultant-Trainers are trained in virtual facilitation - ensuring a lively, interactive learning experience.
  • How do I need to participate in a VILT class. First and foremost, your enthusiasm. In addition, course learners are required to have their own PC or laptop with a high-speed internet connection. We recommend a headset with microphone, video capability, and the ability to participate in the training from a private, quiet setting. If possible, have two monitors; one for the virtual classroom and the other for viewing training materials. Dual monitors may be helpful but are not required

Virtual Training Technology Requirements

To participate in the virtual training sessions, you will need:

  • Use the latest version laptop or desktop computer. The laptop or desktop computer should not be in use for more than 4 years. (Note: A tablet or mobile device is not suitable for this training).
  • HD Webcam – Built-in or USB plug-in
  • Speakers and a microphone – Built-in or USB plug-in. We highly recommend a headset if you have this available for optimal audio quality
  • Internet connection – Minimum of 2.5Mbps download, 3.0 Mbps upload
  • Two display monitors are highly recommended
    • One for joining the virtual classroom and, if applicable, viewing digital eCourse documentation
    • The other for completing class exercises/assignments

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Course Summary
Course Summary
Course type : Classroom
Course Duration : 40 hours
Certification    view more : CQI and IRCA (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
74 Reviews

Abdallah Alessa

Attended this course in March 2021

 

I would say with Mr. Yasir Nazer go ahead with zero doubt you will enjoy every single minute and you will come out with a huge knowledge

Abdulaziz AlHawamdah

Attended this course in October 2019

 

* Pre-course reading * Vide knowledge about the ISO22000:2018 standard so training can be much focused on auditing of the FSMS and practically share resolutions

Ibrahim M. Al-Amer

Attended this course in March 2021

 

Try the course is really fen

Ibrahim s. Alsweed

Attended this course in March 2021

 

Amazing experience, material were very good and the instructor is very strong and you will not feel the time

Lexter Cruz

Attended this course in March 2021

 

Thank you for the well organized training course starting from the planning, content of the training materials and the excellent delivery of training from Mr. Yasir Nasir. Wholeheartedly thank you for challenging our level of knowledge and stretching our auditing ability during the whole training course.

Nikko Martin M. Medes

Attended this course in March 2021

 

The training is absolutely challenging. The trainer doesn’t let others to be left out. Always he encouraged all delegates to participate and to absorb what he is teaching.

Wajdi Kordab

Attended this course in October 2019

 

The learning process was great; the training material, the instructor, the interaction between the attendees and the knowledge I got by the end of the course are priceless. KELMAC has done a fantastic job setting up this course and I would strongly recommend the whole package I had to anyone looking to complete this training course

Zeyad T. Sadideen

Attended this course in March 2021

 

This was a good course. glad i took it

Abdullah Almasoud

Attended this course in October 2019

 

the training is very helpful just make sure to read the stander carefully to understand the course very easy

Noushad Thanduparakkal

Attended this course in October 2019

 

This is the excellent training those who working especially food manufacturing filed and must have it their future growth

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