FSSC 22000 Scheme Version 5.1 Auditor / Lead Auditor Course

Delivered by TUV CYPRUS - Approved Training Course by the FSSC 22000 Foundation



5-Days - EDT

Day 1: 10:00am to 7:15pm

Day 2: 10:00am to 7:15pm

Day 3: 10:00am to 7:15pm

Day 4: 10:00am to 7:15pm

Day 5: 10:00am to 5:15pm


$2,295.00 USD


The attendee will receive Certificate of Successful Completion after successfully completing the course


Course Overview

FSSC 22000 Version 5.1 is a Food Safety System Certification Scheme in accordance with the requirements of ISO 22000:2018 standard, the prerequisite programs as defined in the relevant technical standards of the ISO/TS 22002 series, and the additional requirements of the FSSC 22000 Scheme.

The purpose of the FSSC 22000 Scheme is to ensure that it consistently meets international requirements leading to certification that in turn ensure the provision of safe food products to consumers worldwide.  The objectives of the FSSC 22000 Scheme include the control and reduction of any security risk related to finished food products delivered to the next stage of the food chain and the creation and maintenance of an accurate and reliable Register of Certified Organizations that have proven to comply with its requirements.

The added value for a certified organization in the food chain relies on the supervision of the FSSC 22000 holder to ensure that the integrity of the entire certification process complies with the requirements of the FSSC 22000 Scheme that is recognized by the private organization Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI).

TÜV CYPRUS, as part of its commitment in providing high quality training services to its partners, organizes this five-day FSSC 22000 Auditor / Lead Auditor training course for attendees who wish to gain in-depth knowledge on the FSSC 22000 Scheme Version 5.1., the auditing guidelines, techniques and auditor skills, roles and responsibilities.

Course Content

The purpose of this training course is to provide thorough and in-depth training of attendees in the requirements, techniques and practical application of food safety management systems (FSMS) third-party audits, in accordance with the basic principles and requirements of FSSC 22000 Scheme. Attendees are trained in the general auditing guidelines and techniques, and the audit process, which includes the design, planning, conduct, documentation, audit reporting, management of audit findings and implementation and follow up of corrective actions.

Who should attend?

  • External quality/food safety auditors
  • Internal quality/food safety auditors
  • Managerial, supervisory and technical staff across the food chain
  • Food safety team members
  • FSMS business consultants
  • Any attendee who wishes to gain or enhance knowledge on the FSSC 22000 certification scheme, the general auditing guidelines and techniques, and the audit process and learn or improve their auditing skills


The attendee shall have a basic knowledge of food industry

Learning Outcomes

Attendees will achieve the following learning outcomes after completing the course:

  • Understanding of the implementation of the basic principles and requirements of FSSC 22000 Scheme Version 5.1
  • Understanding of an auditor’s characteristics, his/her roles and responsibilities with basic skills
  • Understanding of the techniques, tools and basic principles of planning, conducting and reporting third-party audits, monitoring their results and managing non-conformities
  • Gain experience in the certification process and audit duration calculation through group exercises and case studies
  • Distinguish between audit types and multi-site organisations, and learn about their key features
  • Meet the training requirements for professional development in external FSMS auditing
  • Be familiarized with the FSSC 22000 Portal and how to upload the audit report and relative audit documentation, including managing the corrective actions
  • Gain basic knowledge on the history, philosophy, mission and vision of the FSSC 22000 Scheme
  • Be able to explain the purpose of FSMS, food safety standards, management system audit and third-party certification, and the business benefits of improved FSMS performance
  • Acquire recognized professional qualification by receiving the Certificate of Successful Completion of the training course