FSSC 22000 Ver. 5 Lead Auditor Training Course

Course Objectives

The essential objective of this course is to provide knowledge and skills required to perform first, second and third party audits of food safety management systems (FSMS) against FSSC 22000 Version 5.1, in accordance with ISO 19011 (and ISO 22003) within the organization.

Course Features

The course uses a mixture of taught sessions, discussions and practical exercises to achieve its aims over a period of 5 Days. The practical exercises are based upon a fictional company and have been carefully designed to focus upon issues that commonly arise during FSSC audits. These exercises also help in providing a significant amount of awareness to the group of people in the organization by way of participating in individual/group exercises as well as experience sharing.

Who should attend ?
  • Anyone with the need to audit an organization’s FSMS.
  • Delegates who wish to implement food safety management system based on FSSC 22000 VERSION 5.1  in their organization.
  • Delegates who will be required to have the working knowledge essential to motivate the team implementing the food safety management system.
  • Delegates who wish to pursue a Career in Third Party Certification.
Course Contents
  • Food Safety Issues
  • Food safety Management Systems overview.
  •  Specifications related to Pre-requisite programmes
  •  What to look for in Food safety Management System.
  •  Audit Techniques.
  •  Auditing specific requirements of ISO/TS 22002-1 & FSSC Additional Requirements (in accordance with FSSC 22000 V 5.1).
  • Accreditation Issues.
  • Practical Exercises and Feedback.

There is a two-hour examination at the end of this course. Electronic devices, including laptops and mobile phones, are not permitted into the examination room. Delegates will also be assessed on the basis of their progress throughout the exercises. Delegates who successfully complete both the examination and the continuous assessment will be awarded a certificate of Successful Completion and will satisfy the formal training requirements for CQI-IRCA FSMS Auditor Certification scheme.


5 Days