ISO 22000:2018 Lead Auditor

Course Features


This course is registered with CQI/IRCA (Chartered Quality Institute/International Register of Certificated Auditors, London) vide course registration no. 2027 and satisfies part of the formal training requirements for individuals seeking registration under the IRCA FSMS Auditor/Lead Auditor Registration Scheme.


Course Objectives

• To enable delegates gain knowledge & skills required to perform first, second & third party audits of Food Safety Management System against ISO 22000, in accordance with ISO 19011, ISO 22003 and ISO 17021.

• To impart/enhance practical auditing skills to become internationally recognized certified Food Safety Management System Auditor/Lead Auditor.

Who should attend ?

• Food Safety executives/managers

• Management representatives

• Existing internal auditors of FSMS

• FSMS Consultants

• Personnel wishing to make career in FSMS auditing

Course Contents

• FSMS Auditor/Lead Auditor certification & IRCA Registration Scheme

• Concept of food safety

• Food safety management system & its benefits

• Concept of HACCP, Risk & Hazard

• Concept of process approach

• Overview of basic requirements of ISO 22000:2018 & its interpretation,

• Audit definition/types/principles

• ISO 19011 Vs ISO 17021

• Audit Planning & preparation

• Audit Tools & Techniques

• Audit Performance

• Recording & Reporting Non Conformities

• Audit report preparation

• Corrective Action & audit follow-up

• Surveillance audits

• Continuous Assessment exercises & feedback,

• Syndicate & role play exercises & feedback

• Written Examination

Prerequisite/Prior knowledge

The course is designed for experienced food safety professionals. All delegates should have reasonably good understanding on food safety principles & concepts and basic requirements of ISO 22000:2018 & QMS audit process. Knowledge of English is essential.


TUV approved tutor having excellent experience of working in the industry as well extensive FSMS auditing & training experience shall conduct this training.


Certificate of successful completion shall be issued to all the delegates who attend entire duration of the course & pass the written examination. Certificate of attendance shall be issued to those who do not pass the written examination.


5 Days