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FSMS Lead Auditor based on ISO 22000:2018 Training Course | CQI & IRCA Certified


Course Overview Who is this course for?

We offer a comprehensive, highly interactive five-day CQI & IRCA Certified ISO 22000:2018 Lead Auditor Training Course (CQI and IRCA Certification Pending) that teaches students the principles, processes, and techniques used for the assessment of and management of Food Safety Hazards; and their significance for FSMS lead auditors.

Kelmac Group are the oldest IRCA Accredited Training Provider of ISO 22000 Lead Auditor training in the world since 2005. 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.

Key Course Learning Outcome Why this course is unique?

We focus on consistent interpretation & application the requirements of ISO 22000:2018 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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 Where are you looking to attend this training?

We are sorry but there are currently no public training dates available for this course at the moment! If you would like to send us your details, we will contact you when a course becomes available near you. If you have any questions about this course, call +353.61.491224.

 Course Learning TopicsWhat does the course cover?
  • Introduction to Food Safety Management Systems (FSMS)

    • What is an FSMS
    • ISO 22000 Family of Standards
    • Purpose, Benefits & Scope of ISO 22000:2018
    • Structure of ISO 22000:2018**
    • ISO 22000:2018 Terminology
    • Key Concepts underpinning ISO 22000:2018**
    • HACCP**
    • CCP, O-PRPs, PRPs**
    • Industry Sector Pre-Requisite Programs

    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**
    • Audit Team and Auditee Roles
    • 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

    • Audit Finding Reporting
    • Audit Report and Conclusion
  • Final Audit Team and Closing/Exit Meeting

    • Final Audit Team Meeting**
    • Closing/Exit Meeting
    • Audit Follow Up including Evaluation of Corrective Actions

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

Course CertificationCQI and IRCA Certified (1981)

This course has become the first course in the world to be certified by CQI & IRCA in ISO 22000:2018.

 

Are There Any Course Pre-Requisites?

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

Management Systems

  • The Plan, Do, Check, Act (PDCA) cycle
  • The core elements of a management system and the interrelationship between top management responsibility, policy, objectives, planning, implementation, measurement, review and continual improvement

Food Safety Management

  • Principles of food safety management including prerequisite programmes as specified in ISO/TS 22002 (All parts) and HACCP
  • The relationship between food safety management and the provision of safe food products to prevent or minimise adverse effects on human health and the proactive improvement of food safety performance
  • Common examples of relevant national and local FSMS legislation and requirements

ISO 22000

  • Requirements of ISO 22000 and the commonly used food safety management terms and definitions as given in ISO 22000.
  • This knowledge may be gained by completing a CQI and IRCA certified ISO 22000:2018 Foundation training course or acceptable equivalent

Each learner will be required to have their own copy of ISO 22000:2018 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 ISO/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
  • Individuals who want to become an IRCA or Exemplar Global Provisional Auditor, Auditor, or Lead Auditor
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.

 


 


  • Carolyn Moser Attended this course in January 2019

    I enjoyed taking this course, even though it was a tough one. Gerard is an excellent instructor and extremely knowledgeable about pretty much everything!!

    Carolyn Moser | Attended this course in January 2019

  • Thevandriya Balaji Attended this course in December 2018

    Please make a full utilization of the cource. It will help for future carrier.

    Thevandriya Balaji | Attended this course in December 2018

  • Ankur Juneja Attended this course in December 2018

    training content and trainer was good.

    Ankur Juneja | Attended this course in December 2018

  • Arup Malakar Attended this course in December 2018

    This training is very useful in terms of having practical knowledge. I recommend this course for other.

    Arup Malakar | Attended this course in December 2018

  • Deepak Kumar Attended this course in December 2018

    During the training course I learnt the practical knowledge on the standards and basic definitions also cleared to me during this course discussion

    Deepak Kumar | Attended this course in December 2018

  • Iftikhar Ali Attended this course in December 2018

    be prepared for exams in advance. Give more time to Audit book and clauses.

    Iftikhar Ali | Attended this course in December 2018

  • Joel Acosta Attended this course in December 2018

    Notes and references were so organized.

    Joel Acosta | Attended this course in December 2018

  • Sanjeewa Siriwardana Attended this course in December 2018

    As we in QHSE files this FSMS lead auditor training is more applicable to us and having this qualification is more reflect our knowledge and experience. Very useful while conducting internal audit as well.

    Sanjeewa Siriwardana | Attended this course in December 2018

  • Upul Karunarathne Attended this course in December 2018

    Excellent training program which is help to carry forward professional life well.

    Upul Karunarathne | Attended this course in December 2018

  • Tariq Naeem Attended this course in December 2018

    Good Course content, specially integration of ISO 22000: 2018 and FSSC22000

    Tariq Naeem | Attended this course in December 2018

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Course Summary
Course Summary
Course type : Classroom
Course Duration : 45 hours
Certification : IRCA Application Made (A17189)
Continuing Education : units
Are There Any Course Pre-Requisites?

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

Management Systems

  • The Plan, Do, Check, Act (PDCA) cycle
  • The core elements of a management system and the interrelationship between top management responsibility, policy, objectives, planning, implementation, measurement, review and continual improvement

Food Safety Management

  • Principles of food safety management including prerequisite programmes as specified in ISO/TS 22002 (All parts) and HACCP
  • The relationship between food safety management and the provision of safe food products to prevent or minimise adverse effects on human health and the proactive improvement of food safety performance
  • Common examples of relevant national and local FSMS legislation and requirements

ISO 22000

  • Requirements of ISO 22000 and the commonly used food safety management terms and definitions as given in ISO 22000.
  • This knowledge may be gained by completing a CQI and IRCA certified ISO 22000:2018 Foundation training course or acceptable equivalent

Each learner will be required to have their own copy of ISO 22000:2018 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 ISO/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
  • Individuals who want to become an IRCA or Exemplar Global Provisional Auditor, Auditor, or Lead Auditor
32 Reviews

Carolyn Moser

Attended this course in January 2019

 

I enjoyed taking this course, even though it was a tough one. Gerard is an excellent instructor and extremely knowledgeable about pretty much everything!!

Thevandriya Balaji

Attended this course in December 2018

 

Please make a full utilization of the cource. It will help for future carrier.

Ankur Juneja

Attended this course in December 2018

 

training content and trainer was good.

Arup Malakar

Attended this course in December 2018

 

This training is very useful in terms of having practical knowledge. I recommend this course for other.

Deepak Kumar

Attended this course in December 2018

 

During the training course I learnt the practical knowledge on the standards and basic definitions also cleared to me during this course discussion

Iftikhar Ali

Attended this course in December 2018

 

be prepared for exams in advance. Give more time to Audit book and clauses.

Joel Acosta

Attended this course in December 2018

 

Notes and references were so organized.

Sanjeewa Siriwardana

Attended this course in December 2018

 

As we in QHSE files this FSMS lead auditor training is more applicable to us and having this qualification is more reflect our knowledge and experience. Very useful while conducting internal audit as well.

Upul Karunarathne

Attended this course in December 2018

 

Excellent training program which is help to carry forward professional life well.

Tariq Naeem

Attended this course in December 2018

 

Good Course content, specially integration of ISO 22000: 2018 and FSSC22000

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