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IRCA 2019-A 17356 FSMS 22000 Lead Auditor programme #A17356

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IRCA ISO 22000 (FSMS) Lead Auditor course is designed for those management system specialists seeking third party lead auditor status or internal auditors seeking a more in-depth auditor course. IRCA accredited (#17356).

The International Register of Certificated Auditors (IRCA) is the world's original and largest international auditor certification body. IRCA approved training organizations offer certified training courses based on a wide range of management systems standards and industry sectors. IRCA certified training can help a candidate to demonstrate his/her competence as an auditor and go on to achieve professional recognition as an IRCA certified lead auditor.

As an independent certification body, Bureau Veritas Certification provides a full range of certification and auditing services. Bureau Veritas' goal is to validate the conformity of management systems and processes of all kinds of organizations. We conduct audits against recognized standards, which may include customer specific requirements, in the fields of Quality, Health & Safety, Environment, and Social Responsibility.

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NIST in association with Bureau Veritas launches "IRCA ISO 22000 (FSMS) Lead Auditor Course"

Course Content:

Food safety Management Systems overview

  • Food safety Issues
  • Food safety Management Systems overview
  • What to look for in Food safety Management System.
  • Audit Techniques
  • What to look for in Management Responsibility
  • What to look for in Communication.
  • What to look for in Planning of safe products.
  • What to look for in Updating and Improvement.
  • Accreditation Issues (ISO 17021, ISO 22003)
  • Auditor Competence (ISO 19011, IRCA norms)
  • Practical Exercises and Feedback

Course Benefit:

On successfully completing the course, students will be able to:

  • Understand the ISO 22000 standard
  • Understand food safety management issues
  • Plan an audit against a set of audit criteria
  • Successfully execute and environmental management systems audit
  • Understand the differences between QMS and EMS audits
  • Create clear, concise and relevant audit reports
  • Communicate your report to a client

Interpret the requirements of ISO 22000:2005 in the context of an audit of the organization's FSMS

IRCA FSMS Lead auditor 5 day course will enable the delegates to describe the fundamental purpose of a FSMS as well as the principles, processes and techniques used for the assessment and management of food safety hazards, including the significance of these for FSMS auditors.


A prior knowledge of the requirements of ISO 22000 is required, as a minimum the standard must be read before the course, however not mandatory. Basic English knowledge is mandatory.

Designed for:

Internal auditors, Project managers or consultants, those responsible for the Food safety auditing in an organization



There is a two-hour examination for 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

On succesful completion of the training and assessment requirements, IRCA FSMS Auditor Certificate will be issued by Bureau Veritas.

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