IRCA ISO 22000 Lead Auditor - In-house Training

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5 days
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Course description

Food Safety - ISO 22000:2005 Lead Auditor Course - 5-day training course

This Food Safety - ISO 22000:2005 Lead Auditor Course has been developed in response to the demand for trained and competent ISO 22000:2005 auditors. The intensive, challenging and highly interactive CQI and IRCA Certified training programme is for those people who require an in-depth understanding of the international Food Safety Management System Standard (FSMS) ISO 22000:2005, and the range of auditing techniques and protocols associated with a lead auditor role in the food sector.

The course is designed not only to help you perform food safety audits, but also to develop delegates' wider understanding of food safety management systems design and implementation. It will help them understand how HACCP can be embedded into the food safety management system of an organisation. 

This course can be attended on one of IQMS' listed open course dates or arranged in-house at your location of choice.

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Suitability - Who should attend?

This Food Safety - ISO 22000:2005 Lead Auditor Course fulfils the training requirements necessary for those looking to register as food safety system lead auditors with the IRCA.

It is suitable for Food Safety professionals with a responsibility to design implement and manage a quality system that meets the requirements of ISO 22000, as well as Food Safety auditors needing to enhance their auditing knowledge and skills or looking to achieve formal recognition for the skills and knowledge that they possess.

This course will enable those attending to lead an audit team whose objective it is to audit the food safety management system of an organisation against the requirements of ISO 22000:2005. The course will also equip delegates with a sound knowledge of the requirements of ISO 22000:2005 and the food safety principles that underpin it.


Candidates should have experience of working in the food chain, and core understanding of: relevant key food safety legislation, prerequisite programmes, Good Manufacturing Practices and HACCP principles as defined in Codex Alimentarius.

    Outcome / Qualification etc.

    On successful completion of this course, including examination, delegateswill be awarded an CQI and IRCA Certified certificate.

    Successful completion of this course and the achievement of the 70% pass mark will satisfy the formal training requirements for those wishing to register as an Auditor, Lead Auditor or Principal Auditor with the IRCA under the food safety auditor scheme.

    Training Course Content

    This course covers the following topics:

    • Food safety management principles
    • The management systems approach to managing food safety risks
    • The requirements of ISO 22000:2005
    • The processes and techniques involved in planning, conducting & reporting audits on an entire food safety management system

    Why choose IQMS

    Founded in 1990

    Special offers & multiple delegate discounts

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    The cost of this course is £1,550 + VAT, inclusive of lunch and refreshments throughout the duration of the training.

    In-House Training

    IQMS can also deliver this course in-house to match your specific requirements.

    About provider

    IQMS - Professional training courses in auditing and quality management systems

    Public and In-House Quality Management & Auditor Training Courses

    IQMS has been specialising in the delivery of consultancy services, management systems training and auditor training courses for two decades. Throughout the years, the course training provider has expanded to deliver their public and in-house training programmes to many parts of...

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