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Level 2, 3 & 4 Food Safety, Food Hygiene & Haccp Training & ISO 22000 Training
ISO 22000 Lead Auditor Training (IRCA)

Who Should Attend?
This course satisfies the training requirements for those who wish to register as a food safety system lead auditor with the IRCA.
• Food safety professionals with a responsibility to design implement and manage a quality system that meets the requirements of ISO 22000.
• Food safety auditors who have been looking to enhance their auditing knowledge and skills or looking to achieve formal recognition for the skills and knowledge that they possess.
• Auditors, from any organisation in the food chain, who need to lead audits and audit teams, both in their own organisation and in others, such as suppliers, where there is a requirement to audit food safety management systems against IS0 22000 / FSSC 22000

Previous Experience

Those wishing to attend this course should have:
• Experience of working in the food chain
• An understanding of relevant key food safety legislation, prerequisite programmes, Good Manufacturing Practices and HACCP principles as defined in Codex Alimentarius.

Course Objectives

To 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 22000:2018. The course will also equip delegates with a sound knowledge of the requirements of ISO 22000:2018 and the food safety principles that underpin it.

Course Content

• Food safety management principles
• The management systems approach to managing food safety risks
• The requirements of ISO 22000:2018
• The processes and techniques involved in planning, conducting & reporting audits on an entire food safety management system

What Are The Benefits?

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

In-House Courses

Offering better value for money, they can be designed to closely match your specific requirements.
Offering better value for money, they can be designed to closely match your specific requirements. We can hold courses for food companies throughout the food chain at a location or country of your choice.


Delegates successfully completing the course including examination will be awarded an IRCA registered certificate.

Previous Delegates

Previous delegates have included technical managers from the food industry, environmental health practitioners, veterinarians, catering managers, HSSE staff from the oil and gas industry, independent consultants, auditors who wish to extend their scope into ISO 22000 or just improve their food safety audit skills and knowledge, staff from the armed forces and certification bodies.

Sunderland: 11 - 15 February | 17-21 June
Milton Keynes: 01 - 05 April | 07 - 11 October

£1,550 + VAT

Internal Food Safety Auditor Training is also available.

If you need help or technical support to achieve ISO 22000, Call or e-mail now