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FSSC 22000 Lead Auditor Training Course (Food Safety Management Systems)


Learning objectives:The aim of this course is to provide delegates with the knowledge and skills required to perform first, second and third-party audits of food safety management systems against FSSC 22000, in accordance with ISO 19011, ISO 22003 and ISO 17021, as applicable. In detail, the training course will provide technical knowledge and practical skills (exercises and role-play) to become a competent Lead Auditor,


Recommended prior knowledge:

The course has been designed for food safety professionals seeking an understanding of knowledge and skills needed to audit effectively against FSSC 22000. Knowledge about the core elements of management systems, the PDCA-cycle, the principles of FSMS, PRPs, HACCP, national and local FSMS legislation and the requirements of FSSC 22000, gained by e.g. attendance in an FSMS foundation course are essential.


Conditions of participation and payment

Registration must be in writing (e.g. also by fax and email) before the start of the seminar. Applications are recorded in an address file, processed in the order in which they are received, and then confirmed if accepted. Registration is binding for the participant.

It is only possible for the participant to cancel the registration cost-free up to three weeks before the start of the seminar. Cancellation must be in writing. If cancellation is received later or the participant fails to attend or breaks off the seminar prior to completion, we will charge the full amount for the seminar. The relevant date is the date when the cancellation is received at our office. It is possible to name a substitute at any time. Payment of the seminar fee confers entitlement to receive the seminar documents.

The participation fees are net prices. If not stated to the contrary, the current statutory rate of VAT must be added. The participation fee falls due upon receipt of invoice, without any deduction. Please only transfer the stated invoice amount following receipt of invoice, stating the invoice number.

TÜV NORD retains the right to cancel a seminar based on an insufficient number of participants or if reasons for cancellation exist for which TÜV NORD is not responsible (e.g. illness of the trainer, Act of God). The participants are informed immediately in such cases. Any seminar fees that have already been paid are reimbursed; further claims are expressly excluded!


Final provisions

If one or more of the above provisions should be or become invalid, the validity of the remaining conditions shall not be affected. Provision(s) which approach as closely as possible the business or economic objective of the contract and which take due account of the interests of both parties shall replace the ineffective provision(s).

The data required for registration is only transferred to third parties after the currently valid data protection regulations have been taken into consideration.


Group of participants:

All those who require detailed knowledge of FSMS auditing processes are welcome. Management system consultants, relevant levels of management who are involved in FSSC 22000 implementation and maintenance, personnel working with regulatory authorities and all those who require a detailed knowledge of the FSMS audit process. The number of participants is limited to max. 20 people.

Location & Date

  • 2021
    • 28 May-25 Jun 2021
    • 09:00 am - 04:00 pm UAE Time
    • E-learning via Remote Training


  • 2021
    • Per participant
    • USD 649
Fees + VAT as applicable
Tax Registration Number : 100139824100506

Course Outline

  • Providing knowledge about purpose of a food safety management system (FSMS), FSMS standards and business benefits of improved performance
    • Plan, conduct, report and follow up an audit of a FSMS to establish conformity with FSSC 22000, in accordance with ISO 19011 Explain the purpose and

    • differences between 1st, 2nd and 3rd party audits

    • The audit process: determination of audit objectives, identification of appropriate personnel, stage 1 and stage 2 audits, conducting on-site audit activities, including preparation of working documents, conducting meetings, gathering audit evidences, audit reporting and audit follow up – theoretically and with practical role play activities.

    • Auditing FSMS requirements, including external and internal issues, scope of the FSMS, regulatory and legal requirements, verification of the FSMS policy, evaluation of auditee’s arrangements for planning, operational processes, food safety hazard control processes, management review, continual improvement and management commitments

    • Responsibilities of an auditor