ISO 22000:2018 Food Safety Management System (FSMS) Lead Auditor Course (CQI/IRCA or PECB Approved)


This course will provide the knowledge required to develop necessary expertise for performing a Food Safety Management System (FSMS) audit by applying widely recognized audit principles, procedures and techniques.

Delegates will acquire the knowledge and skills to plan and carry out internal & external audits in compliance with ISO 19011 and ISO/IEC 17021-1 certification process.

This course will help delegates master audit techniques and become competent to manage an audit program, audit team, communication with customers, and conflict resolution.

The learning never stops


  • Understand the operations of a Food Safety Management System (FSMS) based on ISO 22000
  • Acknowledge the correlation between ISO 22000 and other standards and regulatory frameworks
  • Understand an auditor’s role to: plan, lead and follow-up on a management system audit in accordance with ISO 19011
  • Learn how to lead an audit and audit team
  • Learn how to interpret the requirements of ISO 22000 in the context of a FSMS audit
  • Acquire the competencies of an auditor to: plan an audit, lead an audit, draft reports, and follow-up on an audit in compliance with ISO 19011
  • Comprehensive course notes
  • A copy of ISO 22000:201 QMS Standard 
  • Lunches are provided for classroom courses
  • Certificate

Opportunity to become an ISO 22000:2018 FSMS Auditor (Lead or 3rd Party).

Delegates should have attended the ISO 22000:2018 introduction course and should have some experience dealing with ISO 22000:2018 internal auditing.

Delegates who do not possess this knowledge are encouraged to attend our 1 day ISO 22000:2018 FSMS introduction course.

Delegates who successfully pass the Lead Auditor exam  will receive a Lead Auditor  certificate approved by either CQI IRCA or PECB

South Africa, Nigeria, Tanzania, Mozambique Botswana & Namibia

Course Status: Available

Related Courses


ISO 22000:2018 FSMS Introduction Course

ISO 22000:2018 FSMS Implementation Course

ISO 220000:2018 FSMS Internal Auditor Course