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ISO 22000 Lead Auditor

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ISO 22000 Lead Auditor
Nov 7-11, 2016
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Guelph, ON Oct 17, 2016 Regular: $2,145.00 CAD
  Early Bird: $2,040.00 CAD
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Required Prerequisites:

Understanding the Requirements of FSSC 22000 (ISO 22000 and ISO/TS 22002-1)

HACCP II: Developing Your HACCP Plans

  • This five-day intensive course enables participants to develop the necessary expertise to audit a Food Safety Management System (FSMS) and to manage a team of auditors by applying widely recognized audit principles, procedures and techniques. During this training, the participant will acquire the necessary knowledge and skills to proficiently plan and perform internal and external audits in compliance with ISO 19011 the certification process according to ISO 17021. Based on practical exercises, the participant will develop the skills (mastering audit techniques) and competencies (managing audit teams and audit program, communicating with customers, conflict resolution, etc.) necessary to efficiently conduct an audit. At the end of this training program you will:

    • Acquire the expertise to perform an ISO 22000 internal audit following ISO 19011 guidelines
    • Acquire the expertise to perform an ISO 22000 certification audit following ISO 19011 guidelines and ISO 17021 specifications
    • Acquire the necessary expertise to manage a FSMS audit team
    • Understand the operation of a complying ISO 22000 conformant Food Safety Management System
    • Understand the relationship between a Food Safety Management System, including controls and compliance with the requirements of different organization's stakeholders
    • Improve the ability to analyze the internal and external environment of an organization, risk assessment and audit decision-making in the context of a FSMS

    This training is based on both theory and practice:

    • Sessions of lectures illustrated with examples based on real cases
    • Practical exercises based on a full case study including role playing and oral presentations
    • Review exercises to assist the exam preparation
    • Practice test similar to the certification exam

    Examination and Certification

    • The "Certified ISO 22000 Lead Auditor" exam fully meets the requirements of the PECB Examination and Certification Program (ECP). The exam covers the following competence domains:
    • Domain 1: Fundamental principles and concepts of food safety
    • Domain 2: Food Safety Management System (FSMS)
    • Domain 3: Fundamental Audit Concepts and Principles
    • Domain 4: Preparation of an ISO 22000 audit
    • Domain 5: Conducting of an ISO 22000 audit
    • Domain 6: Closing an ISO 22000 audit
    • Domain 7: Managing an ISO 22000 audit program
    • The "Certified ISO 22000 Lead Auditor" exam is available in different languages (the complete list of languages can be found in the examination application form)
    • Duration: 3 hours
    • For more information about the exam, refer to PECB section on ISO 22000 Lead Auditor Exam, Click here.
    • After successfully completing the exam, participants can apply for the credentials of Certified ISO 22000 Provisional Auditor, Certified ISO 22000 Auditor or Certified ISO 22000 Lead Auditor depending on their level of experience. The requirements for certification are explained in detail in PECB certification section.
    • A certificate will be issued to participants who successfully pass the exam and comply with all the other requirements related to the selected credential 
    • Please be aware that once you have registered, we may be required to share your contact information with PECB for certificates and other administrative requirements. 

Who Should Attend?

  1. Auditors
  2. Facilities Managers
  3. Food Safety and Quality Consultants
  4. Food Safety Personnel
  5. Global Food Safety Coordinators & Managers
  6. HACCP Coordinators
  7. HACCP Team Members
  8. Inspectors
  9. Plant Managers and Supervisors
  10. Public Health Inspectors
  11. QA/QC Managers, Technicians & Supervisors
  12. Quality Auditors
  13. Quality Systems Coordinators
  14. Regulatory Authorities, Managers & Personnel
  15. Supply Chain Managers
  16. Training Personnel

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The following recognition will be awarded for participation in this course.

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Logistics & Lunch

Lunch is from 12:00pm to 1:00pm and is on your own.

Cancellation Policy:

Substitutions (in writing) are welcome anytime, but please notify us as soon as possible.

Early Cancellations (more than two weeks prior to the course date):
A refund will be issued for the registration fee paid, less a 25% processing charge.

Late cancellations (less than two weeks prior to the course date):
Refunds cannot be issued for late cancellations.

Program cancellation: GFTC reserves the right to cancel or postpone a program due to unforeseen circumstances. Should this occur, you will be notified as soon as possible. All efforts will be made to notify participants at minimum two weeks before the scheduled event. If GFTC cancels a course, your entire registration fee will be refunded.

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