QESH’s “ISO 22001 Lead Auditor” competency-based course offers a comprehensive understanding of the ISO 22001 standard and effective internal audit practices in line with ISO 19011:2018. Our experienced instructors provide detailed insights into ISO 22000 clauses, guiding participants through the audit process from program management to result reporting, while ensuring they stay updated with the latest developments of the new 19011 standard.

As a global certified training provider, QESH offers modules for the ISO 22001 Internal Auditor course, granting attendees a Certificate of Attainment for knowledge competency units in Food Safety Management Systems and Management Systems Auditing.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand FSMS definitions, concepts, and guidelines.
  • Explain the importance of FSMS to organizations.
  • Grasp the key concepts and structure of the ISO 22000:2018 standard.
  • Understand the auditor’s roles and responsibilities.
  • Apply ISO 19011:2018 concepts, terminology, and guidelines.
  • Identify risks and opportunities associated with auditing.
  • Conduct all audit phases using a risk-based approach.
  • Prepare and present effective reports.
  • Initiate audits and conduct opening meetings.
  • Understand audit team leader responsibilities.
  • Communicate effectively during audits.
  • Apply the latest auditor techniques.
  • Conduct on-site activities.
  • Prepare audit conclusions and conduct closing meetings.

This course is suitable for anyone involved in planning, implementing, maintaining, supervising, or auditing an ISO 22000 food safety management system. Prior review of the ISO 22001 standard and understanding of auditing principles are recommended prerequisites.

Course Materials:
Soft Copy: Students receive an email with instructions to access the online Student Handbook.
Note: Copies of standards are not included in the class fee, but QESH will make efforts to provide loaner copies.

Course Logistics:
For Live Online classes, students need internet access, a webcam, and a microphone. Sessions are in GMT +1.
For In-person classes, students are encouraged to bring laptops and picture IDs for verification.
Session lengths vary based on class discussions.

Full Day Classes: Five eight-hour sessions, with online exams at the end of each competency unit.
Half Day Classes (Live Online): Ten four-hour sessions, with online exams at the end of each competency unit.

Certificates of Attainment or Attendance are provided based on students’ performance in exams, with opportunities for retakes.