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Internal Auditor Training for GFSI

Internal Auditor Training for GFSI Programs

Verify the Effectiveness of Your Food Safety Program

And/Or Your Supplier's Food Safety Program

This course offers basic audit training for in-house auditors and consultants responsible for verifying the effectiveness of the food safety system.

SCS Training Fee

Fees: Cost varies by 1 or 2 day course, sign-up date and number of attendees- see registration link
Fees include: training, material binder, lunch and certificate

Course Highlights: Available as one or two day courses

  1. Create audit schedules to inspect/verify programs
  2. Communicate audit findings to management
  3. Develop corrective actions of deficiencies
  4. Analyze Root Cause (corrective actions are not enough)
  5. Review SQF, BRC & GlobalG.A.P. Self Assessment Tools

(1 day Internal Auditor course will cover mostly Day Two agenda topics)

Day One

  • Introduction to Auditing - Overview
  • Review GFSI benchmarked requirements
  • Auditable items for each GFSI requirement (SQF, BRC, GlobalGAP. May be varied for each course)
  • Key items to Audit: Food safety management system, good practices-GAPs/GMPs, HACCP program

Day Two

  • Audit Procedure – ISO 19011
  • Exercises – key elements, process flow
  • Qualification of auditors, roles and responsibilities
  • Audit challenges, tools, preparation, schedules, scope examples
  • Audit types and techniques - planning, methods, execution, opening/exit meetings
  • Audit report and follow-up activities, findings, corrective actions, root cause analysis
  • Audit scenarios - In-house or supplier verification

Who Should Attend

In-house Auditors and Consultants-including those covering BRC, SQF, GlobalG.A.P. and FSSC 2200 (Self Assessment Tools will be available depending on class)