Lead Auditor

Course Duration: 4 days

Pricing: $3449.00 + GST per person

Course overview

Our Lead Auditor course focuses on understanding the ISO 22000 / ISO 9001 standard for a Food Safety Management System. It incorporates the principles of HACCP and the requirements of key standards developed by various global food retailer syndicates.

What is covered?

  • Introduction to audit concepts
  • Review of ISO 9001 / ISO 22000
  • Key steps to auditing
  • Corporate governance
  • Continual improvement
  • Process auditing explained
  • Human factors in audits
  • QMS certification audits

Who should attend?

  • Regulatory auditors
  • Verification agency staff
  • Internal auditors
  • Food safety officers
  • Primary and secondary processors

Key benefits

  • Understand ISO 22000 and how it can be interpreted to design a Food Safety Management System
  • Understand Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) and prerequisite programmes
  • Understand the application of auditing to processes and integrated systems
  • Apply ISO 9001 audit steps to verify management systems are operating effectively and efficiently


This course provides a learning and assessment pathway to the following Exemplar Global International  competency units:

  • Exemplar Global-AU: Management Systems Auditing
  • Exemplar Global-FS: Auditing Food Safety Management Systems
  • Exemplar Global-QM: Auditing Quality Management Systems
  • Exemplar Global-TL: Leading Management System Audit Teams

Participants assessed as competent in both the AU and FS units will meet the knowledge competency requirements to register as a Food Safety Auditor with RABQSA International’s qualification and competency based Food Safety Auditor Certification schemes.


Experience in HACCP and auditing is recommended.

Please note: Course cost does not cover trainee travel and accommodation requirements

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