Principles of Internal Auditing for Food Safety & Quality Systems (FBA2003)

  • 15 Nov 2021
  • 16 Nov 2021


Principles of Internal Auditing for Food Safety & Quality Systems

Course Description: This practical, 2-day hands-on course is focused on the attainment of two sets of defined competencies: (1) auditing skills and (2) understanding and appreciation of quality management systems. Following the basic steps of a Food Safety & Quality audit, from Preparation and Evaluation to Reporting and Corrective Action, participants learn auditing processes and procedures using the Guidelines for Auditing Management Systems (ISO 19011:2011).

The training provides key concepts that can be applied within an internal audit program, and makes comparisons with third-party audits by certification bodies and audits of suppliers. Practical workshops, a case study, and simulated audits are used to practice new skills and techniques. Competency-based exercises are conducted throughout the course.

Who Should Attend:

  • Individuals who want to become an Internal Auditor,
  • Individuals who want to obtain a formal qualification to add to their internal

    auditing experience

  • Individuals interested in conducting first-party and second-party audits
  • Management representatives, Food safety Team Members, Quality

    Managers, Engineers, Internal Audit Team

Key Session Topics:

  • Introduction and background of Food Safety & Quality Auditing in the Food Industry
  • Internal Auditing Principles and requirements specific to QMS   
  • Understand the roles and responsibilities of auditors
  • Be able to plan and conduct an internal audit
  • Know how to write concise, accurate and factual audit reports
  • Be able to undertake audit follow-up activities


  • Understand Site QMS
  • Food Industry Experience

Certificate: Candidates who successfully complete an Internal Audit training program and acquire 75% or higher score on the exam will receive a PCR Certificate of Achievement. 

**  PLEASE NOTE:  Cancelations will only be accepted up to 10 days prior to training date for a refund. Refunds will not be issued within 10 days of a training, however registration is transferable to another member of your team if desired.

**  This training will be delivered in English only.




Rajko Platisa is an accomplished professional with 25+ years of diverse international experience ranging from government, NGO, and private-sector legal work to training, regulatory compliance and consulting.  As an independent consultant, he has developed and implemented quality, environmental and Food Safety Management systems.  Through his enrolment in design and facilitation of competency-based training programs, he has worked on multiple food safety and quality related trainings and is involved in design/redesign of similar training courses on behalf of certified training centres in North America.

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(506) 857-4255


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