CATEGORY TYPE: Quality & Auditing

COURSE NAME:IRCA Lead Auditor for HACCP (ISO 22000) - Certification


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  • On successfully completing the course, delegates will be capable of performing effective audits of companies’ Food Safety management systems and reporting the outcome. They will be able to audit a company’s Food Safety management system and determine whether or not it meets the requirements of ISO 22000. 


  • Delegates who successfully complete the course assessment and written examination will fulfill the training requirements for certification as an IRCA, Lead Auditor (and Internal Auditor).
  • Ensure a broad understanding of food safety and HACCP/ISO 22000.
  • Explain the ISO 22000/ HACCP relationship with industrial hygiene and food product safety.
  • Provide an understanding of food safety matters and associated legal requirements.
  • Promote the seven HACCP principles and best practices.
  • Assist with implementation of ISO 22000 and HACCP systems.
  • Provide the skills necessary to audit or assess implementation.
  • Effectiveness of a food safety/HACCP system.

Day 1

  • Introduction and Welcome
  • The Challenge for the Food Sector
  • Key Elements, Food Chain and Interrelated Standards
  • The ISO 22000 Standard Explained

-      Family of Standards

  • Overview of ISO 22000:2005 Requirements

-      Exclusions

  • Overview of ISO 22000:2005 Requirements: Clause 4
  • Overview of ISO 22000:2005 Requirements: Clause 5
  • Overview of ISO 22000:2005 Requirements: Clause 6
  • Overview of ISO 22000:2005 Requirements: Clause 7

Day 2

  • Overview of ISO 22000:2005 Requirements: Clause 8
  • Introduction to ISO 22000:2005 Audit Trails

-      Documentation Review

  • Management of Audit Programs
  • Audit Planning and Preparation

-      Scope and Objectives

-      Audit Plan

-      Quality Audits

Day 3

  • Performing the Audit

-      Opening Meeting (conducted in Chapter 10)

-      Conducting the Audit

  • Writing Nonconformity Statements

-      Writing Nonconformities (using CARs)

-      Identifying Nonconformities

Day 4

  • Closing Meetings

-      Summary Statement

-      Closing Meeting

  • Completing the Audit Report
  • Corrective Action and Close Out

-      Verification and Closeout

  • Review

Day 5

  • Review
  • Presentations and Feedback
  • Final Exam





  • All levels of company employees from Chief Executive to shop floor staff as well as independent consultants may be interested to attend. This seminar is designed for Management Representatives, ISO 22000:2005 Implementation Teams,
  • Internal Auditors and others who would like to develop judgment and decision-making in ISO 22000:2005 and learn the auditing process for first, second, and third party auditors.
  • This course is essential for those auditors wishing to register with IRCA and is necessary for those personnel wishing to perform second or third party audits.
  • Food safety team leaders and members of food safety teams
  • Food Safety Practitioners
    • 5 Day(s)

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