Internal Food Safety Auditor Training


  • Internal auditing is a critical element of a company’s Food Safety Management system, helping to demonstrate the effectiveness of the system and to drive continuous improvement.
  • This course balances the theory and practical aspects of internal auditing

Who needs this qualification?

  • Candidates who plan or carry out internal audits of their company’s Food Safety Management System.
  • This course will also be useful to those who host external Food Safety audits.

Prior Learning Requirements

  • There are no specific prior learning requirements for this course

Why is this training important?

  • Provides the candidate with the knowledge, training and skills to plan, carry out and report on internal food safety audits.
  • Employers can be assured that they have trained and competent internal food safety auditors


  • An introduction to Food Safety
  • Food Safety Management systems – SALSA, STS, BRC, ISO 22000 requirements – internal auditing overview
  • Audit planning and preparation
  • Auditor skills
  • Carrying out effective audits and identifying non conformities
  • Report writing and action plans
  • Practical assessment

Awarding Body

  • This course is not accredited and can be tailored to suit your organisation.
  • Successful candidates will be issued with a certificate for their training file

Course Duration

  • Depending on the numbers of candidates this course is usually run over 1 – 2 days. Sufficient time is allowed for the tutor to observe the candidates carrying out an internal audit on a one to one basis and provide individual candidate feedback.


  • Candidates carry out an internal audit during the course that is observed by the tutor. Candidates will receive individual feedback from the tutor on their performance.

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