Principles of Food Safety Internal Auditing

Registration Details

Courses are held virtually

Member: $465
Non-Member: $625

Presented by

Food and Beverage Atlantic

November 9, 2023
8:30 am
November 10, 2023
4:30 pm


Course Duration: 2 days

Course Description: This practical, hand-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
  • ┬áUnderstand the roles and responsibilities of auditors
  • ┬áBe 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 HACCP , ┬áSite QMS & GFSI Standard if exist
  • Food Industry Experience

Certificate: Candidates who successfully complete an Internal Audit training program will receive a PCR Certificate of Completion & passing exam with 75% score.

Courses are held virtually


Rajko Platisa


About the presenter

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.


Courses are held virtually

Members: $465
Non-Member Cost: $625

Presented by

Food and Beverage Atlantic


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