Food Safety Course: Principles of Internal Auditing

Registration Details

This is a two-day course that will be offered virtually.  Registrants will be emailed by the course facilitators 2 days prior to course date with all necessary information.  If for some reason you do not receive the email, contact admin@atlancticfood.ca

Member: $450
Non-Member: $600

Presented by

Food and Beverage Atlantic

START
February 10, 2022
END
February 11, 2022

Information

Course Description: This practical, 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

Prerequisites:

  • 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.

Goranka Platisa

Trainer

About the presenter

Goranka Platisa is an experienced industry consultant and is highly regarded by all clients and government authorities in Canada and the USA.  She is experienced in providing training, as well as working with Food Safety team members to design and implement effective Food Safety and Quality Management programs that meet the requirements of the GFSI standards. 

In addition, she is a certified manager and trainer for HACCP courses and is also familiar with all new compliance requirements regarding new Canadian & US legislation, and the gaps between GFSI and FSMA for those products being imported into the US.

Registration

This is a two-day course that will be offered virtually.  Registrants will be emailed by the course facilitators 2 days prior to course date with all necessary information.  If for some reason you do not receive the email, contact admin@atlancticfood.ca

Members: $450
Non-Member Cost: $600

Presented by

Food and Beverage Atlantic

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