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FSSC 22000 and FSSC Q Training

FSSC 22000 V6 and FSSC Q Training for Food Companies & QA to meet certification requirements: Including ISO 22003-1:2022 & FSSC V6 Additional requirements ISO/TS 22002-1.

Course Cost: POA

About FSSC 22000 Training

Version 6

The FSSC 22000 Scheme is managed by the independent Foundation FSSC 22000. It is recognized by the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) and developed in response to the needs of the international food sector. The scheme is fully based on the international, independent standard ISO 22000 with sector-specific technical specifications for Prerequisite Programs (PRPs), like ISO/TS 22002 and additional scheme requirements.

The Food Safety System Certification provides a framework for effectively managing food safety and quality responsibilities. FSSC 22000 demonstrates a company has a robust and effective food safety management system (FSMS) in place to meet the requirements of regulators, food business clients, and consumers.

FSSC 24000 & FSSC Q

FSSC 24000 is a social management system certification scheme

FSSC Q is an integrated quality scheme for companies and includes an audit against ISO 9001 standard.

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Course Content

Incorporating the requirements of ISO 22000:2018 & ISO 22003-1:2022
UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
FSSC 22000 Version 6 changes and amendments as part of continuous improvement


Introduction to FSSC 22000

Part 1.1:

  • Context of the organization
    • Understanding the organization and its context
    • Understanding the needs and expectations of interested parties
    • Determining the scope of the food safety management system
    • Food safety management system
  • Leadership
    • Leadership and commitment
    • Policy
      • Establishing the food safety policy
      • Communicating the food safety policy
    • Organizational roles, responsibilities, and authorities
  • Planning
    • Actions to address risks and opportunities
    • Objectives of the food safety management system and planning to achieve them
    • Planning of changes
  • Support
    • Resources
      • General
      • People
      • Infrastructure
      • Work environment
      • Externally developed elements of the food safety management system.
      • Control of externally provided processes, products, or services
  • Competence
  • Awareness
  • Communication
    • General
    • External communication
    • Internal communication
  • Documented information
    • General
    • Creating and updating
    • Control of documented information
  • Operation
    • Operational planning and control
    • Prerequisite programmes (PRPs)
    • Traceability system
    • Emergency preparedness and response
    • General
    • Handling of emergencies and incidents
  • Hazard control
    • Preliminary steps to enable hazard analysis
    • Hazard analysis
    • Validation of control measure(s) and combinations of control measures
    • Hazard control plan (HACCP/OPRP plan)
  • Updating the information specifying the PRPs and the hazard control plan
  • Control of monitoring and measuring
  • Verification related to PRPs and the hazard control plan
    • Verification
    • Analysis of results of verification activities
  • Control of product and process non-conformities
    • General
    • Corrections
    • Corrective actions
    • Handling of potentially unsafe products
    • Withdrawal/recall
  • Performance Evaluation
  • Improvement


Part 1.2:

Sector-specific TS 22002 standards / PAS requirements 


Part 2:

Additional requirements:

  • Overview Food Defense – VACCP & TACCP
  • Allergen management
  • Environmental management
  • Transport storage & warehouse updates
    • Tanker requirement (if applicable)

Continuous improvement requirements:

  • Food safety culture
  • Quality control
  • Equipment design
  • Food loss & wastage (UN SDG)

Overview of FSSC 22000 Version 6

Information PDF: FSSC 22000 Version 6

FSSC 22000 Certificate Authentication

UN Sustainable Development Goals SDG Goals

Frequently Asked Questions – FAQ

What is FSSC ?

FSSC stands for Food Safety System Certification. FSSC is a complete certification scheme for Food Safety Management Systems (FSMS) that is aligned with the ISO Management System approach such as ISO 22000 and also includes sector-specific technical specifications (TS) pre-requisite programs (PRP) as well as additional requirements to ensure consistent quality, integrity, governance, emerging food safety issues management at a company such as food safety culture and food loss and food waste mitigation management aligned with the UN, Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) the under version 6 of the FSSC scheme.

What is the FSSC Foundation

The FSSC foundation is the legal owner of the FSSC Certification Schemes and a non-profit based in the Netherlands.

FSSC 24000

The FSSC 24000 scheme is based on the following normative documents:

  • BSI/PAS 24000:2022 – Social management system – Specification
  • FSSC 24000 Additional Requirements (determined by the FSSC Board of Stakeholders)

Reference: FSSC 24000

FSSC 24000 v1 Social Management System Certification

About Food Safe

Food Safe Ltd is Accredited by the New Zealand Government + is a Category 1 NZQA-Registered PTE. Training complies with the Food Safety Bylaws and Verifier Audits right across New Zealand.

Our training is trusted by both well known New Zealand and Global food companies and heaps of small teams too!

Food Safe’s advisory committee includes leading experts, quality and compliance managers, and governance experts. For even more information about Food Safe and the companies we work with, click here

Why Choose us for your FSSC 22000 Training?

  • We have collaborated and delivered training for a number of performance-fuelled organizations and global brands.
  • The information we provide you on FSSC 22000 is the very latest.
  • Learn in an engaging and interactive environment
  • We use slides, pictures, and a show-me-how approach to our training which suits all learner types
  • Food Safe Trainers are industry experts and have extensive practical experience in high-compliance areas, which we bring to the classroom.
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