Auditing Courses – Introduction to Auditing Skills Training

Introduction to Auditing Skills Training for Internal Auditors, QA Coordinators, Supervisors, and people who want to become Food Auditors.

Course Cost: $490 +GST

Introduction to Auditing Skills Training Course

Food Safe’s Auditing Certificate Course course:

  • Provides a basic understanding of the principles of quality auditing
  • Helps you to consistently meet operator verification audit standards
  • Assists you in understanding your audit reports and closeout non-conformances

Key Facts:

  • Course Duration: 6 hours
  • Pre-requisites: None
  • Outcome: Recognised Certificate of Achievement. Approved by all Verifiers and Auditors.
  • Includes: Course Material and Resources
  • Training Delivery Options: LIVE Online Video Conferencing and On-site options available

Introduction to Auditing Skills Training Course Content

  • Case study reviews of recent food safety break-downs and learning
  • Brief overview of operator verification – Codex Alimentarius & MPI RMP requirements
  • The HACCP principle of Verification which includes internal and external audits
  • Principles and philosophies of quality management
  • Best practice in auditing and the audit process
  • Soft and hard skills used in auditing
  • Why and how audits are conducted
  • Objectives and benefits of audits
  • Key steps in the audit process
  • Ethical audit behaviour
Two internal auditors standing in a food process area with clipboards, training in internal auditing.

Introduction to Food Safety Auditing Content Summary

Skills to carry out a Food Control Plan/Food Safety Plan Audit

Food Safety Auditing a Food Control Plan

AP Infant Formula Notice – Risk Management Programme Audit

Food Safety Auditing a Risk Management Programme

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! Our training is science-based on New Zealand regulatory and globally recognised best practice – MPI, FAO, FDA, EU

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 Audit Skills Training?

Food Safe’s Audit Skills Training:

  • Complements certification (GFSI, WSE, FSSC, BRC, SQF) and compliance (MPI, FDA, CFDA, EU) requirements
  • Is simplified and visual, and supportive of implementing learning back on-job
  • Is delivered by a trained ISO 9001 & 22000 lead auditor
  • It is delivered by a trainer with first-hand knowledge and experience in high compliance operations where Food Safe operates, such as the dairy, meat, and seafood sector. This allows us to transfer best practices.

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– Number of trainees
– Preferred time-frame
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You can also call 0800 003 097 or email [email protected] to request the training


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– Training dates
– Proposal and invoicing
– Training delivery

Booking Confirmed

Upon receipt of your payment, your booking will be confirmed.


Your trainer will advise if there is some self-learning to be done before your training date.

Training Day

Please arrive 15 minutes before your class starts.

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