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Advanced Auditing Lead Auditor

Duration: 4 days, Cost: $3674.00 per person + GST

Direct Instructor-Led Training

We are pleased to be able to offer this training directly with our trainer, one on one.  You will require

  • Email or phone contacts for discussions
  • Some Video training may be offered - a good internet connection will be required for this option
  • Where possible, choose a quiet space where you are unlikely to be interrupted for the duration of your training. 
  • Duration - allow up to 5 days to complete the self directed reading and assignment requirements. Allow up to 2 weeks for the completion of the assignments and assessor contact.

Contact us directly to register for this training option.  Class dates will not be set for individual enrolment.

Course overview

Our Lead Auditor course focuses on understanding the ISO 22000 / ISO 9001 standard for a Food Safety Management System. It incorporates the principles of HACCP and the requirements of key standards developed by various global food retailer syndicates.

“The trainer was great with the participants. He was very friendly, welcoming and made sure everyone understood the course content.” Employee at Scalzo Food Industries

What is covered?

  • Introduction to audit concepts
  • Review of ISO 9001 / ISO 22000
  • Key steps to auditing
  • Corporate governance
  • Continual improvement
  • Process auditing explained
  • Human factors in audits
  • QMS certification audits

Who should attend?

  • Regulatory auditors
  • Verification agency staff
  • Internal auditors
  • Food safety officers
  • Primary and secondary processors

Key benefits

  • Understand ISO 22000 and how it can be interpreted to design a Food Safety Management System
  • Understand Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) and prerequisite programmes
  • Understand the application of auditing to processes and integrated systems
  • Apply ISO 9001 audit steps to verify management systems are operating effectively and efficiently


This course provides a learning and assessment pathway to the following Exemplar Global International competency units:

  • Exemplar Global-AU: Management Systems Auditing
  • Exemplar Global-FS: Auditing Food Safety Management Systems
  • Exemplar Global-QM: Auditing Quality Management Systems
  • Exemplar Global-TL: Leading Management System Audit Teams Participants assessed as competent in both the AU and FS units will meet the knowledge competency requirements to register as a Food Safety Auditor with Exemplar Global International’s qualification and competency based Food Safety Auditor Certification schemes.


Experience in HACCP is preferable.

Course duration

4 days



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