Gain the knowledge and skills to perform internal audits on FSMS


This CQI IRCA certified ISO 22000:2015 Food Safety Management Systems Internal Auditor Course provides students with the knowledge and skills required to perform an internal audit of part of a Food Safety Management Systems (FSMS) based on ISO 22000 (or equivalent) and report on the effective implementation and maintenance of the management system in accordance with ISO 19011. The course meets the training requirements for internal auditor certification set by the Chartered Quality Institute and International Register of Certificated Auditor (CQI IRCA, of the United Kingdom. 

Duration: 2 - day course


Through tutor-led discussions, exercises, workshops and role-plays, students will gain sufficient knowledge and skills in the entire auditing process and get prepared as an FSMS professional. 

Topics to be covered in this course include:

  General Introduction 
Food safety management principles, vocabulary and ISO 22000 requirements 
Document review and audit planning 
Process auditing and audit skills 
Writing NC reports and audit reporting 
Audit follow up


There is a balance between knowledge-based presentation, discussions, exercises and case studies. About two-third of the time is spent on activity-based learning.

This CQI IRCA Certified course is conducted under the license of, and certificates are issued in collaboration with ALC 06022954.


This course is specially designed for:

Members/supporting personnel of the food safety management team who have the responsibility to audit/implement/improve a FSMS;
Personnel who are involved in operation/engineering/purchasing who wish to gain maximum benefit from the FSMS implementation;
Any other personnel who wish to advance their career in management systems, irrespective of discipline.  


CQI IRCA recommends that students are expected to have prior knowledge of the following subjects: 

Management systems: Understand the Plan-Do-Check-Act (PDCA) cycle; 
FSMS: Basic knowledge of the concepts of food safety management including prerequisite programmes as specified in ISO/TS 22002 (All parts) and HACCP principles; understand commonly used food safety management terms and definitions, as given in ISO 22000; common examples of relevant national and local food safety legislation and requirements; 
ISO 22000: An understanding of the requirements of ISO 22000, or acceptable equivalent, which may be gained by completing a CQI and IRCA certified ISO 22000:2018 Foundation (FSMS) training course or equivalent.   


With a global vision, Alauda Learning Centre (ALC) offers personal development programmes as well as training solutions to individuals and multinationals.  ALC specializes in management training and CQI IRCA (UK) certified training courses. Collaborating with local partners, ALC training courses are delivered in over twenty countries with stringent quality assurance measures to ensure world-class delivery.  All local tutors are qualified directly by ALC through a series of competency tests.


  • What are the benefits of enrolling in this course
    • World-class training – by learning from TÜV SÜD’s industry experts and training specialists

    • Interactive learning style – with interactive formats such as lectures, illustrations and simulations are used

    • Networking opportunity – where you can meet and build network with like-minded individuals at our instructor-led training

    • Gain a competitive edge – by getting trained by experts known in the fields of safety, security and sustainability

  • FAQs
    1. How do I enroll for the course?
      To enroll, simply select the course which you would like to register for, click 'Buy now' and fill out the forms accordingly.
    2. What is the course methodology?
      Participants will learn through role plays, case studies, group exercises, scenarios and discussions.
    3. Are there any tests in the middle of the course?
      There are no in-between assessments, but case studies will be included in the course.
    4. Can I get a refund if I cancel my enrollment?
      Yes, please contact us at for more details. Terms and conditions apply.
    5. Can I also attend E-learning courses on top of attending the instructor-led course?
      Yes, you can register to any e-learning courses. If you have special requirements, please contact us at  and we can customise a suitable package for you.
    6. Upon completion of the course, would I get a certificate for completion?
      Yes, you will receive a Certificate of Achievement if you successfully passed the examination, or a Certificate of Attendance if you failed the examination.
    7. Who developed the course and what are their qualifications?
      Alauda Learning Centre (ALC) has a Product Development Team within the organization and they form Task Forces (each consists of 2 to 3 people) to develop different courses.  They are highly qualified with doctorate degrees, master’s degrees and bachelor’s degrees from reputable universities in the UK and Asia. Some of them are ISO Technical Committee Members and they are IRCA certified lead auditors in different disciplines. In total, they have accumulated more than 100 years of industrial experience and in addition, more than 100 years of ISO management system related experience in auditing, consulting and training.

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