Learn the skills needed to build a manageable, successful Internal Audit Program. You will have tools and skills to effectively audit your food safety management system, implement positive improvements to programs and minimize the strain on your precious resources.

Through 8 hours of video lessons, case studies, and practical tools, you will learn how to divide the work so everyone can play a part in keeping food safe!

This course includes a printable certificate as a Record of Training Completion.

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Course Details

Is This Training for Me?

This training is designed for Quality Managers, Managers, and Plant Owners working in food manufacturing/processing plants! 

What’s Included?

  • 8 hours of video content
  • Practical exercises to reinforce your understanding and relate teachings to work in the plant
  • Downloadable content and sample training plans
  • Case studies to put what you’ve learned into practice
  • Final assessment
  • Training certificate

Topics Covered

  • The Big Picture: Understanding Food Safety Management Systems
  • Basic Audit Skills: Understanding the foundational skills required to manage food safety every day
  • Audit Plan: Planning your audits throughout the year and understanding the how-to’s of auditing 
  • Inspections: Engaging the whole team in monthly inspections
  • Vertical Audits: Gathering records and interpreting the results
  • Interviews: Identifying gaps in your team's knowledge
  • Making an Audit Plan: Building a plan for your Process Audit
  • Process Audits: Putting an Audit Plan into action through a Process Audit
  • Corrective Actions: Understanding how to use your results to improve your system

After This Training You Will Be Able To:

  • Understand and perform 4 different audit methods
  • Communicate clearly with your team using a common vocabulary
  • Pull everything together in a simple audit program that meets any GFSI standard
  • Determine the significance of issues and apply the appropriate corrective actions
  • Explain and justify your programs to an external auditor

Technical Requirements

To access our online training, you will need:

  • Email account (must be individual)
  • Desktop, laptop, tablet, or mobile device 

Your device will need to have the following capabilities:

  • Video/audio output
  • High-speed internet connection (minimum speed of 5Mbps recommended)
  • The latest version of one of the following browsers: Google Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Microsoft Edge