ISO 22000 Lead Auditor

Duration : 5 Days (40 Hours)

ISO 22000 Lead Auditor Course Overview

ISO 22000 Lead Auditor training course is designed to meet the increasing demand for food safety certification in the food industry. Obtaining ISO 22000 certification demonstrates an organization’s commitment to consumer wellbeing and market sustainability. The PECB auditor credential signifies an individual’s qualifications to conduct food safety management system (FSMS) audits for a certification body.

The training course emphasizes the importance of effective audits and equips participants with the knowledge and skills to plan and conduct FSMS audits in accordance with ISO 19011 guidelines and ISO/IEC 17021-1 certification process. Practical exercises, interactive sessions, and discussions help participants gain insights into FSMS and audit techniques, enabling them to apply widely recognized audit principles, procedures, and techniques. Participants will also learn how to manage an audit team.

Upon completing the training course, participants can take the exam and apply for the “PECB Certified ISO 22000 Lead Auditor” credential. This internationally recognized certificate validates their professional capabilities and competencies to conduct audits based on ISO 22000 requirements and auditing best practices.

Intended Audience

  • Auditors interested in performing and leading food safety management system audits
  • Managers or consultants interested in mastering the food safety management system audit process
  • Individuals responsible for maintaining conformity to the FSMS requirements in an organization
  • Technical experts interested in preparing for a food safety management system audit
  • Expert advisors in food safety management

Learning Objectives of ISO 22000 Lead Auditor

This training course enables you to understand the:

  • Operations of a food safety management system based on ISO 22000
  • Relationship between ISO 22000 and other standards and regulatory frameworks
  • Requirements of ISO 22000 in the context of an FSMS audit
  • Auditor’s role in planning, leading, and following up on a management system audit in accordance with ISO 19011

Benefits of taking ISO 22000 Lead Auditor Training

Improved earning potential: ISO 22000 Lead Auditors can earn a significantly higher salary than their non-certified counterparts. The median salary for an ISO 22000 Lead Auditor in the United States is over $100,000 per year.

Enhanced knowledge and skills: The training will provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to plan, conduct, and report on ISO 22000 audits. This will make you a valuable asset to any organization that needs to comply with food safety standards.

Improved job security: The ISO 22000 Lead Auditors are in high demand and are therefore less likely to be laid off during economic downturns.

Contribution to public health: By ensuring that food safety standards are met, ISO 22000 Lead Auditors play a vital role in protecting public health.

Global recognition: ISO 22000 Lead Auditor certification is recognized worldwide, which means that you can work in a variety of countries.

If you are looking to advance your career in food safety management, this training is a valuable investment. This certification can help you increase your earning potential, improve your job security, and contribute to public health.


  • Introduction to the food safety management system (FSMS) and ISO 22000


  • Audit principles and preparation for and initiation of an audit


  • On-site audit activities


  • Closing of the audit


  • Certification exam

ISO 22000 Lead Auditor Course Prerequisites:

The main requirements for participating in this training course are: a fundamental understanding of food safety concepts and a comprehensive knowledge of FSMS audit principles.

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  • Team building
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This course comes with following benefits:

  • Practice Labs.
  • Get Trained by Certified Trainers.
  • Access to the recordings of your class sessions for 90 days.
  • Digital courseware
  • Experience 24*7 learner support.

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