Principles of Internal Auditing

Principles of Internal Auditing
DATE: April 27, 2018
Fee: $695.00 + HST
Physical Address:  173 Bernie MacDonald Drive, Bible Hill
(find on google maps)
Registration Deadline: April 6, 2018

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Prerequisite: A strong food safety background is required.

Conducting internal audits with a food safety focus is required to determine whether your food safety management system is implemented effectively. The analysis of results is critical to ensure that the food safety plan continues to be effective. Challenges to achieving continual improvement in food safety programs can occur due to improperly conducted and documented internal audits. Gain the knowledge and skills to internally audit your food safety management system effectively to ensure food safety and compliance with regulatory and GFSI benchmarked food safety standard requirements.  During the course you will:

  • Determine the purpose and write the scope of an internal audit based on industry case studies
  • Create an internal audit checklist for an assigned program
  • Complete an internal audit non-conformance/corrective action report for an assigned industry scenario
  • Write objective audit report statements

At the end of the program, you will be able to:

  • Distinguish between inspection, audit and verification activities
  • Discuss the role of internal auditing in maintaining and improving the food safety system
  • Apply techniques in planning and conducting audits and writing internal audit reports
  • Use objective evidence to assess conformance and impact of non-conformances on food safety
  • Manage the corrective and preventive action process for continual improvement
Who Should Attend
  • Auditors
  • Facilities Managers
  • Food Safety Personnel
  • Food Service Managers and Personnel
  • Global Food Safety Coordinators & Managers
  • HACCP Coordinators
  • HACCP Team Members
  • Operations, Maintenance and Sanitation
  • Owners/Operators of Food Businesses
  • Production Managers and Supervisors
  • QA/QC Managers, Technicians & Supervisors
  • Quality Auditors
  • Quality Systems Coordinators
  • Supply Chain Managers

Trainer: Shelly MacDonald, Perennia

Please note all courses are taught by NSF International certified instructors and are offered in partnership with NSF Training & Education Services.

A light lunch will be provided.

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Questions? Please contact Helen Arenburg at (902) 678-7722, EXT 222 or harenburg@perennia.ca