Certified FSSC 22000 Internal Auditor

This FSSC 22000 internal auditor training programme is structured to provide an overall understanding of ISO 22000:2018 food safety management system requirements, sector-specific prerequisite programs (PRPs), (ISO/TS 22002-x-series or other specific PRP standard), and FSSC 22000 additional requirements.

This 3-day FSSC 22000 internal auditor training programme based on FSSC 22000 Ver 5.1 standard, V.6 will be conducted by our experienced auditors and tutors. They have extensive knowledge and experience in conducting audits providing trainings to numerous organisations from diverse industries. They will share their experiences and expertise on ISO 22000:2018 standards requirements.

Certification Objectives

The essential objective of this programme is to provide knowledge and skills required to perform, maintain & improve audits of food safety management systems (FSMS) against FSSC 22000 Version 5.1 as well as V.6 exposoure will be given within the organization or to conduct Supplier audit. To understand compliance with GFSI requirements. At the end of the FSSC Internal Auditor training program based on FSSC 22000 Ver 5.1, V.6 the delegates will be able to:

  • – understand the concept of risk-based thinking for any organization in the food chain
  • – understand the requirements of ISO 22000:2018 standards
  • – understand sector specific PRP’s e.g., ISO /TS 22002-1
  • – understand the requirements of FSSC 22000 Additional requirements
  • – understand the documented information requirements based on ISO 22000:2018 standards, documented procedure, documents and records required as per this standard
  • – understand the statutory & regulatory requirements of the standard
  • – understand the ISO 19011 standards interpreting it to auditing requirements

Certified Study Resources

Module 1: What’s new in ISO 22000:2018?
Module 2: Introduction to FSSC 22000 Ver 5.1
Module 3: ISO 22000:2018-Context of Organisation
Module 4: ISO 22000:2018-Planning
Module 5: ISO 22000:2018-Resources
Module 6: ISO 22000:2018-Operations
Module 7: 22000:2018-Performance Evaluation & Improvements
Module 8: PRP- ISO/TS 220002-1
Module 9: FSSC 22000 Additional Requirements
Module 10: ISO 19011:2018 Audit Management guidelines as per ISO 19011:2018


The Certification is especially beneficial for persons who:

  • – Plan/Manage the implementation of ISO 22000:2018
  • – Require detailed knowledge of FSMS auditing process
  • – Is involved in 1st, 2nd, or 3rd party audits
  • – Need to learn about the regulatory framework and assessment for a FSMS assessment
  • – Food safety consultants, Managers, Technicians
  • – Aspiring Food Safety Professional


  • – Food Safety Management representatives
  • – Managers and core group members responsible for establishing, implementing, maintaining, auditing, and improving Food Safety Management Systems
  • – Professionals who have a role to play in the implementation of Food Safety Management System
  • – Newly FSSC Certified Client Or to be certified client representative
  • – The Organization representatives certified for FSSC 22000 Ver 5.1, transition to V.6 exposure
  • – Personnel from certification body, consultants, technical and Quality Managers who are interested in learning FSSC requirements


Any Graduate/ B. tech/ B.Sc. in Microbiology/ Life Sciences/ Botany/ Zoology/ Food Science/ Food Technology/ or any other discipline/ candidates with relevant work experience are eligible to apply for this certification.

Programme Duration

The duration of the training is 3 days.


The registration dates for this programme run by the Institute are updated timely on the webpage. Effective Online learning tools incorporated into the design of the webpage make the programme lectures and online live classes easily accessible. This gives a huge window of self-regulated and self-paced performance to the participants.

Programme Deliverables

The accompanying training is appropriately aligned with the current Industry’s expectations.

  • – Interactive or online live sessions on all key areas of the programme giving all flexibility to the participants.
  • – All the efforts are made by IGMPI faculty members to make the entire programme modules easily understandable.
  • – Assessment and evaluation for all the programme modules in order to enhance the levels of competencies and skills of the participants leading towards the objective of application in the job.
  • – At the end of each programme modules, the trainers shall obtain feedback from the participants using specially designed questionnaires.
  • – All learning and training delivery initiatives shall be conducted in English.

Assessment & Certification

All the participants are expected to appear for online assessment. After successfully qualifying the examination, the participants will be awarded the professional certification of FSSC 22000 Internal Auditor by Institute of Good Manufacturing Practices India (IGMPI). Details get updated on the website as well. The certification will be awarded after the required levels of knowledge, skills, professionalism and attitude are assessed through the IGMPI assessment process.

Placement Assistance & Corporate Relations

The Institute has partnered with many organizations for providing placement assistance to its participants. The robust placement cell comprises of senior level Human Resources professionals and Talent Acquisition experts which maintains close links with business and industry. We are engaged in promoting the employability of our participants by maintaining good rapport and relation with HR cell and recruiting managers of leading food and agriculture companies across the globe. The efforts of our placement cell also include helping with professional resume writing, interview skills & conducting mock interviews etc.

In recent Months the Institute has witnessed more and more participation from professionals working global food labs and food giants like Britannia Industries Ltd., Hindustan Unilever Ltd., Kohinoor Foods Ltd. (Satnam Overseas Ltd.), LT Foods Ltd. (Daawat), McCain Foods India Pvt. Ltd., Mondelez India Foods Pvt. Ltd. (Cadbury), Haldiram’s, Mother Dairy, MTR Foods Pvt. Ltd. (Orkla), Nestle India Ltd., Amul, Parle Agro Pvt. Ltd., Venkys India Ltd., Vimta Labs, Nexus Test Labs, PepsiCo India, Patanjali, Heritage Food Ltd., Kwality Dairy India Ltd., KRBL Ltd., etc.

Future career prospects

The Professional Certification of Certified FSMS Lead Auditor equips an individual to take leading roles in the HACCP Team as well as in the new product development. This Professional Certification enables an individual to become a part of organization who wants to obtain an ISO or FSSC 22000 Certification. The FSSC 22000 Internal Auditor Certification Programme provides sufficient knowledge for specialized job roles in Food Industry like Food Safety Officer, Information Security Officer, Senior Auditor in Certification bodies, ISO Lead Auditor, FSSC 22000 Lead Auditor in Food Companies and many more.

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