Compliance Course:

Lead Auditor

Lead Auditor

Course Overview

A 4-day course certificated by FDQ

Learn to lead and manage an audit with confidence from planning and opening meeting through to reporting and follow up.

Gain the skills necessary to audit a complete management system internally and externally, and to carry out audits or pre-audits against the ISO series of standards, BRC standards or customer and supplier audits.

Who is This Course For?

No formal entry requirements, but this course is suitable for candidates who have completed our 2-day FDQ Auditing Skills Certificate course or have a good working knowledge of auditing procedures and management systems.

Key Learning Areas

  • The ISO series of standards
  • BRC series of standards
  • Conducting audits
  • Planning and preparation
  • Audit Interview techniques
  • Auditing techniques
  • Managing meetings
  • Presentation of findings
  • Effective corrective actions
  • Report writing

The emphasis is on a practical approach and delegates will be involved in group exercises, role play and audit scenarios. The course is primarily tailored for candidates from the food industry, although delegates from other industries will still find the course content useful and informative.

The course also includes:

  • An updated introduction to standards
  • Audit preparation practical session
  • Managing meetings – practical tips
  • Interviewing techniques exercises and role plays
  • Dealing with difficulties and awkward people
  • “Real” practical audit sessions in groups
  • Audit reporting practice
Price: £1695 + VAT
Duration: 4 days
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Lead Auditor Information:
Price: £1695 + VAT
Duration: 4 days

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