Auditing Skills

Course Summary

This highly interactive 2 - day course provides the theory, practical skills and confidence necessary to conduct an effective audit. Ideal for internal, supplier and third party auditors. This course has been approved by the FDQ Awarding Body and leads to the FDQ Auditing Skills Certificate.

Entry Requirements

No formal qualifications are required 

Course Structure & Content

Section 1:   

Understanding the development, application and importance of auditing

  • The responsibilities of an auditor

Section 2:  

How to undertake an audit

  • Planning & preparation
  • Developing audit documentation
  • Conducting the audit
  • Effective questioning
  • Collection and analysis of objective evidence
  • Video exercise on auditing techniques

Section 3:  

Evaluation and reporting of results

Section 4:  

Putting the theory into practice

·         Group exercises


Multiple choice test at the end of day 2

Learner Outcomes

Auditing Skills Learner Outcomes

Auditing Skills

2 days

Study options
Delivery at Provider Premises


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