Supplier Auditing

Course Summary

This 1-day course is aimed at those responsible for, or aiming to be responsible for, the auditing of their organisation's new and existing suppliers as part of their job role.

Entry Requirements

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.

Course Structure & Content

Topics covered include:

Section 1:   

The Purpose of Supplier Auditing

  • Including liaison with buyers, understanding the cost benefit

Section 2:  

The Supplier Audit Process

  • All the steps from audit scheduling, through to audit reporting

Section 3:   

Auditing outside the UK

Section 4:  

Priority, Risk and Due Diligence

Section 5:  

Common failings

  • The course is illustrated with real-life examples taken from industry


Multiple choice test at the end of the day (20 questions)

Supplier Auditing

1 day

Study options
Delivery at Provider Premises, on site at customer premises or remote delivery


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