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Workshop Overview

An effective internal audit system is crucial for any management system. This workshop offers a refresher on the requirements of food safety management systems and the principles of both internal and supplier auditing. It is designed for delegates looking to enhance their auditing skills and adopt a new perspective on the auditing process.

Through practical examples, case studies, and interactive activities, participants are reminded of what it takes to conduct effective internal audits and maintain a positive mindset. By refreshing and improving audit-related skills, the workshop ensures that the internal audit process is beneficial for both auditors and auditees.

Learning is made fun & practical

Progress Excellence takes a unique approach to training in food safety, quality, health and safety, environmental and laboratory:

  • Sector specific examples are used to ensure relevance and understanding of the topic.
  • All our training modules are highly interactive with practical activities that entrench theoretical learning.
  • We provide templates and helpful implementation plans.

Our aim is to equip delegates in such a way that they can practically implement and improve their systems.

Progress Excellence Approach

  • Revising internal auditing in terms of the Guidelines for auditing management systems (ISO 19011:2018).
  • Stimulating the discovery of how the behaviour of the auditor affects the outcome of the internal and supplier audit process.
  • Reviewing user-friendly tools to prepare for, conduct and report on an audit.

The course will equip delegates with the following:

  • Review audit criteria and the role in internal audits.
  • Review audit methods based on the requirements of ISO 19011.
  • Reflect on audit principles and the impact thereof on an audit.
  • Reflect on auditor conduct and the impact thereof on the audit.
  • Refresh methods for preparing for internal audits and preparation of audit plans.
  • Review methods of effective reporting of non-conformances.
  • Evaluation of corrective actions for adequacy.

The course is best suited to the following audiences:

The course is best suited for staff who want to refresh their memories on performing internal audits.

It is recommended that delegates have already attended an internal audit course.


Register here for the Refresher Workshop: Internal Auditing of Food Safety Management Systems (Based on ISO 19001:2018)

- 50% if cancelled 15-29 calendar days before the training course - 80% if cancelled 8-14 calendar days before the training course - 100% if cancelled <7 calendar days before the training course Please note that by accepting our cancellation policy you confirm that you will be attending the workshop and that payment will be liable as per the policy.

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