Who is this qualification for?
This qualification is aimed at supervisors, team leaders, chefs, QA staff and managers working in a variety of industries where verification, auditing (including internal auditing and supplier auditing) or inspection is undertaken. Industries may include all sectors of the food industry, consumer products, hospitals, laboratories, pharmaceuticals, warehousing and retail. The qualification is also suitable for student environmental health officers.
How long will it take?
The total qualification time for this qualification is 9 hours.
There are no prerequisites for this qualification. However, it is recommended that candidates have suitable technical knowledge of the relevant practices and procedures which will be subject to audit/inspection. E.g. Level 3 Food Safety/HACCP qualification.
This qualification will provide learners with theoretical knowledge on how to effectively carry out audits/inspections, including: the purpose of audits/inspections and the role of the auditor/inspector, how to methodically approach the planning of audits/inspections, how to collect and analyse data and the purpose and content of an audit/inspection report.
How is it assessed?
This qualification is achieved by taking a one-day classroom based course and is assessed through a 30 question multiple-choice examination. Learners must achieve 18 correct answers in order to pass and they will receive a distinction for achieving a mark of 24.
Open courses are inclusive of tuition, examination fees and a course handbook. Free follow up support will also be available from your tutor.
1st October 2019
16th March 2020
7th September 2020
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