Key details...

Cost: $1,650 (inc. gst)

Duration: 3 Days

PD Points: 24

Qualifications: FS + NFS1, NFS2, NFS3, NFS4

About the course...

This 3 day course provides a comprehensive and practical understanding of the food safety and regulatory standards and the National Food Safety Auditor (NFSA) scheme.

It is important to know:

  • All the course work and assessment is conducted during course hours – there is no homework
  • You receive constant assistance and feedback from the trainer
  • Your certificate is issued promptly upon completion of the course
  • The course is both nationally and internationally recognised
  • This course can be added to in order to increase your auditing qualifications

Our training is different because...

No Homework or take-home assessment.

Internationally recognised courses.

Trainers are practising audit professionals.

All Learning materials and refreshments provided.

Certificates are issued promptly upon the completion of the course.

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Course overview...

The Food Safety Management Systems course teaches you how to perform a food safety audit. Specifically, participants learn:

Food Safety system requirements

  • Food legislation
  • HACCP – Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points
  • Food Safety programmes
  • What an auditor should look for
  • What an auditor needs to know about Food Safety and the audit programme
  • Terminology and concepts of Food Safety programmes
  • How to apply Food Safety management principles in the context of ISO 22000
  • Relating the Food Safety management system to the organisational products, including services and operational processes
  • Documentation required by ISO 22000
  • Understand the issues arising from implementing a Food Safety Management System

After successful completion of this course, you will have the knowledge to be able to establish, implement, and maintain a Food Safety management system.

This course in internationally recognised, and is certified by Exemplar Global. Upon successful completion of the course, participants will achieve the following competency units of:

  • Exemplar Global – FS Food Safety Management Systems
    • Exemplar Global – NFS1 Assess Compliance with Food Safety programs
    • Exemplar Global – NFS2 Communicate Food Safety Audits
    • Exemplar Global – NFS3 Conduct Food Safety Audits
    • Exemplar Global – NFS4 Identify, Evaluate, and Control Food Safety Hazards

This course has the equivalent of 24 Professional Development (PD) points.

There are no prerequisites for this course. 

Yes, there is assessment – however all assessment is during the course, and there is no homework. Throughout the course, each participant will complete:

  • Case study review
  • Evaluation of Food Safety audit scenarios

The final piece of assessment is a short exam.

Participants prepare, complete, and hand in copies of their assessments during class – there is never any homework!

  • If you are developing and implementing a Food Safety management system
  • If you are looking to work in the area of food safety
  • If you wish to consolidate any informal experience you may have gained in your career
  • If your existing FSMS is not giving you the benefits it should

This course is offered In-house.
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In house

In house training can provide a cost-effective training solution for organisations with a number of staff who require training. We can also customise a course to suit your own individual needs, and include your own audit documentation. Contact Brock or Carrie on 1300 95 96 92 for a quote and to discuss your individual training needs.


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“This was one of the best training courses I have been on. Tom was engaging and kept the information relevant.”

“Many thanks Tom, I really enjoyed the course and will get a lot of use from it at my workplace.”

“Overall very valuable course. Balance of theory with practical workshops was excellent. Trainers stuck to timetable very well.”

“The course was thorough and many relevant examples provided by both Tom and Jackie to help me apply it to the workplace.”

“Great presentation of the course, engaging facilitators and good use of group work. I found the course to be a great refresher for an audit course I did 10 years ago and now feel more motivated to go audits in a non-bow tie way!”