Implementing FSSC 22000 Workshop

FSSC 22000 is fast becoming one of the more popular audit standards in South Africa. It is GFSI (Global Food Safety Initiative) approved, widely accepted all over the globe and is becoming the go-to standard for large players in the food industry. The course content is based on FSSC 22000 vs 5.1 as recently published in November 2020.

The workshop addresses both the FSSC 22000 Scheme, GFSI, ISO 22002-1 requirements detailing the prerequisite programmes on food safety, and the ISO 22000 standard. The course has been updated to include the new FSSC 22000 version 5.1 requirements. All the changes to the FSSC 22000 scheme will be covered in this workshop to ensure that your organisation can start implementing the new requirements.


This workshop covers the FSSC 22000 scheme requirements based on the version 5.1 requirements. Delegates are guided through the requirements with lectures and exercises. The course is aimed at delegates who already have a good working knowledge of GMP and HACCP and now need to understand how the FSSC 22000 is structured in line with the ISO 22000:2018 requirements.The workshop addresses both the ISO/TS 22002-1 requirements detailing the prerequisite programmes on food safety and the ISO 22000 : 2018 standard.

ISO/TS 22002-1 Standard:

  • Construction and layout of buildings
  • Layout of premises and workspace
  • Utilities – air, water and energy
  • Waste disposal
  • Equipment suitability, cleaning and maintenance
  • Management of purchased materials
  • Measures for the prevention of cross-contamination
  • Cleaning and sanitizing
  • Pest control
  • Personnel hygiene and employee facilities
  • Rework
  • Product recall procedures
  • Warehousing
  • Product information/consumer awareness
  • Food Defence, biovigilance and bioterrorism

ISO 22000:2005 Standard:

  • The requirements of a Food Safety Management Documentation System
  • Management Responsibility – addressing: commitment, roles and responsibilities, communication, emergency preparedness and response and management review
  • Resource management – addressing: provision of resources, human resources, infrastructure and work environment
  • Planning and realization of safe products – addressing: PRPs, preliminary steps to enable a hazard analysis, establishing
  • Operational PRPs, establishing the HACCP Plan and updating the preliminary information PRP documents and the HACCP
  • Plan, verification planning, traceability system and control of non-conformity
  • Validation, verification and improvement of the FSMS – addressing: validation of control measure combinations, control of monitoring and measuring, food safety system verification
  • Food Safety System Improvement
  • The FSSC 22000 scheme
  • Updates to the scheme as per the release of version 5.1 of the FSSC 22000 scheme
  • Additional requirements of the FSSC 22000 Scheme
  • The FSSC 22000 certification process
  • How to address the gaps and be ready for your audit


  • Various group activities throughout the training
  • A knowledge test at the end of the course covering the requirements of the FSSC 22000 standard

Course benefits:

  • Learners receive a Certificate of Attendance for the FSSC 22000 Workshop
  • Course is presented by experienced facilitators with an intimate knowledge and working experience of Food Safety Management systems
  • Implement the new FSSC 22000 vs 5.1 requirements
  • Overview of Food Safety Culture
  • Learn about Food Fraud, Food Defence

Who should attend?:

  • Quality Assurance, Food Safety Team, Departmental Managers


3 days

Certification type


Course dates

2021-07-02 Book Now

2021-07-21 Book Now

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