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 workshop addresses both the 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 4.1 requirements which will be audited after January 2018. All the changes to the FSSC 22000 scheme will be covered in this workshop to ensure that your organisation can start implementing the new requirementsbefore your next audit.


This workshop provides an overview of FSSC 22000. 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 require an overview of the FSSC 22000 standard. The workshop addresses both the ISO/TS 22002-1 requirements detailing the prerequisite programmes on food safety and the ISO 22000 : 2005 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 nalysis, 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
  • Additional requirements of the FSSC 22000 Standard


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


  • 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 FoodSafety Management systems
  • Implement the new FSSC 22000 vs 4.1 requirements
  • Learn about Food Fraud


  • Quality Assurance, Food Safety Team, Departmental Managers


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