FSSC 22000 Rev 4.1 Fundamentals Training Course | FSSC Certified

Course Overview Who is this course for?

The focus of our FSSC 22000 Fundamentals Training Course is to comprehensively introduce Learners to Food Safety Management Systems and provide them with a highly insightful introduction to the purpose, intent and requirements of FSSC 22000 plus the business case for adopting FSSC 22000.

Kelmac Group is a licensed training provider, recognized by the Foundation for Food Safety Certification (FSSC)  



Key Course Learning Outcome Why this course is unique?

Our training demonstrates to the Learner the benefits of adopting the unique Kelmac Group® One System Model for enhancing organizational compliance, effectiveness and efficiency based on utilizing Business Process Management to enhance ISO.



Course Basics What is essential to know about this course?

  • This is a 1-day (8hr) learning event.
  • Start/Finish Times: 08:00am – 17:30pm
  • Ideal for those looking to get started & understand the requirements of Food Safety Management Systems & FSSC 22000.
  • This course is recognized by the Foundation for Food Safety Certification (FSSC)  


Upcoming Dates and Locations Where can I register?

We are sorry but there are currently no public training dates available for this course at the moment! If you would like to send us your details, we will contact you when a course becomes available near you. If you have any questions about this course, call (312) 496 6607.

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Course Learning Topics What does the course cover?
  • Course Introduction

    • The Business Case for FSSC 22000 and the Relationship with with Safe Food across the Food Chain*
    • Overview of GFSI Approved Schemes
    • Purpose and Impact of Annex S
    • New and Revised Terminology
    • External and Internal Issues, Interested Party Requirements, Risks and Opportunities
    • Top Management & Business Processes*

    FSSC 22000 – Context of the Organization

    • The New Requirements for Context of the Organization
    • The Organizations External and Internal Issues, Interested Parties, their Needs, Significance, Monitoring and Measurement
    • The PDCA Cycle and the Process-based Food Safety Management System Model for ISO/FSSC 22000
    • The Organization Business Model, Alignment with the Food Safety Management System Process Model and Benefits*
    • Audit Evidence & Sources*

    FSSC 22000– Leadership

    • The New and Enhanced Requirements for Leadership
    • Audit Evidence and Sources*
  • FSSC 22000– Planning of the FSMS

    • The Requirements for Planning of the Food Safety Management System
    • Process Terminology, Processes & Process Controls, Risks and Opportunities*
    • Food Safety Objectives and Plans to Achieve Them
    • Management of Change
    • Audit Evidence and Sources*

    FSSC 22000 – Support

    • The Requirements for Support
    • The New and Enhanced Requirements for Awareness and Communications
    • Annex SL Requirements for Documented Information and How It Differs from Previous Management System Requirements

    FSSC 22000– Operation

    • The Requirements for Operation
    • The New and Enhanced Requirements for Operational Planning and Control, specifically HACCP and Outsourcing
    • Audit Evidence and Sources*
  • FSSC 22000 – Performance Evaluation*

    • The Requirements for Performance Evaluation*
    • The Requirements for Monitoring, Measurement, Analysis and Evaluation*
    • FSMS Verification*
    • Internal Auditing and Management Review*
    • Audit Evidence & Sources*

    FSSC 22000 – Improvement*

    • The Requirements for Improvement*
    • The Requirements for Managing Non-Conformity and Corrective Action, and Continual Improvement and updating the FSMS*
    • Certification and Accreditation*

*Kelmac Group cover this topic in more depth compared to our competitors.
**Kelmac Group proven added value as this material is not covered by the IRCA specification or our competitors.

Course Certification FSSC Recognized Training

Kelmac Group is a licensed training provider, recognized by the Foundation for Food Safety Certification (FSSC) . This course has been designed by leading experts to provide high quality training to professionals seeking to understand Food Safety Management Systems based on FSSC 22000.

Additional Course Information

Who Should Attend?
  • Managers planning the registration to FSSC 22000
  • Anyone who may be involved in either the support or actual implementation of a food safety management system or HACCP-based system
  • Managers or other personnel tasked with managing a food safety management system
  • Food safety consultants
Course Assessment

The Learner is assessed based on participation and performance throughout the duration of the course. This includes all exercises, role plays, case studies and all other activities during the course.

Please note, full attendance is required during the training course.

Our Course vs. Our Competitors Why is our course the best?

Working with a Case Study: Almost Full Documented FSMS Why is this important?

Each Learner will audit the almost full documented FSMS from the unique Kelmac Group® assurance perspective. The Kelmac Group® assurance perspective is unique as we audit like many professional financial audit practices where the focus is on providing top management with the quality of insight to make decisions and actions aimed at improving performance of the organization. 

We boast the most comprehensive documented FSMS Case Study available including an ISO/FSSC 22000 Food Safety Policy Manual; 13 SIPOC processes [Value chain, Support and Management]; 19 procedures; Dairy – Milk Processing  HACCP System and related documented templates and records.

One System Model Why is this important?

The one system model is based on utilizing Business Process Management to enhance ISO based Management Systems.

Our course is unlike our competitors as we will outline a methodology for developing and implementing an Food Safety Management System based upon the requirements of FSSC 22000, where the FSMS is integrated with the organization’s business model. 

Others train followers, we train leaders™

More Topics Covered In More Depth Why is this important?

In this course, we cover 14 topics in more depth than any of our competitors!

If you look at other courses, they are largely focused on knowledge based learning which does not cover all requirements of FSSC 22000.

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