Quality Associates

Internal Food Safety Auditor

Internal auditing of food safety and good manufacturing programs is an essential part of ensuring that processes and practices are under control.

Course Length

2 Days

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Course Outline

Internal auditing of food safety and good manufacturing programs is an essential part of ensuring that processes and practices are under control.

This process ensures that food operations stay compliant between external audits and also follow best practice standards aspired to by your business.


National Competencies achieved on successful completion: FBPAUD4001 Assess Compliance with Food Safety Programs.

Assessment will be based on: 1. Brief CV demonstrating appropriate food industry experience and/or qualifications; 2. In-class demonstration of competency via formal assessment; 3. Job-relevant workplace project (you will require access to a workplace).

Who Should Attend

Ideal for Quality Professionals and Production Team Leads

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand how internal food safety audits contribute to the maintenance and improvement of Food Safety Management Systems
  • Identify the key elements of audit schedules and audit plans
  • Develop an audit checklist
  • Conduct an internal food safety audit and gather objective evidence
  • Classify non-conformities as Major, Minor, Critical or as an opportunity for improvement
  • Develop an Audit Report
  • Identify the best practices for ensuring your internal audits are a success


There are no prerequisites. The workplace project is easiest to be completed at your actual workplace. We can arrange mock data for this exercise if you do not have access to a workplace.

About Us

Quality Associates is a well-established business with significant Tier 1 retail and manufacturing clients. The Quality Associates Team, lead by our Director Dr Andreas Klieber have over 50 years experience here in Australia and around the world. We have vast experience in FMCG, food production, horticulture, food technology, supply chain management and food service.

What Our Customers Say

The trainer that I had the pleasure to learn from was absolutely amazing, extremely professional, patient and kind I have certainly improved my knowledge by taking these courses. Thank you Quality Associates Training
Anisoara Balajan
Quality Assurance/Maintenance


This course is accredited and leads to the units of competency as outlined in the Achievement section.

As an accredited course, this course contains assessment requirements. The course contains a series of in-class assessment activities designed to reinforce the key skills and knowledge outcomes and also has a post course assessment requirement.

You can find a copy of the terms and conditions as well as a copy of the Student Handbook. The student handbook is a comprehensive summary of student rights and obligations.

Your Statement of Attendance will be sent to you on completion of the course. If the course has a Statement or a Certificate of Attainment you will be emailed this as a pdf on successful completion of all course assessment requirements. This will take up to 28 days once attainment of the relevant units of competency is confirmed by the assessor.

For any course-related queries, please email customer support at training@qualityassociates.com.au.

No, all assessments are included in this course.