Internal Auditor Training for Food Industry

Quality assessment is one of the primary requirements for the food industry. With the government’s renewed focus on the development of India as a food processing hub, there are huge opportunities opening up in the Indian food industry. Skilled jobs are becoming available as food business operators look for trained personnel across spectrums.

Internal auditing of the quality management system is one such process that requires an individual with Internal Auditor Training for the food industry. The job requires you to assess the level of implementation of the quality management system used by a food business. FICSI offers authorized Internal Auditor Training for the food industry under the rules laid down by Food Safety and Standards Act 2006.

Why this course

The purpose of this course is to teach,

  • How to review the structure and basic requirements of ISO 9001:2015
  • How to plan and conduct an internal audit of a food business to improve the effectiveness of a Food Safety and Management System (FSMS), adding value to the organization
  • How to manage first party and second party FSMS audits within an organization

Who can benefit from this Internal Auditor Training for food businesses?

The course is meant for professionals in the food industry. Entrepreneurs looking to start a food business or food professionals who wish to expand their skill set can also apply. The job role of a Food Auditor includes,

  • Conducting periodic food safety audits of the FBO
  • Verifying the compliance of the food business operators per the provisions of the Act and rules and regulations thereunder
  • Pre-commissioning the inspection of newly established food business units
  • Maintaining confidentiality in terms of commercial-in-confidence materials, including process of product formulation, food safety programs, and audit outcomes
  • Forwarding the audit report to the Authority
  • Carrying out necessary follow-up action to verify corrective action if required
  • Other duties prescribed by the Act and the Food Authority


  • Students in final year of their diploma/degree courses
  • Mid to senior level employees in the food sector
  • Entrepreneurs working in the food sector
  • Food handlers and food professionals

Details of Food Traceability Training Course by FICSI

  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Mode: Online/Offline
  • Language: English/Hindi
  • Certificate: Awarded by FICSI
  • Note: No refund allowed, however in exceptional circumstances. Refund can be considered provided request is received from participant 48 hours before start of training

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