Food Safety Auditor Certification

Competency Based Certification Exemplar Global RABQSA iNARTEThe Competency Based Food Safety Auditor Certification program provide recognition for auditors of HACCP-based food safety management systems in appropriate industry sectors and processes. The benefits being:

  • Provides international recognition for professionals managing Food Safety Management in accordance with ISO 22000:2005 & ISO 19011:2011
  • Provides proof of competence to effectively manage food safety issues via extensive examination of Knowledge, Work Experience and competence to audit
  • Competency based Principal and Lead Auditors are accredited under ISO 17024:2012
  • Once certified as a Professional, gain your passport to the world!

This table provides a summary of certification requirements:

Grade Knowledge Competencies
(Section 3)
Skill Competencies
[examined in audit situation by Exemplar Global examiner]
(Section 4)
Qualifications
(education,
training,
work experience]
(Section 5)
Personal Attributes (Section 6)
Provisional Food Safety Auditor Exemplar Global-AU,
Exemplar Global-FS
N/A N/A N/A
Food Safety Auditor Exemplar Global-AU,
Exemplar Global-FS
Food Safety auditing as team member Tertiary + 2 years relevant work exp. to scope PAAS Master®
Principal Food Safety Auditor Exemplar Global-AU,
Exemplar Global-FS
Food Safety auditing as solo auditor Tertiary + 2 years relevant work exp. to scope PAAS Master®
Lead Food Safety Auditor Exemplar Global-AU,
Exemplar Global-FS,
Exemplar Global-TL
Food Safety auditing as audit team leader Tertiary + 2 years relevant work exp. to scope PAAS Master®
Business Improvement Food Safety Auditor Exemplar Global-AU,
Exemplar Global-FS,
Exemplar Global-TL,
Exemplar Global-OI
Food Safety auditing as audit team leader Tertiary + 2 years relevant work exp. to scope PAAS Master®

Qualification Based Certification Exemplar Global RABQSA iNARTEThe Qualification Based Food Safety Auditor Certification program has been designed to provide recognition for auditors of HACCP-based food safety management systems in appropriate industry sectors and processes and ensures that auditors meet or exceed the qualification guidelines described in ISO 19011:2002.

This table provides a summary of certification requirements:

Grade Knowledge Competencies (Section 3) Audit
Experience
Qualifications
[education,
training,
work experience]
(Section 5)
Associate Food Safety Auditor (FS-AA) Exemplar Global-AU,
Exemplar Global-FS
or equivalent
N/A At least two years relevant Food Safety work experience in the previous four years and A minimum of four to eight years work experience, depending on formal qualifications.
Food Safety Auditor (FS-A) Exemplar Global-AU,
Exemplar Global-FS
or equivalent
20 audit days, with at least 4 complete audits as member of audit team At least two years relevant Food Safety work experience in the previous four years and A minimum of four to eight years work experience, depending on formal qualifications.
Principal Food Safety Auditor (FS-PR) Exemplar Global-AU,
Exemplar Global-FS
or equivalent
20 audit days, with at least 4 complete audits. At least 10 days and 2 complete audits as a solo auditor At least two years relevant Food Safety work experience in the previous four years and A minimum of four to eight years work experience, depending on formal qualifications.
Lead Food Safety Auditor (FS-LA) Exemplar Global-AU,
Exemplar Global-FS,
Exemplar Global-TL
or equivalent
35 audit days, with at least 7 complete audits. At least 15 days and 3 complete audits as Team Leader At least two years relevant Food Safety work experience in the previous four years and A minimum of four to eight years work experience, depending on formal qualifications.
Business Improvement Food Safety Auditor (FS-BI) Exemplar Global-AU,
Exemplar Global-FS,
Exemplar Global-TL,
Exemplar Global-OI
or equivalent
35 audit days, with at least 7 complete audits. At least 15 days and 3 complete audits as Team Leader At least two years relevant Food Safety work experience in the previous four years and A minimum of four to eight years work experience, depending on formal qualifications.