National Food Safety Auditor (NFSA) Certification

Competency Based Certification Exemplar Global RABQSA iNARTEThe National Food Safety Auditor (NFSA) Certification program provides national (Australian) recognition for food safety professionals on behalf of the Australian State Regulators. The benefits being:

  • National recognition and consistency improving Industry confidence
  • Additional specialized Industry Scopes also available

This table provides a summary of certification requirements:

LEVEL KNOWLEDGE COMPETENCIES EDUCATION PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES SKILL COMPETENCIES
Level 1
(Compliance)
Exemplar Global-NFSA1,
Exemplar Global-NFSA2
N/A PAAS Master® Skill Examination Level 1 during Compliance Audit
Level 2
(Low Risk)
Exemplar Global-NFSA2,
Exemplar Global-NFSA3
N/A PAAS Master® Skill Examination Level 2 during a Low Risk Audit
Level 3
(Medium Risk)
Exemplar Global-NFSA2,
Exemplar Global-NFSA3,
Exemplar Global-NFSA4
N/A PAAS Master® Skill Examination Level 3 during a medium risk audit
Level 4
(High Risk)
Exemplar Global-NFSA2,
Exemplar Global-NFSA3,
Exemplar Global-NFSA4
Certificate IV or higher in Food Science/Technology or related field with a minimum of 40 hours of Microbiology. PAAS Master® Skill Examination Level 4 during a high risk audit