Next Open Course
14 Jan 2021
£195 + VAT
On-Site Training Option
Qualify at home or work with our unique remote learning option.
- Online mock test
- Tutor marked assignments
- Live webinars with a subject matter expert
- Tutor support 7 days a week
- Gain an Ofqual regulated qualification with remote online invigilation
Only £195 per person. Reduce costs and get your team learning together with our discounted group package for more than 5 candidates. The cost is £495, plus £75 per person for certification.
The cost to deliver a course on-site at your premises or chosen venue for up to 15 candidates is £595, plus £75 per person for certification fee.
Price does not include VAT.
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Course Overview and Benefits
This one-day Ofqual regulated qualification has been specially developed by subject matter experts for those working in food manufacturing or catering. Successful candidates will gain a nationally recognised qualification accepted by an EHO or external auditor. Candidates on this course will gain practical knowledge in how to plan and conduct an effective audit or inspection, and present findings in clear and actionable report.
- Audit versus inspection
- The benefits and limitations of inspections/audits
- Audit terminology
- Different audit approaches and categories
- The role of the auditor/inspector
- Inspector/auditor prerequisite skills, knowledge and experience
- The audit cycle
- Planning and preparation for an audit or inspection
- Defining audit scope and frequency
- Opening meeting
- Communications skills
- Data gathering techniques
- Interview techniques
- Approaches to intervention
- Data analysis and interpretation
- Root cause analysis
- Report writing
- Verifying completion (closing out)
The candidate must complete a 1 hour examination consisting of 30 multiple-choice questions. To achieve a pass the candidate must answer at least 18 out of 30 questions correctly or 24 for a distinction.
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We regularly deliver level 3 Effective Auditing and Inspection Skills courses across the UK, including London (Harrow, Acton, Wembley), Buckinghamshire (Aylesbury, Milton Keynes), Bedfordshire (Dunstable), Oxfordshire (Banbury and Oxford), Gloucestershire, Leicestershire ,Worcestershire (Bromsgrove), Leicestershire, Birmingham, Lancashire, Manchester, Northamptonshire (Wellingborugh, Kettering, Corby and Daventry), Warwickshire (Nuneaton, Leaminington Spa and Rugby), Bristol, Avon, Rutland, Hertfordshire (Watford, St Albans, Stevenage and Hitchin), Berkshire (Newbury and Reading), Surrey (Dorking and Reigate), Hampshire (Fareham), Dorset (Dorcherster), Middlesex (Slough), Essex (Basildon and Braintree), Lincolnshire (Spalding) and Cambridgeshire (Peterborough), Hampshire, Kent (Rochester and Ramsgate) Suffolk and Norfolk (Norwich).