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HACCP: Internal Auditing FOOD 2163

Food Technology Course

International Fees

International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.

Course details

Internal Auditing is an essential tool for HACCP Program verification. Participants prepare and practice using an Audit Checklist by role-playing in a CCP operation audit interview scenario. Effective communication skills and questioning techniques are emphasized throughout the course. Audit finding and report writing is addressed in detail; non-conformities are discussed in a risk-based context. Targeted HACCP Program verification audit strategies are explored. Course content is based on ISO 19011:2011 Guidelines for Auditing Management Systems and is applicable to GFSI Recognized Standards. BCIT issues a statement of completion to participants who achieve a pass grade of 70%.




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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Define the function of internal audits in HACCP Programs.
  • Describe and justify the Stages and Steps of auditing.
  • Demonstrate the attributes and communication skills of an effective auditor; recognize the importance of Emotional Intelligence in auditing.
  • Prepare and use an Audit Checklist to collect audit evidence.
  • Apply different questioning techniques during audit interviews.
  • Document audit findings using three-part Non-Conformity Statements.
  • Write Corrective Action Requests (CARs) and an Audit Report.
  • Develop an Internal Auditing SOP to guide the auditing process in a HACCP Program context.
  • Assign non-conformance risk ratings and scores to prioritize CARs and quantify audit conclusions.
  • Apply audit strategies to achieve targeted HACCP Program verification objectives and prepare for an external audit.

Effective as of Winter 2013

Related Programs

HACCP: Internal Auditing (FOOD 2163) is offered as a part of the following programs:

  • Indicates programs accepting international students.
  • Indicates programs with a co-op option.

School of Health Sciences

  1. Food Safety
    Associate Certificate Part-time


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