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Internal Auditor Training FOOD 2170

Food Technology Course

Course details

​This course will prepare food plant personnel to perform internal audits to determine if the food manufacturer's food safety and quality program is being implemented such that it effectively meets required standards. The student will learn how to prepare the audit, collect audit evidence, evaluate the audit evidence to determine conformance, write the final audit report and prepare Corrective Action Requests for the management team. BCIT issues a badge once you successfully complete this course with a grade of 70%. If you also completed FoodCert010 Fundamentals of Food Science for Professionals (UBC) and FoodCert020 Food Safety Management Principles, Laws and Regulations (UBC), you will receive a Micro-certificate in Food Safety Management from UBC and BCIT.​​


  • 70% in FOOD 1189
  • FoodCert020 Food Safety Management System Principles, Laws and Regulations (from UBC). Consideration will be given to individuals with experience in writing and implementing food safety programs.





Course offerings

Winter 2023

Below is one offering of FOOD 2170 for the Winter 2023 term.

CRN 90775


Tue Feb 21 - Tue Mar 21 (5 weeks)

  • 5 weeks
  • CRN 90775
  • $768.16
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Feb 21 - Mar 21 Tue 08:00 - 14:00 Online

Rebecca Robertson

Course outline





Learning Outcomes

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

  • Identify the audit goal and choose an audit strategy.
  • Plan for an audit.
  • Prepare for an audit.
  • Collect audit evidence.
  • Document objective evidence using a three part nonconformity statement.
  • Assign risk to objective evidence.
  • Categorize objectives into audit findings.
  • Write final audit report.
  • Prepare Corrective Action Requests.
  • Complete an audit of a food manufacturing facility​.​

Effective as of Winter 2023

Related Programs

Internal Auditor Training (FOOD 2170) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Health Sciences

  1. Food Safety Management
    Microcredential Part-time


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