This Nationally Accredited training covers the skills and knowledge required for participants who wish to conduct regulatory food safety audits within the high risk scope.

This unit applies to the role of a food safety auditor responsible for auditing heat treatment processes. Audit processes would typically occur within the context of auditing a HACCP-based food safety program that defines related prerequisite program requirements.

This unit applies to products which are heat-processed foods distributed as chilled products with defined shelf-life. It supports relevant legislation, such as food standards contained in the Food Standards Code and industry codes of practice relating to the validation and verification of a HACCP-based food safety program
This training supports the implementation of National Food Safety Audit Policy.

The prerequisite training units required to attend this training session include the following units of competency:

FBPAUD4002 – Communicate and negotiate to conduct food safety audits
FBPAUD4003 – Conduct food safety audits
FBPAUD4004 – Identify, evaluate and control food safety hazards

On the successful completion of this training and assessment; trainees will be issued a Statement of Attainment with the following units of competency:

FBPAUD5003 – Audit a heat treatment process

Course Description

This unit of competency provides the skills and knowledge required to:

  • Identify food safety hazards and related control options for heat treatment processes; and
  • Confirm that appropriate evidence supports the validation of the heat treatment process; and
  • Confirm verification of the food safety program for a heat treatment process.

Employment Opportunities

Completion of this unit of competency will provide the participant with the key elements to meet the employment requirements for conducting Regulatory Food Safety Audits in line with the National Food Safety Audit Policy, for business processes including:

  • Retorting systems
  • Pasteurisation systems
  • Aseptic processing and packaging systems
  • Hot fill systems

Application of Unit

This unit applies to the role of a food safety auditor responsible for auditing a heat treatment process.
It supports relevant legislation, such as the Food Standards Code and industry standards relating to a HACCP-based FSP.

Assessment

Each participant may be assessed by a range of methods including:

  • Case Studies and Participation in workshop discussion
  • Observation in the workplace or Role-plays
  • Demonstrated Auditing Skills
  • Written Assessment at the conclusion of the session

Pre Requisite Units

The pre-requisite competency units required to attend this training workshop are:

FBPAUD4002 – Communicate and negotiate to conduct food safety audits
FBPAUD4003 – Conduct food safety audits
FBPAUD4004 – Identify, evaluate and control food safety hazards

Course Delivery

This comprehensive food safety training workshop is typically delivered over 3 days
Training can be delivered on site at your facility reducing additional travel times for your staff.
(Minimum participation applies)

Course Fees

3 day Nationally Accredited course: $2250
Includes Skill Examination. Training fees are calculated per participant and vary according to location and travel costs.
Additional fees may apply for this course
Call 03 5821 7474 for quotation

Essential Outcomes

The following Elements will be covered in detail during the training session.
This will form the basis of expected knowledge at the completion of the course including knowledge of:

  1. Regulations, codes of practice and technical standards relating to heat treatment processes
  2. Principles of heat treatment and application of heat processing methods to product types
  3. Prerequisite programs required to support effectiveness of heat treatment processes
  4. Principles of sampling requirements and test methods to confirm effectiveness of heat treatment and other controls


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