PECB ISO 22000 Lead Implementer

Why should you attend?

The age of globalization has brought new challenges to all industries, and the food industry is no exception. The origin and safety of food products is a main concern in today’s market. It has become increasingly difficult to have proper knowledge on the production methods and origin of food products. Internationally recognized food safety measures are no longer a privilege; they have become a basic requirement for all organizations that deal with food production or service.

The implementation of a food safety management system (FSMS) is a strategic decision for ensuring the safety of food delivered to the consumer. This training course, developed by PECB, aims to help participants develop the knowledge and skills necessary to support an organization in establishing, implementing, managing, and maintaining an FSMS based on ISO 22000 and other best practices. Implementers play a key role in an organization’s ability to successfully implement and maintain an FSMS.

The training course enables you to help organizations establish processes needed to maintain the quality and safety their products and services, while adhering to all legal, regulatory, and other requirements. As part of this training course, you will learn how to establish controls that proactively prevent noncompliance and contribute to the creation of a culture of safety, integrity, transparency, and openness.

The training course is followed by the certification exam. If you pass, you can apply for the “PECB Certified ISO 22000 Lead Implementer” credential. The “PECB ISO 22000 Lead Implementer” certificate is internationally recognized. It validates your professional capabilities and competences to implement an FSMS in an organization based on the requirements of ISO 22000.

Why should attend?

  • Managers or consultants involved in food safety management 
  • Expert advisors interested in mastering the implementation process of a food safety management system
  • Individuals responsible for maintaining conformity to the FSMS requirements in an organization
  • FSMS team members

Course agenda

DAY 1 | Introduction to ISO 22000 and the initiation of an FSMS 

DAY 2 | Implementation plan of an FSMS

DAY 3 | Implementation of an FSMS

DAY 4 | Performance evaluation, continual improvement, and preparation for the certification audit

DAY 5 | Certification exam

Training material

The participant will receive training material containing more than 400 pages of information and practical examples in electronic form via the KATE app.  As part of the full-time course, the participant will also receive printed training materials. 

Examination

The PECB Certified ISO 22000 Lead Implementer exam fully meets the requirements of the PECB Examination and Certification Program (ECP). It covers the following competency domains:

  • DOMAIN 1 | Fundamental principles and concepts of a food safety management system
  • DOMAIN 2 | Food safety management system requirements 
  • DOMAIN 3 | Planning of an FSMS implementation based on ISO 22000
  • DOMAIN 4 | Implementation of an FSMS based on ISO 22000
  • DOMAIN 5 | Monitoring and measurement of an FSMS based on ISO 22000
  • DOMAIN 6 | Continual improvement of an FSMS based on ISO 22000
  • DOMAIN 7 | Preparation for an FSMS certification audit

The exam takes the form of a test consisting of 12 essay questions. It is an open-book exam, where candidates are allowed to use the following reference materials: training course materials, any personal notes taken during the training course, a hard copy dictionary, a hard copy of a standard. The exam lasts 3 hours and can be taken online or in paper form. If you do not pass the exam, you can repeat the exam for free within 12 months.

For specific information about exam type, languages available, and other details, please visit the List of PECB Exams and the Examination Rules and Policies.

Price

The price includes participation in the course, electronic training materials, exam and PECB certification fees. In addition, the price of the full-time course includes a printed copy of the training material, lunch on the training days and refreshments.

Certification

Upon the successful completion of the exam, you can apply for one of the credentials shown in the table below. You will receive a certificate once you fulfill all the requirements related to the selected credential. For more information about ISO 22000 certifications and the PECB certification process, please refer to the Certification Rules and Policies.

The PECB ISO 22000 Implementer certification scheme has the following requirements:

Information about the course

Course Duration: 5 days
Exam: Yes
Exam Duration: 3 hrs
Retake Exam: Free

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CredentialExamProfessional experienceProject experience
PECB Certified ISO 22000 Provisional ImplementerPECB Certified ISO 22000 Lead Implementer Exam or equivalentNoneNone
PECB Certified ISO 22000 ImplementerPECB Certified ISO 22000 Lead Implementer Exam or equivalentTwo years: One year of work experience in Food Safety ManagementProject activities: a total of 200 hours
PECB Certified ISO 22000 Lead ImplementerPECB Certified ISO 22000 Lead Implementer Exam or equivalentFive years: Two years of work experience in Food Safety ManagementProject activities: a total of 300 hours
PECB Certified ISO 22000 Senior Lead ImplementerPECB Certified ISO 22000 Lead Implementer Exam or equivalentTen years: Seven years of work experience in Food Safety ManagementProject activities: a total of 1,000 hours

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