Course Details

Understanding FSSC 22000 v6 Training Course

Course Area

Food Safety

Course Duration

1 Day

Continuing Education Units


Course Fee

USD $690.00

Early Bird Price*

USD $640.00

Upcoming Sessions
Jul 10, 2024 - Live Online - Full DayEnroll
Oct 7, 2024 - Live Online - Full DayEnroll

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* Subject to availability

Course Details

Learn how to embed continual improvement at the heart of your organization through an FSSC 22000 Food Safety Management System (FSMS). The base of the ISO 22000:2018 standard is an opportunity for organizations to align their strategic direction and increase focus on improving food safety performance.

Identify the structure and requirements of an effective management system, and what this means for you. Gain a thorough insight into food safety management systems and the key concepts and structure of FSSC 22000, key terms, definitions and the ISO standardized high level structure. You’ll learn to interpret and apply the key concepts and principles of the standard to existing processes within your organization.

Course Aim

This course will help you to understand the FSSC 22000 food safety management system requirements relative to:

  • The ability to consistently provide safe foods and relevant products and services that meet customer and applicable statutory and regulatory requirements
  • Addressing risks associated with its objectives
  • The ability to demonstrate conformity to specified food safety management system requirements

What will I learn?

You will learn:

  • What is an FSSC Food Safety Management System (FSMS)?
  • Why an FSSC FSMS is important to an organization and its benefits
  • The background of FSSC 22000 and its intended results
  • The terms and definitions used 
  • The key concepts and structure of FSSC 22000 and ISO 22000:2018
  • The main requirements of FSSC 22000 and ISO 22000:2018

Who should attend?

Anyone involved in the planning, implementing, maintaining, supervising, or auditing of an FSSC 22000 food safety management system.

This may include operations, technical and quality teams, human resource, engineering, logistics and product development teams and managers.


1 Day

How will I learn?

Our high impact accelerated learning approach increases learning by improving knowledge retention. This course is activity-based, resulting in a deeper understanding of the material and a greater impact on job performance.

What will I gain?

On completion, you’ll be awarded an internationally recognized BSI Training Academy certificate.


Delegates should obtain a copy of FSSC 22000 v6 before taking this course.

Delegates may also obtain a copy of ISO 22000:2018, Food safety management systems — Requirements for any organization in the food chain.

Delegates may also obtain the relevant ISO 22002 Prerequisite Programmes on Food Safety relevant to their food industry sector.

For delegates in food manufacturing this is ISO/TS 22002-1:2009

For delegates in catering this is ISO/TS 22002-2:2013

For delegates in food packaging manufacturing this is ISO/TS 22002-4:2013

For delegates in transport and storage this is ISO/TS 22002-5:2019

For delegates in feed and animal food production this is ISO/TS 22002-6:2016

Further information

Detailed course notes are provided.

Course Materials

Soft Copy: You will receive an email prior to the course with instructions on how to access the online Student Handbook, which can be viewed, downloaded or printed.

NOTE: Copies of the standards are not included in the class fee.

BSI will make reasonable efforts to have loaner copies available for use during the class, but students are encouraged to have their own copy. Soft copies of the digital loaner standard cannot be printed or downloaded.

Course Logistics

If your class is Live Online:

  • Students need to connect to the class from any internet accessible location.
  • Webcam and Microphone are REQUIRED.
  • ALL course times shown are US EASTERN TIME.

If your class is In-person :

  • You are encouraged to bring a laptop with you to class.
  • Please bring a picture ID such as a driver's license, passport, or work badge to class for verification purposes.

*Session lengths could vary depending on amount of class discussion.

Related training

You may also be interested in attending our FSSC 22000 v6 Implementation, Internal Auditor and Lead Auditor courses, ISO 22000:2018 courses

All Upcoming Course Dates

Date and Time Location Fees Enroll
Jul 10, 2024 11:00 AM - 7:30 PM ET
Live Online - Full DayUSD $690.00Enroll
Oct 7, 2024 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM ET
Live Online - Full DayUSD $690.00Enroll

The venues for scheduled courses are tentative until receipt of a course confirmation from BSI.

Live Online Classes

Certified, convenient, and interactive, with no travel costs.

Private Class

Interested in a private or customized version of this course? Request a quote.


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