Training Courses

Did you know we offer online training?

Internal auditing of food safety management systems (based on ISO19011:2011) Online Course

This online course covers the requirements of food safety and quality management systems as well as the principles of internal and supplier auditing – just what you need to conduct audits that add value to your organisation.

Read More »

Training is provided both on-site (throughout South Africa, Africa and the rest of the world) and publicly (in Cape Town, Paarl & Johannesburg)

Food Safety Management

ISO/FSSC 22000 Management Session

An effective food safety management system can only reach its full potential if top management commitment is evident. This course is aimed to ensure buy-in from top management in order to support the effective implementation of the food safety management system.

Read More ..

FSMS ISO 22000:2005 Lead Auditor based on FSSC 22000

This course is a CQI and IRCA Certified training course, course 1753.
Auditing in an organisation is aimed at reducing and managing risks. Auditors involved in the certification process have a responsibility towards the organisation in identifying food safety risks and projecting a professional image with regards to certification.

Read More ..

ISO 22000:2005 Implementation

Certification to this standard will afford organisations in the food chain an opportunity to demonstrate their ability to control food safety hazards and to ensure that food is safe at the time of human consumption.

Read More ..

FSSC 22000 Version 4.1 Implementation (Advanced HACCP)

FSSC 22000:2011 provides a comprehensive approach to food safety management and is aimed at those organisations involved in the manufacturing step of the food chain. It combines the ISO 22000:2005 food safety management standard with the technical standards, such as ISO/TS22002-1 that will be covered during this course as well as FSSC22000 additional requirements.

Read More ..

Internal auditing of food safety management systems and supplier auditing (based on ISO 19011 and BRC and/or ISO/FSSC 22000)

An effective internal audit system is a fundamental requirement of any management system. This workshop covers the requirements of food safety and quality management systems as well as the principles of internal and supplier auditing – just what you need to conduct audits that add value to your organisation.

Read More ..

HACCP workshop for clients with ISO 22000 or FSSC 22000

FSSC/ISO 22000:2005 is an international standard that specifies the requirements for a food safety management system. Certification to this standard will afford organisations in the food chain an opportunity to demonstrate their ability to control food safety hazards and to ensure that food is safe at the time of human consumption.

Read More ..

HACCP (for clients with BRC Food and SANS 10330:2007)

Many organisations are faced with the daunting task of implementing an effective HACCP system, but lack the know-how of getting started. Some companies implement HACCP, but struggle to ensure that the team takes ownership or have a situation that despite having implemented HACCP, food safety is not ensured.

Read More ..

HACCP (SANS10330:2007) Refresher

HACCP teams often need to be reminded of the requirements of the HACCP system. In some organisations where the HACCP system has been implemented for a time, it needs to be improved. This workshop provides HACCP teams with the opportunity to refresh their memories as to the requirements of an effective food safety management system and aims to assist those who wish to improve their current systems.

Read More ..

BRC Issue 7 Global standard for food safety implementation

Companies supplying products to the United Kingdom are required to achieve BRC certification to the Global Standard for Food Safety. This course provides an in-depth discovery of the requirements of the BRC standard. Practical guidance for implementation of the 7 clauses of the BRC standard is provided. BRC is a GFSI-benchmarked standard. An overview of the voluntary modules are also provided.

Read More ..

Effective implementation of good manufacturing practice (GMP/PRP) based on SANS10049

Many of the food recalls occur as a result of poorly established or maintained GMPs, or a violation thereof. This course is aimed to explain the purpose of GMPs/PRPs and to change the behaviours of those who can influence the effective implementation thereof in a way that they will be adhered to on an ongoing basis.

Read More ..

HACCP (Codex) workshop for clients with SANS10330

Many of the food recalls that occur are due to the fact that GMPs were not well established, violated or not maintained. Food safety management systems should be effective in controlling food safety hazards. This course is targeted at supervisors, as they play a vital role in influencing the effective implementation of GMPs and HACCP.

Read More ..

Food safety for maintenance staff

Many of the food recalls occur as a result of poorly established or maintained GMPs, or a violation thereof. This course is aimed to explain the purpose of GMPs/PRPs and to change the behaviours of those who can influence the effective implementation thereof in a way that they will be adhered to on an ongoing basis.

Read More ..

Pre-requisite Standard ISO/TS22002-1

The technical specification ISO/TS22002-1 specifies the requirements for establishing, implementing and maintenance of a prerequisite programme for food manufacturers.

Read More ..

Basic food hygiene

Staff on the shop floor has a major impact on the production of safe food. This course is aimed to change behaviours of shop floor staff in such a way that they act responsibly at any time during the operation, day and night, with regards to good manufacturing practice.

Read More ..

Control of micro-organisms in the food manufacturing environment

Micro organisms play an enormous role in the food industry, both for manufacturers and consumers of products. It is required that food manufacturers control micro organisms in order to prevent spoilage of products, and specifically pathogens to prevent illness.

Read More ..

Introduction to food safety management systems

Quality Managers and other management staff are often faced with the daunting task of deciding which food safety standard to implement. Furthermore, many organisations implement these systems, but they are not implemented in such a way to achieve the maximum benefit for the company.

Read More ..

Quality Management

ISO 9001 Management Session

An effective quality management system can only reach its full potential if top management commitment is evident. This course is aimed to ensure buy-in from top management in order to support the effective implementation of the quality management system.

Read More ..

ISO 9001:2015 Implementation

Without satisfied customers, an organisation cannot survive. ISO 9001 provides a tool that can be utilised to enhance and support business processes in such a way that will ensure customer satisfaction.

Read More ..

ISO 9001 Bridging Workshop

ISO9001:2008 was revised and the new version, ISO9001:2015 published. Certified companies must convert their current systems to incorporate the requirements of the new Standard. This workshop highlights the differences between the Standards clause-by-clause, and will enable delegates to identify the aspects that have to be amended in order to conform to the new requirements.

Read More ..

ISO 9001 Awareness Workshop

Without satisfied customers, an organisation cannot survive. ISO 9001 provides a tool that can be utilised to enhance and support business processes in such a way that will ensure customer satisfaction.

Read More ..

Laboratory Management

ISO/IEC 17025:2005 Implementation for testing laboratories

The ISO/IEC17025 accreditation of any testing laboratory is deemed as one of the top most achievements, as this shows the laboratory is functioning on an international standard of testing. ISO 17025 requirements can be applied to chemical and microbiological testing laboratories and enables certification of results.

Read More ..

Internal auditing of laboratory management systems (ISO/IEC17025:2005)

An effective internal audit system is a fundamental requirement of the laboratory management system. This workshop covers the requirements from ISO/IEC17025 from an auditing perspective as well as the principles of internal auditing – just what you need to conduct internal audits that add value in to your laboratory.

Read More ..

Laboratory methods for non-scientists

Laboratory personnel are held accountable for the accurate analyses of samples. Results are used by production and logistics staff or external clients as the basis for major decisions, however the level of technical training on laboratory methods, both chemical and microbiological are, in many cases, below average.

Read More ..

ISO/IEC17025:2005 Awareness for testing laboratories

The ISO/IEC17025 accreditation of any testing laboratory is deemed as one of the top most achievements, as this shows the laboratory is functioning on an international standard of testing. ISO 17025 requirements can be applied to analytical, chemical and microbiological testing laboratories and enables the certification of results.

Read More ..

Other

Food Defence workshop (VACCP & TACCP)

Requirements for food fraud and food defence have been written into various Standards, such as IFS, BRC and FSSC22000 version 4. Both of these topics deal with intentional adulteration, designed to either yield economic gains for the criminal or to cause harm to the consumer, contrary to HACCP, which is designed to control unintentional or accidental harm.

Read More ..

Supplier Quality Assurance

In the continuing quest to boost profits, sustain efficiency and respond to market change, organisations are depending ever-increasingly on the quality of their suppliers.

Read More ..

Management System Administration

The effectiveness of food safety and quality management systems are often dependent on the manner in which these are administrated. The purpose of a food safety and quality management system is to enhance the business; therefore, sound administration of such a system should be evident. This course is designed to enable delegates an insight into effective administration of food safety and quality systems.

Read More ..

Root Cause Analysis

The corrective action system is a fundamental requirement of any management system, whether it is BRC, IFS, ISO/FSSC22000 or ISO9001. In many organisations, this system is often not implemented with success to make a difference to the bottom line. Many organisations struggle with the same problems on an ongoing basis.

Read More ..

Office Number: +27 23 316 2022
Fax Number: +27 23 316 2008
Cell Numbers: +27 82 335 1634 or +27 82 850 3006
Email: info@progress-excellence.co.za
Address: PO Box 616, Ceres, 6835, South Africa