About the course

The PECB Certified ISO 22000 Foundation training course covers the fundamentals of food safety management as well as an overview of the ISO 22000 requirements.

By taking this course, you will learn the various aspects of an ISO 22000-based FSMS. These include top management commitment, food safety policy, work environment, operational controls, PRPs, traceability, hazard controls, performance evaluations, and continuous improvement.

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Course Outlines


Up to six months

Learning Objectives

This training course enables you to:

  • Get acquainted with the fundamental concepts and principles of ISO 22000.
  • Understand the requirements of ISO 22000 for a food safety management system (FSMS).
  • Understand the basic approaches, methods, and practices that can be used for the implementation of FSMS.

General Information

  • Certification and examination fees are included in the price of the training course.
  • PECB will provide training material of over 200 pages of information and practical examples.
    An attendance record worth 14 CPD (Continuing Professional Development) credits will be issued to participants who have attended the training course.
  • In case of exam failure, the candidate can retake the exam once for free within 12 months of the initial exam date.

Course Details

Course Agenda

  • Introduction to food safety, FSMS, and clauses 4–6 of ISO 22000
  • Clauses 4–10 of ISO 22000
  • Certification exam


The PECB Certified ISO 22000 Foundation 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 food safety and food safety management systems.
  • Domain 2: ISO 22000 requirements for a food safety management system – Clauses 4 to 10.

Frequently Asked Questions

Who should attend?

  • Managers or consultants involved in food safety management.
  • Individuals wishing to get acquainted with the ISO 22000 requirements for a food safety management system.
  • Personnel responsible for maintaining conformity to the ISO 22000 requirements in an organisation.
  • FSMS implementation team members.
  • Individuals wishing to pursue a career in food safety management

What are the Prerequisites?

There are no prerequisites for taking this training course.

How does Self-paced training work?

This course is completed entirely online. You will be provided notes and training material and you can study at your own pace and in your own time.

You can begin whenever you choose and have up to 6 months to complete the course.


ISO 22000 Foundation – Self-Study


Learn about the best practices for food safety management and get a detailed overview of ISO 22000 requirements.

Course Price: €380 (Excl. Vat)