Food Safety

IFS Representative – Compact Food Safety Management

LIFS | 2 days


Food safety and product quality should be improved, protection and trust of customers should be raised and cost efficiency in the food supply chain should be increased by means of the IFS standard. The task of the IFS Representative is to guarantee that the requirements on the food safety management system are fulfilled and that the system is continuously improved and further developed.


Basic knowledge of food law, personnel and industrial hygiene and HACCP are expected. The participation in the course series hygiene management and quality management for food safety are recommended but not required.

Target group

IFS Representatives or employees of the IFS team, employees who are responsible for product safety and legality, particularly employees working in the fields of acquisition, quality assurance, engineering and production

  • IFS Food: background, development, objectives, requirements
  • Basics of food law
  • Implementation and preparation for the certification audit
  • Optimization of the existing food safety management system - focus on HACCP: Food Defense and Food Fraud
  • Internal audits: audit process and audit report
  • Fulfillment of requirements in operational practice by means of case studies and exercises
The seminar is followed by a knowledge check in the form of multiple choice tasks. Duration: 30 minutes. Passing the knowledge check is stated on the confirmation of participation.

Knowledge check fee is already included in the training fee.


We provide dates on request and looking forward to your contact.

Please note that deviations from the new course program may arise in terms of content and participation fees.

Our experts

Impartial. Competent. Trustworthy.


Mr. Wolfgang Leger-Hillebrand

Executive Vice President Sector Management Food Safety


Mr. Stefan Hainzl

Business Development Food Safety


Ms. Irmgard Schmoll

Business Development Food Safety

Network partner

Ms. Elisabeth Voltmer

Network partner, Product Expert Trainings Food Safety

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