Please find below the current training courses for certification bodies and auditors:


IFS Scoring Course

Voluntary IFS training for IFS Food exam applicants, reviewers who are not already approved IFS Auditors, industry staff: how does IFS score? and auditors who would like to improve their scoring skills.

IFS Food Calibration Training

Obligatory training for all IFS Food auditors who want to extend their IFS Food auditor qualification.

IFS Logistics Calibration Training

Obligatory training for all IFS pure Logistics auditors who want to maintain their IFS Logistics auditor qualification.

IFS PACsecure Calibration Training

As indicated in the IFS PACsecure Standard auditors need to attend the calibration training every two years to maintain their auditor approval. 

IFS Train-the-trainer

Obligatory training course for all (certification body) internal IFS trainers, reviewers and observers.
The IFS “Train the trainer”- course is the equivalent  (mentioned in: IFS Food version 6.1, Part 3, chapter 3.1) of the IFS in-house course organized by the certification body.

IFS Logistics, 2.2 Auditor Training

Qualification Training for all IFS Food auditors, who also want to audit against IFS Logistics.

IFS Broker Auditor Training

Qualification Training for all IFS Food auditors, who also want to audit against IFS Broker.

IFS Wholesale / Cash & Carry Version 2

Qualification Training for IFS Food auditors and reviewer, who also want to audit and review reports against IFS Wholesale / Cash & Carry

Combined Sessions: Examination & Training

Auditor qualification trainings in combination with examinations.

IFS PACsecure auditor training

Qualification training for all who would like to become an IFS PACsecure auditor.

IFS HPC Version 2, Auditor Training

Qualification Training for all who would like to become an IFS HPC auditor.

IFS Global Markets-Logistics assessor training

The IFS Global Markets – Logistics is a standardized product safety program for logistic service providers. The aim is to support “small and/or less developed businesses” in the development of a product safety management system and to help them make the first step towards the IFS Logistics.

IFS Global Markets – Food Assessors Training

Qualification Training for all potential assessors, who meet the basic requirements of part 3 of IFS Global Markets – Food.



  • 06 October 2020
    IFS Food v7 now published

    IFS – International Featured Standards is pleased to announce the publication of the new IFS Food version 7. IFS Food is a worldwide...

  • 17 September 2020
    IFS Broker Remote option available

    As of September 2020, IFS Broker audits can be performed remotely. The option is voluntary, and must be mutually agreed upon between the...

  • 31 August 2020
    IFS Focus Day China 2020

    On Aug 13, 2020, the 6th IFS Focus Day China was held in Shanghai. More than 200 experts, professors, and management representatives of food enterprises...

  • 26 August 2020
    Updated IFS Doctrines available

    Stay current on the IFS Food, Logistics, Broker, and PACsecure Standards with the updated IFS Doctrines. The doctrines address our stakeholders'...


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