Supplier Auditing

Auditing Training Courses

Supplier Auditing Course

A 1-day course focusing on how to carry out audits on existing or potential new suppliers. Successful completion leads to the FDQ Supplier Auditing Certificate

Course Fee

£370 per person or 2 for £650 +VAT
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Course Summary

This 1-day course is aimed at those responsible for, or aiming to be responsible for, the auditing of their organisation's new and existing suppliers as part of their job role.

Entry Requirements

No formal entry requirements, but this course is suitable for candidates who have completed our 2-day FDQ Auditing Skills Certificate course or have a good working knowledge of auditing procedures.


Multiple choice test at the end of the day (20 questions)


1 day

Course Fee

£370 per person or 2 for £650 +VAT

Course fee includes:

  • Course binder and notes
  • Lunch and refreshments
  • FDQ exam fee and certificate

Course Structure & Content

Section 1

The Purpose of Supplier Auditing

  • Including liaison with buyers, understanding the cost benefit
Section 2

The Supplier Audit Process

  • All the steps from audit scheduling, through to audit reporting
Section 3

Auditing outside the UK

Section 4

Priority, Risk and Due Diligence

Section 5

Common failings

  • The course is illustrated with real-life examples taken from industry