Internal Auditing Techniques for Aquaculture

NAFC Course Code: AQ68.



This one-day course provides an overview of the audit process and is intended to help aquaculture companies undertake effective internal audits and carry out any necessary corrective actions.

The course references GLOBALG.A.P. and British Retail Consortium (BRC) standards and covers both fish farm and fish processing facility auditing issues.

The course will be of benefit to any aquaculture staff who are required to deal with quality systems, internal audits or external auditors.

No prior knowledge of auditing is required.

Entry Requirements

None. No prior knowledge of auditing is required.


The course cover a range of topics relevant to the auditing of aquaculture operations, including:

  • Why audits are carried out.
  • Different types of audit.
  • Audit planning.
  • How to audit and good auditing techniques.
  • Responding effectively to non-conformance.
  • Root-cause analysis and how to employ it.
  • Practice conduct of an appropriate audit.


This is a one-day course and is normally delivered at the customer's site or premises.

The course can also be delivered over two half-days, if preferred.


Courses are usually arranged to suit customers' requirements. Please contact the NAFC Marine Centre.


  • £250

NOTE: For taught course delivery outside Shetland the lecturer's travel and other expenses will be charged in addition to these fees.

(Fees are subject to change without notice.)

Booking / Queries

If you want to book a course, or have any questions or need any more information please contact NAFC.