How to join the register

You will need to provide a portfolio of evidence to demonstrate that you have met the requirements for Registered Food Auditor or Mentor. Your portfolio should include:

  • IFST RPFAM Application Form
  • Audit log (The candidate should demonstrate and provide evidence of their current auditing skills and their involvement in audits, min. 4 most recent audits performed during the last 12-18 months,not required for Mentors)
  • Reference form
  • Current CV
  • Lead Auditor course certificate (not required for Mentors)
  • Qualifications Certificates (HACCP)
  • Copy of a degree certificate (if not applying based by work experience only)
  • Other relevant supporting information.

These documents must provide full details of:

  • Qualifications and training (acceptable lead auditor courses may be based ISO 9001 or a recognised food safety standard such as BRC Global Food Safety or ISO 22000) and passing the end of course exam)
  • Previous employment history
  • Experience
  • Proven expertise

Please get in touch with us if you have any questions.


Preferably by email: Membership team

By post:

Institute of Food Science & Technology
5 Cambridge Court
210 Shepherds Bush Road
London W6 7NJ