BRCGS Food Safety Issue 8 LEAD AUDITOR

£1,070.00 +VAT


This 5-day in-depth training course will provide an understanding of the Standard in terms of the protocol, requirements and how to audit effectively.

Delegates will also gain an in-depth guide to the requirements of the standard, and learn how to undertake a BRC audit, including effective planning, conducting and reporting of the audit. Auditing techniques will be practiced and developed, to include the auditor competency skills required of GFSI scheme auditors. Delegates must have a prior working knowledge of quality management systems and auditing within the relevant manufacturing sector, and have completed a HACCP course of at least 2 days duration.

Successful completion of this course, including the exam, forms part of the training necessary to become a BRC Global Standards auditor. The steps necessary to complete your training must be arranged with a BRC Global Standards-approved certification body.

This course is part of the BRC Global Standards Professional recognition programme.

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Certification body auditors or new auditors seeking registration, technical and quality managers who wish to gain an in-depth underatanding of the audit process, consultants.


To provide an understanding of:

  • The details of the scheme
  • The requirements of the Standard and how compliance can be demonstrated
  • BRC Global Standards auditing protocol
  • Effective auditing techniques


  • Understand the background & benefits of the BRC Global Standard for Food Safety.
  • Understand the relationship with SALSA, ISO and GFSI-benchmarked Standards.
  • Know the fundamental clauses and statements of intent.
  • Understand audit methodology, the enrolment program and the audit schemes.
  • Know how to close an audit and deal with corrective actions.
  • Know how reports are uploaded onto the BRC Directory & how certificates are issued.
  • Understand the benefits of a BRC Global Standards Directory listing.
  • Understand how certification bodies are monitored for compliance by BRC Global Standards.
BRCS Approved

Additional information


09 – 13 Dec 2019, 17 – 21 Feb 2020, 11 to 15 May 2020, 10 to 14 Aug 2020, 16 to 20 Nov 2020

3 reviews for BRCGS Food Safety Issue 8 LEAD AUDITOR

  1. Vilius

    A wonderfully practical course (train the trainer) – both personally and professionally. I take away lots I can easily and quickly apply.

  2. Steve

    Trainer was extremely knowledgeable, worked very well with our small group & established a great rapport immediately uplon us entering the training room.

  3. Tony

    Readily discussed and explained in more detail when required,to help better understanding. (HACCP L4)

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