Training Course

BRCGS Food Safety: Issue 9 conversion Auditor Training – 2 Days

Details & Cost

Course Includes

This course enables participants to discuss the changes from Global Standard Food Safety Issue 8 to 9 and reinforce understanding of the general principles of the requirements of the Standard. Participants should also improve competence to assess compliance to the requirements of the Standard, including fundamental clauses, statements of intent, how to undertake a BRCGS audit, planning of the audit and reporting of the audit.

Active learning will be used throughout the course utilising case study based activities to encourage critical thinking and help explain how auditors will audit against the Standard.

In preparation for the course, participants must read and review a copy of the Standard including the glossary, which is available as a free download from the BRCGS Store, in addition to the pre-course materials provided. Participants must have working knowledge of the Global Standard Food Safety Issue 8 and it is assumed participants have already met the prerequisite criteria for auditor training.

Key Learning Objectives

On successful completion of this training course, delegates will be able to:

  • Explain the requirements of the Standard
  • Identify and explain the changes to the Standard from Issue 8
  • Assess compliance to the requirements of the Standard and explain how compliance can be demonstrated to maintain food safety, quality, legality, and authenticity
  • Describe the scope of companies and products covered by the Standard
  • Describe steps to conduct a BRCGS audit including the preparation, planning, and reporting of the audit
  • Explain resource tools available for compliance and support from BRCGS

Who should attend

  • Consultants
  • Technical Managers and personnel
  • Quality Managers and personnel
  • Auditors
  • Importers and exporters of food products
  • Foodservice staff
  • Operations Managers
  • Internal audit personnel
  • Current BRCGS Auditors
  • Those interested in becoming a BRCGS Auditor

Breakdown of the day

  • This is a 2 day training course
  • This training will take place via Teams
  • Regular breaks are provided
  • Upon successful completion of the assessment, you will receive your BRCGS Certificate


50 Question online exam; Pass mark 75%

Course Details

£670.00 + VAT

Date: 2 days
Time: 09:00 – 18:00 GMT
Location: Virtually via teams (onsite available for group bookings on request)

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