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BRC Global Standard for Food Safety:

Understanding the Global Standard for Food Safety, Issue 7

Prepare for your BRC audit by understanding the principles of the BRC Global Standard for Food Safety Issue 7, developing a management plan, and building capacity amongst your staff. Our interactive exercises and real-life case studies are designed to equip your staff with a practical knowledge of the standard and certification process as well as with resources needed to succeed. Our instructor is a Certified BRC Global Standards Trainer (ATP), third-party auditor, and food safety and quality consultant with over 25 years of experience serving the US and European food industries.

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SCS Training FeeFees: per person
1 attendee
  2 attendees   3 attendees
Early Bird $695   $645   $595
Regular $720   $670   $620

Fees Include

Course material, exam and BRC training certificate. Coffee/pastries and lunch (bring your BRC 7 Standard book - now free to download online).

" This BRC training was one of the best delivered courses I've attended in my career. Javed's approach to auditing was very refreshing!"

-Greg Peterson, Sr. QA Manager, The Nest Collective

Course Agenda

Day 1| 8:00 am - 5:30 pm (breaks and lunch included)

  • Introduction to the Standard
  • Planning the Audit
  • Requirements – structure, HACCP, food safety & management system, site standards
  • Exercises

Day 2| 8:00 am - 5:30 pm (breaks and lunch included)

  • Product Control
  • Process Control
  • Personnel
  • The Audit
  • Certification Body Requirements and BRC Directory Introduction
  • Exercises
  • Test (results are distributed via email within a week following training; certificates follow)

BRC Certification Benefits

Originally developed in the UK, the British Retail Consortium (BRC) Food Safety program is recognized worldwide and is a Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) approved program. BRC Certification is designed to verify food products that meet consistent high levels of safety and quality. Benefits of certification may include:

  1. Improve Operating Efficiencies - less waste, more organized workforce, increased profits
  2. Meet buyer requirements and expand your market - GFSI accepted
  3. Improved management reporting internally
  4. Reduced risks

Who Should Attend

In-house managers and consultants responsible for food safety systems and support personnel. Training Day 1 provides particular relevance for senior managers who are evaluating the value of BRC Certification. Prerequisite knowledge: A technical and working knowledge of food safety and quality management systems, and the principles of hazard analysis is necessary.