BRC Third Party Auditing

Course Dates: 

3, 4, 5, 6, 7 June 2019



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This course aims to train delegates in Third Party audit requirements against the NEW Global Standard for Food Safety Issue 8. In addition, the course includes all relevant aspects of auditing within the food sector. This course is aimed at: Technical and Quality Managers, Prospective Certification Body Auditors and Consultants, attending this course allows you the opportunity to develop an in-depth and practical understanding of the BRC Standard and auditing methodology.

Note: This qualification does not guarantee employment as an auditor with a Certification Body. All audits to the BRC Global Standard have to be carried out by Accredited Certification Bodies who may use either permanent staff or sub-contracted auditors. The BRC 5 day training course for the Global Standard aims to provide knowledge of auditing skills and of the standard required to become an auditor. Before employing an auditor, Certification Bodies will have to be satisfied that the auditor has the basic educational requirements and experience (minimum 5 years) and will need to conduct the necessary practical assessment of auditing performance before audits can be carried out.


The Requirements- Clause by Clause, BRC Unit Aims and Objectives, BRC Audit Concepts, Auditor Skills, Audit Report Writing, Interactive Workshops with Various Case Studies, Role Play Exercises.


This five day course is delivered on site at The National Centre for Food Manufacturing, Holbeach and can also be delivered on business premises.


Delegates must have a working knowledge of quality management systems and auditing within the relevant manufacturing sector, Completed a HACCP course (minimum 2 days duration), Read and reviewed the Global Standard for Food Safety Issue 8 (FREE PDF Download). This is required at the exam. Multiple choice open book online exam to be taken within two weeks of the course and 2.5 hour examination on the final day of the course.

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