BRC Lead Auditor

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Key Information

Course Dates:

  • 22, 23, 24, 25, and 26 May 2023



Contact Information:

Tel: 01406 493000

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Course Overview

This course aims to train delegates in Third Party audit requirements against the NEW Global Standard for Food Safety Issue 9. 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.

Course Dates

  • 22, 23, 24, 25, and 26 May 2023




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, and completed a Level 3 HACCP course (minimum 2 days duration). Multiple choice open book online exam on the final day of the course.

Please read and review the Global Standard for Food Safety Issue 9 prior to the course. A free PDF is available for download here. Please select the free version option under the format section and bring this with you to the course.

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