Global Standard for Food Safety Issue 8 Lead Auditor Course


Duration: 5 days
Time: 9:00-18:00
Content:
  • Understanding the requirements of the Standard and how compliance can be demonstrated
  • The BRC auditing protocol
  • Implementing effective auditing techniques
  • Demonstrating food safety auditor competencies as defined by GFSI
  • Correctly completing an audit report
  • The compliance monitoring of certification bodies
  • Being able to supply information on the BRC Global Standards Directory
  • The BRC Global Standards scheme
Fees: 1,150 plus VAT

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This course trains delegates in Third Party Audit requirements against the BRC Global Standard for Food Safety Issue 8. In addition, the course includes the relevant aspects of auditing within the food sector. Attending this course allows you to gain an in-depth and practical understanding of the BRC Standard and auditing methodology.

Duration 5 Days. 09.00 18.00 each day     

Who Should Attend
This course is aimed at Technical and Quality Managers who wish to gain an in-depth understanding of the audit process and skills required as well as Certification Body Auditors or new Auditors seeking registration.  

Prior Knowledge
Delegates must have a working knowledge of quality management systems and auditing within the relevant manufacturing sector and also have completed a HACCP course (minimum 2 days duration).

Delegates must have read and reviewed a copy of the Global Standard for Food Safety Issue 8, a link to download this will be sent to them prior to the course commencing.

Course Objectives
This 5-day in-depth course will provide an understanding of the Standard in terms of the protocol, requirements and how to audit effectively.  This course ensures that delegates attending are trained to the high standards required to become a BRC Lead Auditor. 

Course Content

  • Understanding the requirements of the Standard and how compliance can be demonstrated
  • The BRC auditing protocol
  • Implementing effective auditing techniques
  • Demonstrating food safety auditor competencies as defined by GFSI
  • Correctly completing an audit report
  • The compliance monitoring of certification bodies
  • Being able to supply information on the BRC Global Standards Directory
  • The BRC Global Standards scheme

What Are The Benefits?
Delegates will 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.

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Offering better value for money, they can be designed to closely match your specific requirements.

Style of Delivery and Course Leaders
Our course tutors are approved training providers, approved by the BRC. They are qualified and experienced with extensive practical knowledge across a wide range of sectors in manufacturing, catering and retail.

Certification
Delegates successfully completing the course and examination will be awarded a BRC Lead Auditor certificate issued by the British Retail Consortium.

Booking and Course Fees
The fee includes lunch and refreshments during the course.  Please log on to our website www.iqms.co.uk and complete an on-line booking form advising payment details/purchase order number.      

Fee: 1150 plus VAT