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BRCGS for Food Safety Issue 8: Lead Auditor Training Course

Understand how to conduct Global Standard for Food Safety Issue 8 audits with this BRCGS lead auditor training course delivered by SGS.

This five-day BRCGS-approved course will provide you with an understanding of the BRCGS for Food Safety Issue 8 in terms of the protocol, requirements and how to audit effectively. You will gain an in-depth guide to the requirements of the standard, and learn how to undertake a BRCGS audit, including effective planning, conducting and reporting the audit. Auditing techniques will be practiced and developed to cover the auditor competency skills required of GFSI scheme auditors.

Successful completion of this course, including the exam, forms part of the training necessary to become a BRCGS auditor. The steps necessary to complete your training must be arranged with a BRCGS-approved certification body.

What will you learn?

After completing this course, you will be able to understand:

  • The details of the BRCGS scheme
  • The requirements of the standard and how compliance can be demonstrated
  • The BRCGS auditing protocol
  • Effective auditing techniques
  • Food safety auditor competencies as defined by GFSI
  • How to complete the audit report
  • Compliance monitoring of certification bodies
  • The BRCGS Directory

Learners will need to demonstrate acceptable performance in all these areas.

Prior Knowledge

You must have a prior working knowledge of quality management systems and auditing within the relevant manufacturing sector, and have completed an HACCP course of at least two days in duration.


This course has been designed for:

  • Certification body auditors or new auditors seeking registration
  • Technical and quality managers who wish to gain in-depth understanding of the audit process
  • Consultants

Course Information

Course duration: 5 days
Delivery methodology: face to face
Accreditation: BRCGS

Course Certification

To complete the course successfully, learners will need to perform a 50-question exam and gain a pass mark of 75%.

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