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Understand the Global Standard for Packaging Materials Issue 5 to 6 revisions requirements with this BRCGS conversion for auditors training course delivered by SGS.

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This BRCGS-approved course will provide BRCGS for Packaging Materials Issue 5 auditors with an understanding of the Issue 6 changes to the format and content of the standard. You will gain an overview of audit protocol and BRCGS expectations. The training includes particular reference to the changes in order to better reflect the diversity of the packaging industry and how this affects them.

This will also be an opportunity to effect calibration of auditors to ensure the effectiveness and consistency of audits against the standard to BRCGS requirements.

What Will You Learn?

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Understand the reasons for the changes to the standard, including industry developments
  • Explain how the changes will benefit retailers, manufacturers, auditor and consumers
  • Understand the changes from Issue 5 to 6, including changes to the format, existing clauses, and new requirements, clauses and additional modules
  • Recognize the changes to the protocol of the standard
  • Know how the audit process should now be carried out and reported consistently

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

Prior Knowledge

You should download and read a copy of the Global Standard Packaging Material Issue 6 before attending the course.


This course has been designed for:

  • Current Global Standard Packaging and Packaging Materials Issue 5 Auditors
  • Certification body personnel responsible for technical review

Course Information

Course duration: 2 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%.

A BRCGS-approved Conversion for Auditors Course Delivered by a World Leader in Corporate Training

As a world leader in professional training and BRCGS-approved training partner, we offer you unrivaled experience and a global network of qualified professionals with extensive expertise in the latest practices. Our courses are delivered by specialists who will support you on your professional journey.

To find out more about this BRCGS conversion for auditors training course, or to book your training, contact us today.