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BRC Global Standard for Food Safety Issue 8: Lead Auditor

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This in-depth course will provide an understanding of the Standard in terms of the protocol, requirements, and how to audit effectively.

To meet high demand, constrained budgets, and travel restrictions, DNV now offers this course in both in-class and live online environments. Take the course while at work or in your home office!

This in-depth course will provide an understanding of the Standard in terms of the protocol, requirements, and how to audit effectively. Delegates must have a prior working knowledge of quality management systems and auditing within the relevant manufacturing sector, and also have completed a hazard analysis and critical control points (HACCP) course of at least two days' duration. 

At the end of the course, you will be assessed with an exam. 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. Before the course you must have read and reviewed a copy of the Standard, which is available as a free download from the BRCGS Store.

This course is part of the BRCGS Professional recognition programme.

Who Should Attend:
This course is highly recommended for Consultants, Auditors & Current BRCGS Auditors, Technical & Quality personnel, and those interested in becoming a BRCGS Auditor.


Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the background and benefits of the Global Standard for Food Safety 
  • Understand the relationship with other Standards: ISO and the GFSI-benchmarked Standards 
  • Know the fundamental clauses and statements of intent 
  • Understand BRCGS audit methodology, the enrolment program, and the unannounced audit schemes 
  • Know how to close an audit and deal with corrective actions 
  • Know how reports are uploaded onto the BRCGS Directory and how certificates are issued 
  • Understand the benefits of a BRCGS Directory listing Understand how certification bodies are monitored for compliance by BRCGS

Class Hours: 

In Class: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

LiveOnline: 9:00 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. CST. 

  • Classes are delivered in 90 minute segments with 30 minute breaks in between.

Cancellation, Transfer, Substitution, and "No-Show" Policy:

LiveOnline

  • More than 10 days to the start date of the course, a registrant may:  
    • Request to cancel a registration and receive a full refund, or
    • Request to transfer to a different class at no charge.  
  • 9 Days-24 hours prior to the start date of the course:  
    • Request to cancel a registration and receive a 50% refund, or
    • Request a transfer to a different class and remit a $100 fee to process a transfer.
  • Inside of 24 hours prior to the start of the course cancellation is non-refundable.
In-class
  • More than 30 days to the start date of the course, a registrant may: 

    • Request to cancel a registration and receive a full refund, or
    • Request to transfer to a different class at no charge. 

  • 15-29 days prior to the start date of the course: 
    • Request to cancel a registration and receive a 50% refund, or
    • Request a transfer to a different class and remit a $100 fee to process a transfer.

Less than 15 days prior to the start date of the course (including no-shows on the day of the course), no refunds or transfers are provided.

Substitutions (another person replacing a particular registrant in a course) are permitted at any time without additional charge.

Should DNV cancel a schedule course, our liability to course registrants is limited to the amount of the course fee. The registrant would then have the option of a full refund or transfer to an alternative available course (transfer fee is waived in this situation). We recommend that registrants wait until the course date is less than 30 days out before making travel arrangements.

**To register for a course, you may click the "register" link below to pay by credit card or you can contact us to pay by invoice. PLEASE NOTE: There will be a 10% administration processing fee for generating invoices. Discount codes are not applicable on invoiced orders.**

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Duration:

5 Days

Delegate info:

$1795.00 Per Person

To meet high demand, constrained budgets, and travel restrictions, DNV now offers this course in both in-class and live online environments. Take the course while at work or in your home office!

This in-depth course will provide an understanding of the Standard in terms of the protocol, requirements, and how to audit effectively. Delegates must have a prior working knowledge of quality management systems and auditing within the relevant manufacturing sector, and also have completed a hazard analysis and critical control points (HACCP) course of at least two days' duration. 

At the end of the course, you will be assessed with an exam. 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. Before the course you must have read and reviewed a copy of the Standard, which is available as a free download from the BRCGS Store.

This course is part of the BRCGS Professional recognition programme.

Who Should Attend:
This course is highly recommended for Consultants, Auditors & Current BRCGS Auditors, Technical & Quality personnel, and those interested in becoming a BRCGS Auditor.


Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the background and benefits of the Global Standard for Food Safety 
  • Understand the relationship with other Standards: ISO and the GFSI-benchmarked Standards 
  • Know the fundamental clauses and statements of intent 
  • Understand BRCGS audit methodology, the enrolment program, and the unannounced audit schemes 
  • Know how to close an audit and deal with corrective actions 
  • Know how reports are uploaded onto the BRCGS Directory and how certificates are issued 
  • Understand the benefits of a BRCGS Directory listing Understand how certification bodies are monitored for compliance by BRCGS

Class Hours: 

In Class: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

LiveOnline: 9:00 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. CST. 

  • Classes are delivered in 90 minute segments with 30 minute breaks in between.

Cancellation, Transfer, Substitution, and "No-Show" Policy:

LiveOnline

  • More than 10 days to the start date of the course, a registrant may:  
    • Request to cancel a registration and receive a full refund, or
    • Request to transfer to a different class at no charge.  
  • 9 Days-24 hours prior to the start date of the course:  
    • Request to cancel a registration and receive a 50% refund, or
    • Request a transfer to a different class and remit a $100 fee to process a transfer.
  • Inside of 24 hours prior to the start of the course cancellation is non-refundable.
In-class
  • More than 30 days to the start date of the course, a registrant may: 

    • Request to cancel a registration and receive a full refund, or
    • Request to transfer to a different class at no charge. 

  • 15-29 days prior to the start date of the course: 
    • Request to cancel a registration and receive a 50% refund, or
    • Request a transfer to a different class and remit a $100 fee to process a transfer.

Less than 15 days prior to the start date of the course (including no-shows on the day of the course), no refunds or transfers are provided.

Substitutions (another person replacing a particular registrant in a course) are permitted at any time without additional charge.

Should DNV cancel a schedule course, our liability to course registrants is limited to the amount of the course fee. The registrant would then have the option of a full refund or transfer to an alternative available course (transfer fee is waived in this situation). We recommend that registrants wait until the course date is less than 30 days out before making travel arrangements.

**To register for a course, you may click the "register" link below to pay by credit card or you can contact us to pay by invoice. PLEASE NOTE: There will be a 10% administration processing fee for generating invoices. Discount codes are not applicable on invoiced orders.**

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