BRCGS Courses

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Introduction This one-day course will provide delegates with a thorough understanding of risk assessment and enable them to use different risk assessment models. This is particularly useful when implementing product safety management systems onsite, and when implementing the requirements of the BRCGS Global Standards. Duration 1 Day, 09.00 – 18.00 Who should attend? This course is aimed at: Quality and safety management staff at manufacturing, storage and distribution and retail sites Auditors Consultants Course content Understand risk assessment terminology Be able to choose and use different risk assessment models for processes onsite Understand what BRCGS Global Standards expects from a thorough risk assessment What are the benefits This course forms part of the BRCGS Global Standards Professional suite, a learning programme which will give you international recognition for the key skills and knowledge essential for product safety management. In-House Courses 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 BRCGS. 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 will be awarded a BRCGS Certificate issued by the BRCGS.

Introduction This one-day course will provide delegates with a thorough understanding of root cause analysis (RCA) to know its importance and be able to perform it competently. This is especially helpful when implementing some of the requirements in the BRCGS Global Standards. Duration 1 Day, 09.00 – 18.00 Who should attend? This course is aimed at: Quality and safety management staff at manufacturing, storage and distribution and retail sites Auditors Consultants Course Objectives Delegates will be able to: Define root cause analysis Understand the difference between symptoms and root cause analysis Understand the role and importance of RCA in compliance with the BRCGS Global Standards Explore some common methods of undertaking root cause analysis Be able to perform a RCA and document it effectively What are the benefits This course forms part of the BRCGS Global Standards Professional suite, a learning programme which will give you international recognition for the key skills and knowledge essential for product safety management. In-House Courses 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 BRCGS. 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 will be awarded a BRCGS Certificate issued by the BRCGS.

Introduction This one-day course will provide delegates with a thorough understanding of validation and verification so they know the level of detail required for each process and are able to use validation and verification in practice. This is especially helpful when implementing some of the requirements in the BRCGS Global Standards. Duration 1 Day, 09.00 – 18.00 Who should attend? Food Safety Practitioners Technical and Quality Managers Those considering progressing to achieve BRCGS Professional status Course content Define and understand the terms validation and verification Understand the level of detail required for each process Use validation and verification in practice Appreciate how validation and verification relate to conformance to the BRCGS Global Standards What are the benefits This course forms part of the BRCGS Global Standards Professional suite, a learning programme which will give you international recognition for the key skills and knowledge essential for product safety management. In-House Courses 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 BRCGS. 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 will be awarded a BRCGS Certificate issued by the BRCGS.

Introduction The new Global Standard for Storage & Distribution Issue 4 was launched on 2nd November 2020. It ensures the quality and safety of products during their storage and distribution throughout the supply chain. This new Standard is specifically designed for logistics operations dealing with Food, Packaging, and Consumer Products. Duration 1 Day, 09.00 – 18.00 Who should attend? Technical & quality managers and their teams from manufacturing or retail, BRCGS Professionals who are familiar with and/ or have attended a Storage and Distribution Issue 3 course. Prior knowledge Delegates must have read and reviewed a copy of the standard which can be downloaded free of charge from http://www.brcgsbookshop.com/. Course summary This one-day course will provide delegates with an in-depth understanding of the revisions to the format and content of Issue 4, including particular reference to the changes made in response to the issues and concerns of the logistics industry. The course is designed to equip delegates with the skills and knowledge to successfully implement Issue 4 of the standard at their site. Course format This course is developed in modules and formatted for virtual or face to face learning. This blended approach reinforces understanding with individual and group activities including case study exercises and a post course assessment. Key learning objectives At the end of the course, delegates will be able to: Identify the aims of the BRCGS scheme Explain how to meet the requirements of the Standard Describe what to expect from your BRCGS audit Recognise the changes to the protocol of the Standard Utilise and understand the benefits of the BRCGS resources Identify and explain changes to Standard from Issue 3 to Issue 4 What are the benefits On successful completion, delegates will understand the reasons for changes to the standard, including industry developments, changes to the format as well as changes to existing clauses, new requirements and clauses. Delegates will know how the audit process should now be carried about and reported and be able to explain how the changes will benefit retailers, manufacturers, auditors and consumers. In-House Courses 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 BRCGS, CQI & IRCA and RSPH. They are qualified and experienced with extensive practical knowledge across a wide range of sectors including food manufacturing, catering and retail. Certification This BRCGS course carries the following Assessment: 25 question exam; Pass mark 60%. Delegates successfully completing the course will be awarded a BRCGS Certificate issued by the BRCGS.

Introduction The course is delivered through a mixture of workshop led discussions, practical activities and PowerPoint presentations. On day two delegates are required to undertake a live audit (case study based) where delegates are required to apply the skills and techniques they acquired on day one. Delegates will be given feedback on how they performed during the case study and how they can improve on their auditing techniques. Duration 2 Days, 09.00 – 17.00 each day Who should attend? This course is designed for Quality and Technical Managers, personnel responsible for managing internal auditing schedules and personnel responsible for undertaking internal audits as required by BRCGS Standards. Course objectives This course explains the need for an Internal Audit System, the principles and terminology relating to Internal Audits and describes the principles of Internal Auditing. Course content Audit Processes Auditing Overview Auditing Concepts Audit Planning Auditor Attributes The Human Aspects of Auditing Conducting the Audit Reporting the Audit What are the benefits On successful completion, delegates will have improved understanding of auditing concepts and have improved auditing skills. Delegates will also be able to identify any current weaknesses in their Internal Audit Systems and upgrade these appropriately. In-House Courses Offering better value for money, they can be designed to closely match your specific requirements. Style of Delivery and Course Leaders Our course tutors have substantial experience in the field of internal auditing and practical auditing. They are qualified and experienced with extensive practical audit experience across a wide range of sectors including manufacturing and retail. Certification Delegates successfully completing the course and examination will be awarded a BRCGS certificate issued by the BRCGS.

Introduction The new Global Standard for Storage & Distribution Issue 4 was launched on 2nd November 2020. It ensures the quality and safety of products during their storage and distribution throughout the supply chain. The new Standard is specifically designed for logistics operations dealing with Food, Packaging, and Consumer Products. Duration 2 Days, 09.00 – 18.00 Who should attend? Technical & Quality Managers and their teams from manufacturing, retailing, and BRCGS Professionals. Prior knowledge Delegates must have read and reviewed a copy of the standard which can be downloaded free of charge from http://www.brcgsbookshop.com/. Course summary The intention of the course is to enable delegates to gain a full understanding of the general principles of the Standard, and how to comply with the requirements. Delegates will also gain an understanding of what to expect during the process of certification, and actions needed prior to, during and after the audit. This course is developed in modules and formatted for virtual or face to face learning. This blended approach reinforces understanding with individual and group activities including case study exercises and a post course assessment. Course objectives This two-day course will provide delegates with an in-depth understanding of the revisions to the format and content of Issue 4, including particular reference to the changes made in response to the issues and concerns of the logistics industry. The course is designed to equip delegates with the skills and knowledge to successfully implement Issue 4 of the standard at their site. Key learning objectives: At the end of the course, delegates will be able to: Identify the aims of the BRCGS scheme Explain how to meet the requirements if the Standard Describe what to expect from your BRCGS audit Utilise and understand the benefits of the BRCGS resources In-House Courses 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 BRCGS. They are qualified and experienced with extensive practical knowledge across a wide range of sectors including food manufacturing, catering and retail. Certification This BRCGS course carries the following Assessment: 50 question exam: pass mark 75%. Delegates successfully completing the course will be awarded a BRCGS Certificate issued by the BRCGS.

Introduction The Global Standard for Storage & Distribution Issue 4, launched on 2nd November 2020, reflects best practice and facilitates a process of continual improvement through well-designed risk-based product safety management systems. It ensures the quality and safety of products during storage and distribution throughout the supply chain. This new Standard is specifically designed for logistics operations dealing with Food, Packaging, and Consumer Products. Duration 2 Days, 09.00 – 18.00 Who should attend? Existing auditors of Issue 3 of the Storage & Distribution standard Certification Body Scheme Managers Consultants Technical & Quality Managers from sites who wish to gain a deeper understanding of the Global Standard’s audit process and changes from Issue 3. Prior knowledge Delegates should have read and reviewed a copy of the new BRCGS Global Standard before attending the course. The standard is available free of charge from the BRCGS Bookshop from August 2018. Course summary The intention of the course is to enable delegates to gain a full understanding of the principles and requirements of the Standard and changes from Issue 3, including fundamental clauses, and statements of intent. Delegates will also review how to undertake a Global Standards audit, including planning and reporting of the audit. Course format This course is developed in modules and formatted for virtual or face to face learning. This blended approach reinforces understanding with individual and group activities including case study exercises and a post course assessment. Course objectives At the end of the course, delegates will be able to: List the aims of the BRCGS scheme Describe the format, scope and structure of the Standards Effectively audit the requirements of the Standard Complete the BRCGS audit and write the audit report Identify and explain changes to the Standard from Issue 3 – Issue 4 Utilise and understand the benefits of the BRCGS resources In-House Courses 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 BRCGS, CQI & IRCA and RSPH. They are qualified and experienced with extensive practical knowledge across a wide range of sectors including food manufacturing, catering and retail. Certification This BRCGS course carries the following Assessment: 50 question exam: pass mark 75%. Delegates successfully completing the course will be awarded a BRCGS Certificate issued by the BRCGS.

Introduction This course trains delegates in Third Party Audit requirements against the BRCGS 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 BRCGS Standard and auditing methodology. Duration: 5 Days, 09.00 – 17.00 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 BRCGS Lead Auditor. Course content Understanding the requirements of the Standard and how compliance can be demonstrated The BRCGS auditing protocol Implementing effective auditing techniques Demonstrating food safety auditor competencies as defined by GFSICorrectly completing an audit report The compliance monitoring of certification bodies Being able to supply information on the BRCGS Global Standards Directory The BRCGS 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 BRCGS 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. In-House Courses 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 BRCGS. 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 BRCGS Lead Auditor certificate issued by the BRCGS.

Introduction This course has been designed to enable delegates to gain a full understanding of the general principles of the Standard and how to comply with the requirements. Delegates will also gain an understanding of what to expect during the process of certification and actions needed prior to, during and after the audit. Duration 2 Day, 09.00 – 18.00 Who should attend? This course is aimed at: Technical and Quality managers and their teams from manufacturing and retailing sites Retailers Consultants BRCGS Global Standard professionals Prior knowledge 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 To provide delegates with an understanding of The scope of companies and products covered by the Standard What is required to comply with the requirements of the Standard Preparing for an audit to the Standard The protocol for audits to the Standard What are the benefits? This course forms part of the BRCGS Global Standards Professional suite, a learning programme which will give you international recognition for the key skills and knowledge essential for product safety management. In-House Courses 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 BRCGS. 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 BRCGS Certificate issued by the BRCGS.

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