BRC Global Standard for Food Safety: Lead Auditor

From: $2,750.00 inc. GST

Brisbane – 12 – 16 November 2018

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Description

This new course for auditors has been extended to allow time for the inclusion of the soft skills that auditors will be tested for by GSFI. It will provide an understanding of the Standard in terms of the new protocol and requirements as well as how to apply them in audit situation. As well as providing an in-depth guide to the requirements of the Standard, delegates will also learn how to undertake a BRC audit including the planning and reporting of the audit. This course will provide delegates with an in-depth understanding of the revisions to the format and content of the Standard and includes particular reference to the changes in response to the issues and concerns of the food industry. The course is designed to equip delegates with the skills and knowledge to successfully implement the Standard on-site.

Delegates must have a working knowledge of quality management systems and auditing within the relevant manufacturing sector. Delegates should also have completed a HACCP course of at least two days duration.

Main Points
To provide an understanding of:

  • The background and benefits of the Standard
  • The details of the scheme
  • Auditing Principles
  • Effective auditing techniques
  • Food safety auditor competencies as defined by GFSI
  • Compliance monitoring of certification bodies
  • The BRC Directory

Contents

All aspects of the BRC Global Standard for food safety Issue 7, including all auditable sections of the standard.

  • Fundamental Statement of Intents.
  • All options for audit including multi site, unannounced and voluntary modules.
  • BRC categories.
  • Nonconformities.
  • Certification process.
  • Report writing.
  • Entry and exit meetings.

Benefits

This new 5 day course for auditors has been extended to allow time for the inclusion of the soft skills that auditors will be tested for by GSFI. This course will provide delegates with an in-depth understanding of the revisions to the format and content of the Standard and includes particular reference to the changes in response to the issues and concerns of the food industry.

The course is designed to equip delegates with the skills and knowledge to successfully implement the Standard on-site. The course covers the third party audit requirements against the BRC Global Standard for Food Safety Issue 7 and includes all relevant aspects of auditing within the food sector.

The course includes the protocol and the requirements of Issue 7, and BRC audit methodology, particularly audit management and consistent report writing. Delegates must have a working knowledge of quality management systems and auditing within the relevant manufacturing sector. Delegates should also have completed a HACCP course of at least two days’ duration.
At the end of the course you will be assessed by an exam.

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Target audience

Auditors who want to gain recognition by BRC or other GFSI stds.

Food industry professionals who are responsible for designing and implementing the BRC Food safety standard at their/clients workplace.

Students do need to have undertaken a 2 day HACCP course prior to this course.

Learning Outcomes

Only with BRC but recognized by all food safety standards as a Lead Auditor course.

Assessment details

Monumental brain draining online exam in the course.

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Additional information

Duration

5 days

Month

November

Location

Brisbane