BRC Food Third Party Auditor Course


This 5-day in depth course will provide an understanding of the Standard in terms of the protocol, requirements and how to audit effectively.  Delegates will gain an in-depth guide to the requirements of the standard, and learn how to undertake a BRC Global Standards audit, including effective planning, conducting and reporting of the audit.

‚ÄčAudit techniques will be preacticed and developed, to include the auditor competency skills required of GFSI scheme auditors.

Delegates will need a working knowledge of quality management systems and auditing within the relevant manufacturing sector, and you must have completed a hazard analysis and critical control points (HACCP) course (minimum 2 days duration).

Before the course you must have read and reviewed a copy of the Standard which is available free of charge from the BRC Bookshop.

At the end of the course you will be assessed with a 50 question exam.  Pass mark 75%.

Who Is This Course Aimed At?

This course is aimed at the following groups of people:

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    New auditors seeking registration
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    Technical and quality managers
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    Prospective certification body auditors (without Lead Assessor)
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    New appointments and newly promoted staff

Key learning objectives

At the end of the course you will:

  • Explain the operation of the Standards scheme 
  • Audit the requirements of the standards effectively
  • Use the audit methods defined by BRC Global Standards
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    Practice effective auditing techniques 
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    Demonstrate the food safety auditor competencies as defined by GFSI 
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    Describe and explain the compliance monitoring of certification bodies by BRC Global Standards 
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    Demonstrate the use of the BRC Global Standards Directory 
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    Know how the audit should be carried out and reported consistently 

Course Duration

This course lasts for 5 days and will be held at our premises in Cookstown, Co Tyrone, Northern Ireland

Cost of Course

Course Application

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6 Grange Road,


Co Tyrone,

BT80 8SB

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