BRC Product Safety Management: Root Cause Analysis


This course is to provide delegates with a thorough understanding of root cause analysis (RCA) to know the importance of RCA, and to be able to perform RCA competently. This is especially helpful when implementing some of the requirements in the BRC Global Standards.

Before the course it will be useful if you have read and are familiar with the BRC Global Standard for Food Safety which can be downloaded free of charge from the BRC Bookshop.

At the end of the course you will be assessed by a course assignment: Root cause analysis; Pass mark 75%.

Who Is This Course Aimed At?

This course is aimed at the following groups of people:

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    Quality and technical management staff at manufacturing, storage/distribution and retail sites

Course Outcomes

At the end of the course you will:

  • Define root cause analysis (RCA)
  • Understand the difference between symptoms and RCA 
  • Understand the role and the importance of RCA in compliance with the BRC Global standards
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    Explore some common methods for undertaking RCA 
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    Be able to perform a RCA and document it effectively

Course Duration

This course lasts for 1 day and will be held at our premises.

Cost of Course

Course Application

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6 Grange Road,


Co Tyrone,

BT80 8SB

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