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Our BRC Global Standards (BRC) courses are taught by ATP instructors with years of experience in a wide variety of food sector categories that deliver interactive courses that enable you to consolidate and apply your learning about the requirements and implementation of the BRC Standards. Our courses provide a framework to manage product safety, integrity, legality and quality, and the operational controls for the food and food ingredient manufacturing, processing and packing industry. 

BRC Global Standards Professionals are well-equipped to manage any Standard in your business, including those recognized by the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI). On completion of the required courses, you will be awarded a BRC Global Standards Professional certificate from BRC.

BRC Lead Auditor Training

Course Description 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. Auditing techniques will be practiced and developed, to include the auditor competency skills required of GFSI scheme auditors. 

Successful completion of this course, including the exam, forms part of the training necessary to become a BRC Global Standards auditor. The steps necessary to complete your training must be arranged with a BRC Global Standards-approved certification body.
Training Modules • The details of the BRC Global Standards scheme

• The requirements of the Standard and how compliance can be demonstrated 
• BRC Global Standards auditing protocol

• Effective auditing techniques 
• Food safety auditor competencies as defined by GFSI 
• Completing the audit report

Prerequisites HACCP for Food Processors; Attendees should read the BRC Global Standard for Food Safety Issue 7 prior to attending the course
Who Should Attend? Certification body auditors or new auditors seeking registration, technical and quality managers who wish to gain an in-depth understanding of the audit process, consultants.

BRC: Food Safety Issue 7 To 8 Conversion For Sites

Course Description This 1-day course will provide delegates with an in-depth understanding of the revisions to the Standard requirements for Issue 8. It is designed to equip delegates with the skills and knowledge to successfully implement the changes to the Standard on-site.

Issue 7 to 8 Conversion for Sites 25 question exam; Pass mark 60%.
Training Modules • Understand the changes to existing requirements
• Understand what sites need to do to implement the new requirements  
• Recognize the changes to the protocol of the Standard 
• Know what to expect from the Food 8 audit  
Prerequisites HACCP Training 
• BRC Understanding Requirements Issue 7 Training
Who Should Attend? • Site Technical and Quality Managers and their teams
• BRC Global Standards Professionals

BRC Professional Package

Course Description These courses fulfill the Standards and Product Safety Management Requirements for BRC Professional. Does not include Hazard and Risk Management. The training is broken out over a 4 day period, contact us at to register for any of the days independently.
Training Topics by Day

• Day 1 BRC Conversion 7 to 8 Sites 
• Day 2 Risk Assessment Course
• Day 3 Root Cause Course
• Day 4 Validation & Verification Course

Prerequisites  none

BRC Global Standard Issue 8

Course Description More information to come! Check back soon!

Upcoming courses

Course Date Location
Environmental Monitoring Program January 14 - January 15 Louisville, KY
Preventive Controls for Animal Food January 15 - January 17 Des Moines, IA
Preventive Controls for Human Food January 21 - January 23 Orange County, CA
Internal Food Safety Auditor January 28 - January 29 Atlanta,GA
Implementing SQF Systems January 28 - January 29 Oakland, CA
HACCP for Food Processors February 4 - February 5 Nashville, TN
Preventive Controls for Animal Food February 5 - February 7 Dallas, TX
Implementing SQF Systems February 6 - February 7 Nashville, TN
Environmental Monitoring Program February 11 - February 12 Philadelphia, PA
Preventive Controls for Human Food February 17 - February 19 Orlando, FL
Internal Food Safety Auditor February 18 - February 19 Denver, Co
BRC Global Standard Issue 8 February 25 - February 26 Dallas, TX
FSSC 22000 March 3 - March 4 Chicago, IL
BRC Lead Auditor March 9 - March 13 Orange County, CA
Preventive Controls for Animal Food March 11 - March 13 Atlanta,GA
HACCP for Food Processors March 17 - March 18 Des Moines, IA
Implementing SQF Systems March 19 - March 20 Des Moines, IA
Advanced SQF Practitioner March 24 - March 25 Des Moines, IA
Preventive Controls for Human Food March 25 - March 27 Denver, Co
Preventive Controls for Animal Food April 1 - April 3 Louisville, KY
Internal Food Safety Auditor April 7 - April 8 Philadelphia, PA
Environmental Monitoring Program April 14 - April 15 Des Moines, IA
Preventive Controls for Human Food April 15 - April 17 Atlanta,GA
HACCP for Food Processors April 21 - April 22 Madison, WI
Implementing SQF Systems April 23 - April 24 Madison, WI
FAMI-QS Version 6 April 28 - April 29 Chicago, IL
HACCP for Food Processors May 5 - May 6 Minneapolis, MN
Preventive Controls for Human Food May 6 - May 8 Des Moines, IA
Implementing SQF Systems May 7 - May 8 Minneapolis, MN
Good Laboratory Practices May 12 - May 13 Madison, WI
FSMA: Foreign Supplier Verification Programs May 19 - May 20 Nashville, TN
Preventive Controls for Animal Food May 27 - May 29 St Louis, MO
Internal Food Safety Auditor May 28 - May 29 Orlando, FL
BRC Global Standard Issue 8 June 2 - June 3 Chicago, IL
Environmental Monitoring Program June 2 - June 3 Minneapolis, MN
HACCP for Food Processors June 9 - June 10 Columbus, OH
Implementing SQF Systems June 11 - June 12 Columbus, OH
Food Plant Microbiology & Hazards 101 June 16 - June 17 Louisville, KY
Internal Food Safety Auditor June 23 - June 24 Des Moines, IA
Preventive Controls for Human Food June 24 - June 26 Minneapolis, MN

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