BRCGS official course - FOOD SAFETY ISSUE 8 LEAD AUDITOR- Virtual Instructor Led

August 2 – 6, 2021

GURGAON, Haryana, India

Course Overview

Program Description

All virtual training is delivered in Indian Standard Time (IST).

This virtual, instructor-led training course is delivered in five full days.

This course is available as an onsite offering. Please email us for a quote.

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. The course is divided into 9 sections including senior management commitment, HACCP, Food safety and quality management system, site standards, product control, process control, personnel and requirements for traded products. This program is structured to provide an overall understanding on how to audit an organization as per BRC Issue 8.0 requirements with the aid of tutor led sessions, interactions and relevant examples.


Online exam with Lead Auditor 50 question exam and passing mark is 75%. BRC would issue certificate of “Global Standard for Food Safety Issue 8.0 - Lead Auditor Program”.

Program Benefits

Key learning objectives

To provide an understanding of:

The details of the schemeHow to meet the requirements of the StandardWhat to expect from your BRCGS auditAccessing and using site audit reports on the BRCGS Directory
Who Should Attend

Food Safety Management representatives of an organization, Professionals who have a role to play in the implementation of BRC Issue 8, Certification body auditors or new auditors seeking registration. The organizational representative planning to get certified BRC issue 8.0, Personnel from certification body, consultants, technical and Quality Managers who wish to gain an in-depth understanding of the audit process, consultants regarding Issue 8.0 requirements.


  • Knowledge and / or working experience in Food Industry or related industries
  • Prior working knowledge of quality management systems and auditing within the relevant manufacturing sector
  • Completed a HACCP course of at least two days duration

On-Site Training

This course is available as an onsite offering. Please email us for a quote.