Global Standard for Food Safety Issue 9: Conversion for sites

Qualifying People. Developing Future.

Qualifying People. Developing Future.

virtual classes schedule

27th Feb 2023: BRCGS Issue 8 to Issue 9 Conversion Training Program for Sites | Time: 9:30 am to 5:30 pm

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About the course

The BRCGS Issue 8.0 to 9.0 conversion training for sites will provide you with an in-depth understanding of the revisions of the Global Standard for Food Safety Issue 9, as well as a review of new audit protocol. It is designed to equip delegates with the skills and knowledge to successfully implement the changes to the Standard on site. BRCGS Issue 9, published in August 2022, provides a strong emphasis on management commitment, food safety culture, supporting quality management system, etc. As a pre-requisite, before the course you must have read and reviewed a copy of the Standard which is available free of charge from the BRCGS Bookshop. The two-day program is structured to provide an overall understanding as per BRCGS Food Safety Issue 9.0 requirements with the aid of tutor led sessions, interactions and relevant examples.

Course objectives

At the end of the course, you will be able to:

  • Identify the aims of the BRCGS scheme
  • Explain how to meet the requirements if the Standard
  • Describe what to expect from your BRCGS audit
  • Recognize the changes to the protocol of the Standard
  • Utilize and understand the benefits of the BRCGS resources
  • Identify and explain the changes to the Standard from Food Safety Issue 8


After completion of this course, you would learn about BRC Issue 9.0 standards requirements along with an understanding of: 
• The details of the scheme
• How to meet the requirements of the standard
• What to expect from your BRC Global Standards Audit
• Accessing and using site audit reports on the BRC Global Standards Directory


02 Days

Target group

Food Safety Management representatives of an Organisation, Professionals who have a role to play in the implementation of BRCGS Food Safety Issue 9, Sites technical and Quality Managers and their teams, Personnel from certification body, consultants, who are interested in learning difference between BRCGS Food Safety Issue 8 to 9, Consultants, Technical Managers and personnel, Quality Managers and personnel, Auditors, Importers and exporters of food products, Food service staff, Operations Managers and Current BRCGS Internal Auditors.


Delegates must have a prior working knowledge of quality management systems and auditing within the relevant manufacturing sector and have completed a hazard analysis and critical control points (HACCP) at least two days' duration. Before the course, you must have read and reviewed a copy of the Standard, which is available as a free download from the BRCGS Store.


Online exam with 25 questions and pass mark 60%. BRCGS would issue certificate of “Global Standard for Food Safety Issue 9.0: Conversion for sites”

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