> food safety>BRCGS Global Standard for Packaging Issue 5 - Conversion from Issue 4-5 for Manufacturers (1 Day)


This course will provide delegates with details of the changes between Issue 4 and Issue 5 of the BRCGS Global Standard Packaging & Packaging Materials, in terms of the requirements as well as the protocol.


1 Day – 09.00 – 17.30

Who Should Attend?

This course is designed for delegates from sites that are currently certificated to Issue 4 of the BRCGS / IOP Global Standard for Packaging & Packaging Materials. It is aimed at: Manufacturers; Technical / Quality Managers & Consultants.

Prior Knowledge

Those attending this course are expected to have read and reviewed a copy of the BRCGS Global Standard Packaging & Packaging Materials Issue 5 prior to the course. If the course exam is to be taken, an internet enabled laptop is required.

Course Objectives

This course will provide delegates with an in-depth understanding of the revisions to the format and content of the Standard & is designed to equip delegates with the skills and knowledge to successfully implement Issue 5 of the Standard on their site.

Course Content

  • Understand the reasons for changes to the Standard, including industry developments, and the subsequent benefits to retailers, manufacturers, auditor and consumers
  • Understand the changes to existing requirements
  • Recognise the changes to the protocol of the Standard
  • Know how the audit process should now be carried out and reported

What are the benefits?

  • Know and understand the scope of the standard
  • Know the requirements and the actions required to fulfil them
  • Understand the audit protocol and how to become certified
  • Understand the procedures for closing out non conformances
  • Demonstrate the competitive benefits of quality standards to their own and other organisations

In-House Courses

Offering better value for money, they can be designed to closely match your specific requirements.

Style of Delivery & Course Leaders

Our course tutors have substantial experience in the field of BRCGS Packaging Standards. They are qualified and experienced with extensive practical audit experience across a wide range of packaging sectors.


Delegates successfully completing an optional on-line multi-choice exam (taken at the end of the course) will be awarded a BRCGS Certificate issued by the BRC. If the exam is not taken, then an attendance certificate is awarded by the BRC.

Booking & Course Fees

POA – This course is only available on an in-house basis, please contact us for further information.