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The focus of the standard is on the management of product and suppliers of the services provided by the Agents and Brokers including traceability and transparency through the supply chain. This is supported by the need for a hazard and risk assessment of the operations provided and a supporting quality management system.


1 Day, 9.30-17.00

Who Should Attend?

BRCGS Food Packaging or Storage and Distribution Auditors wishing to undertake BRCGS audit against the standard and Agents and Brokers who are looking to achieve the standard, as well as Consultants and Approved Training Providers (ATP) who may wish to train this standard and/or help companies to achieve this standard. Companies looking to implement or gain an insight into the standard.

Course Objectives

To understand the scope of the products and the companies to be audited and definitions used in the context of this standard. To give a practical overview of the standard and enable Agents and Brokers companies to be audited and certificated where they buy and sell products or provide services to other parties but are unable to gain certification to the production or Storage and Distribution Standards because there is no product present to be audited. Also to update existing food auditors to the requirements of the standard and allow them to become qualified to audit the Agents and Brokers standard. To ensure all new and existing auditors and implementers have a consistent understanding of the Global Standard for Agents and Brokers (Food & Food Packaging). To allow other interested parties to have an insight into the Standard and audit process including consultants, technical and operational managers, and customers of certificated sites.

Course Content

  • The scope of the standard
  • The requirements of the standard
  • Auditing the standard

What are the benefits?

Attendance will enable delegates to:

  • 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 are approved training providers, approved by the BRCGS. They are qualified and experienced with extensive practical knowledge across a wide range of sectors including brokerage, manufacturing, catering and retail transport storage and distribution.


Delegates successfully completing the course will be awarded a BRCGS Certificate issued by the BRCGS.

Booking & Course Fees

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