> food safety>BRCGS Packaging Issue 5 – 6 Conversion For Auditors


This course will provide auditors who have audited against Issue 5 of the Standard with details of the changes to format and content of the Standard with a review of audit protocol and BRCGS expectations.

Who Should Attend?

  • Current Global Standard for Packaging and Packaging Materials Issue 5 Auditors
  • Certification body Personnel responsible for technical review

Prior Knowledge

Delegates should have a record of completed training for the Global Standard for Packaging and Packaging Materials Issue 5.  Delegates are expected to have read and reviewed a copy of the BRCGS for Packaging Materials Issue 6 prior to attending the course.  The standard is available from the BRCGS Bookshop.

Course Objectives

This course will provide delegates with an in-depth understanding of the revisions to the format and content.  It includes particular reference to the changes in order to better reflect the diversity of the Packaging industry and how this affects them.

This will also be an opportunity to effect calibration of auditors to ensure the effectiveness of audits against the Standard to BRCGS requirements.

Course Content

  • Understand the reasons for changes to the Standard, including industry developments
  • Recognise how the changes will benefit retailers, manufacturers, auditors and consumers
  • Recognise the changes to the protocol of the Standard
  • Understand the changes from Issue 5 to 6 including changes of format of the Standard, changes to existing clauses, new requirements and additional modules

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 BRCGS.  If the course exam is to be taken, an internet enabled laptop or devise is required.  If the exam is not taken, then an attendance certificate will be awarded by the BRCGS.

Booking & Course Fees

The fee includes a full lunch and refreshments during the day.

Upcoming Courses

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