BRCGS Global Standard for Storage & Distribution Issue 3 to 4: Auditor Conversion

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The Global Standard for Storage & Distribution Issue 4, launched on 2nd November 2020, reflects best practice and facilitates a process of continual improvement through well-designed risk-based product…

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The Global Standard for Storage & Distribution Issue 4, launched on 2nd November 2020, reflects best practice and facilitates a process of continual improvement through well-designed risk-based product safety management systems.

It ensures the quality and safety of products during storage and distribution throughout the supply chain.

This new Standard is specifically designed for logistics operations dealing with Food, Packaging, and Consumer Products.


2 Days, 09:00 – 18:00

Who should attend?

  • Existing auditors of S&D Issue 3
  • Certification Body Scheme Managers
  • Consultants
  • Technical & Quality Managers from sites who wish to gain a deeper understanding of the Global Standard’s audit process and changes from Issue 3.

Prior Knowledge

Delegates should have read and reviewed a copy of the new BRCGS Global Standard before attending the course. The standard is available free of charge from the BRCGS Bookshop from August 2018.

Course Summary:

The intention of the course is to enable delegates to gain a full understanding of the principles and requirements of the Standard and changes from Issue 3, including fundamental clauses, and statements of intent.

Delegates will also review how to undertake a Global Standards audit, including planning and reporting of the audit.

Course Format:

This course is developed in modules and formatted for virtual or face to face learning. This blended approach reinforces understanding with individual and group activities including case study exercises and a post course assessment.

Course Objectives

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

  • List the aims of the BRCGS scheme
  • Describe the format, scope and structure of the Standards
  • Effectively audit the requirements of the Standard
  • Complete the BRCGS audit and write the audit report
  • Identify and explain changes to the Standard from Issue 3 – Issue 4
  • Utilise and understand the benefits of the BRCGS resources

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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 BRCGS, CQI & IRCA and RSPH. They are qualified and experienced with extensive practical knowledge across a wide range of sectors including food manufacturing, catering and retail.


This BRCGS course carries the following Assessment: 50 question exam: pass mark 75%.

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





Course Date

24-25th May 2021, 22-23rd July 2021, 27-28th September 2021, 15-16th November 2021