Introduction to BRC Version 8 for Food Safety Course (FS15)

BRC is an international Food Safety Management Systems standard and recognised certification schemes. Companies supplying products to the United Kingdom and many European countries are required to achieve BRC certification to the Global Standard for Food Safety.

This course provides an introduction to the new requirements of the BRC Version 8 standard with practical examples.


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Industry experts present our cost-effective food safety courses. It is fun, engaging and interactive with practical examples and activities.  Delegates write an assessment at the end of the course and will receive a handout and certificate of attendance.

We are based in Port Elizabeth and service the following provinces in South Africa:

  • Eastern Cape
  • Western Cape
  • Gauteng
  • KwaZulu-Natal (KZN)

Course Level

Advanced Food Safety course

Presentation Methods and Course Duration Options

  • Classroom training – 1 day
  • Virtual training (real-time via Skype, Zoom or Google Meet) – 1 day

Minimum Requirements

A good understanding of HACCP is required before attending this course. We recommend first attending our Introduction to HACCP course or HACCP for the HACCP Team course.

Who Should Attend?

  • Business owners or any person in charge of food premises
  • QA managers
  • QC managers
  • Production managers
  • Supervisors
  • HACCP Team

Course Outline

  • Introduction to BRC
  • Purpose, value and structure of BRC version 8
  • Overview of the BRC version 8 Global Food Safety Standard clauses
  • Main changes from BRC version 7 to BRC version 8
  • Operations and management commitment


This introductory course is more aimed at creating awareness of the BRC international standard for food safety, and everyone is welcome to attend.

The implementation of the BRC Food Safety Management System is covered in our more advanced Implementation of a Food Safety Management System based on BRC Version 8 for Food Safety course (which includes this course).

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