BRC Global Standards Professional

BRC Global Standards Professional is a learning programme which will give you international recognition for the key skills and knowledge essential for product safety management.

What does BRC Global Standards Professional mean for you?


What does BRC Global Standards Professional mean for you?

Why become a BRC Global Standards Professional?


As a BRC Global Standards Professional you will be well-equipped to manage any GFSI-recognised Standard in your business, and able to implement or manage product safety systems.

BRC Global Standards is the leading provider of GFSI-recognised Standards globally, respected for their quality and brand protection assurance.

This training programme has been designed by the BRC Global Standards Technical team in response to demands from the industry for training on the skills necessary to implement effective product safety management.


Gaining certification as a BRC Global Standards Professional will:


  • enhance your understanding of product safety management;
  • enable you to apply skills to reduce risks associated with product safety;
  • enable you to contribute as part of the brand protection team your company needs; and
  • raise your status as a valuable employee.


Who is it for?


All product safety personnel in food, packaging, storage and distribution and related industries; for example, quality assurance managers, food technologists, category technologists and HACCP teams.

Your company does not have to be certificated against the BRC Global Standards.

The courses are subject-specific, train the core skills needed for any product safety individual, and will help with maintaining any GFSI-recognised certification scheme.


How long does it take?


The total programme would take 8-9 days to complete, however courses can be completed in any order, and at times and dates to suit over the course of the year.


What courses are included in the programme and where are they run?


Courses are run by the BRC Global Standards Academy, and via BRC Global Standards Approved Training Providers (ATPs) globally.

Download our BRC Global Standards Professional factsheet for information about the courses required to be completed in order to attain recognition as a BRC Global Standards Professional.

Find upcoming courses or find an ATP in your country.


How much does the training cost?


Annual subscription for BRC Global Standards Professional costs £80 or US$100 depending on your preferred currency. This includes:

  • registration of all your completed courses;
  • your open badge;
  • certification of all successful course completions;
  • access to exclusive webinars run by the BRC Global Standards Technical team;
  • a regular newsletter; and
  • discounts on BRC Global Standards events, Bookshop and Participate.


Course fees are additional to the subscription fee and will vary depending on your provider.