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 Standard in your business – including those recognised by the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) – and able to implement or manage product safety systems.

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

This training programme has been designed by the BRC Global Standards Technical team in response to demands from 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 technical and product safety personnel in industries related to the BRC Global Standards.

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 also 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 Partners (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.

All courses completed must be classroom-based.

Find upcoming courses or find an ATP in your country.

When registering for your course, it is essential to ensure your trainer is a BRC Global Standards ATP, as only BRC Global Standards Academy courses will be accepted for this programme (with the exception of HACCP, HARA, HARPC, and FSPCA PCQI/FSMA courses).



Subscription to the programme 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 Academy training courses, BRC Global Standards events, BRC Bookshop and BRC Participate.


Course fees are additional and will vary depending on your provider.