LONDON, October 17, 2016

BRC Global Standards has launched BRC Global Standards Professional, an academic recognition programme for technical and quality staff in the food, packaging, storage, distribution, retail or consumer products industries who wish to become recognized as a qualified expert on product safety management practices, using the BRC Global Standards as a foundation. Successful individuals working in product safety management will be recognised as an expert on the BRC Global Standard relevant to their site’s scope of certification.

Designed to enable individuals to tailor their own learning requirements, the programme is open to all professionals working in manufacturing and supply chains, and is especially useful for technical and quality staff involved in implementing product safety management systems. Individuals can register on BRC’s online learning platform, BRC Educate, before choosing the courses they need to complete the programme. Courses will be advertised on the BRC Global Standards website, and will be run by both the BRC Academy and BRC Approved Training Partners. In addition, BRC Professional delegates will benefit from regular updates, select-access webinars – where they can raise questions directly to the BRC Global Standards Managers – as well as exclusive discounts on BRC Global Standards events and BRC Participate.

Benefits of becoming a BRC Global Standards Professional

– Improve and consolidate your skills in safety practices
– Gain insight into developing trends and issues
– Develop your knowledge of the BRC Standard and processes
– Build a learner profile on BRC Educate – evidence of your progress and knowledge
– Benefit from exclusive discounts on certain BRC Global Standards events
– Save money on joint packages with BRC Participate
– Have access to free webinars run by industry experts

Mark Proctor CEO at BRC Global Standards, said: “The BRC Global Standards Professional Programme has been designed to increase the knowledge of product safety personnel and to improve consistency of their safety management systems.”

About BRC Global Standards

BRC Global Standards are the world’s biggest provider of safety and quality standards programmes for food manufacture, packaging, storage and distribution. BRC Global Standards are generated with the help of technical specialists, retailers, manufacturers and certification bodies from around the world, so everything is based on practicality, rigour and clarity.

The BRC Global Standards certification scheme offers comprehensive support to help new and established businesses to achieve and maintain their quality and safety aims.