Global Standard for Consumer Products Issue 4: Understanding the Requirements

This course will give technical, quality and operations staff from manufacturers and retailers a clear understanding of the protocol and requirements Global Standard for Consumer Products Issue 4 – either Personal Care and Household or General Merchandise - including audit planning, and the events during and after the audit.

Who should attend?

Technical & quality staff from manufacturers and retailers.

What will I learn?

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

  • Understand the background and benefits of the Standard
  • Understand the details of the scheme including audit scope and planning for the audit
  • Implement the requirements of the Standard, including fundamental clauses and statements of intent
  • Understand how an audit is closed, what corrective actions are and how certificates are issued
  • Know about different audit options available at Foundation and Higher Level
  • Understand the current compliance monitoring of certification bodies by BRCGS • Access support and resources supplied by BRCGS including BRCGS Participate, the BRCGS Directory and BRCGS Bookshop.

What is included?

  • Detailed course notes


Classroom-based training: Ready when you are

When you’re ready for face-to-face training again, we’re ready to welcome you.

As we all adjust to greater freedom around travel and meetings, we want to reassure you that our training team has worked with venues and tutors to enhance measures to keep you safe. Our carefully selected training venues continue to operate social distancing procedures, with readily available sanitizer stations at high-touch points throughout the venue. Rigorous deep cleaning procedures continue, providing you with peace of mind during your time at the venue.

If you have any questions regarding your booking of a classroom-based training course, please contact or call +44 345 086 9000.

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