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
  • Lunch and refreshments


COVID-19: Important information on classroom-based training courses

BSI is closely monitoring UK Government Advice regarding the safety of classroom-based training courses. In the event of a classroom-based course being deemed unsafe, your training booking will be automatically transferred to online delivery using our highly-interactive virtual classroom - Connected Learning Live.

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