BRC Global Standard for Storage and Distribution Issue 3 - Understanding the Requirements

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SGS offers the training of Global Standard for Storage and Distribution, as set out by BRCGS. BRC Storage and Distribution training through SGS gives you a competitive edge by demonstrating your legal compliance and competence regarding food quality and product safety.

This course gives technical, quality and operations staff from the logistics industry, retailers and food service companies a clear understanding of the protocols and requirements of the BRC Global Standard for Storage and Distribution, including audit planning, and the events during and after the audits.


  • Introduction to the Standard including the scope and structure of the Standard
  • An in-depth review of the standard’s requirement clauses
  • Interpretation and guidelines
  • The auditing protocol and certification process
  • Report writing and non-conformity classification
  • Basis for clause exclusion and risk assessment 
  • Planning audits – particularly multi-site operations, satellite depots and Head offices 
  • New audit report - Levels of detail and expectations for quality 
  • Interactive workshops with case studies
  • Continual assessment


  • This course includes a written examination;
  • Delegates should have read a copy of the BRC Global Standard Storage & Distribution Issue 3 before attending any related course.


Examination in MC and E-examination

Mr. Andes Mong
Section Manager (Food) ,SGS (Hong Kong) Limited

  • Andes Mong has over 20 years food quality and safety management working experience in food industries across Asia Pacific region. Understanding, planning, implementing and overview for food and supply chain management with the relevant know-how, skill, experience, knowledge and attitude to accept any food management challenge. 
  • Active Lead Auditor for BRC Food, BRC S&D, BRC A&B, FSSC 22000, ISO 22000, HACCP, GMP since 2002 and  Food Safety Trainer for HACCP, ISO 22000, BRC Food, BRC S&D, BRC A&B 
  • BRC Approved Trainer for BRC Food, S&D and A&B Translates BRC Global Standard in practical language

(SGS Hong Kong Ltd. reserves the right of final tutor arrangement.)

CERTIFICATION (Attendance: 100%):
Delegates who successfully completed the course and passed the exam will be issued a Certificate by BRC.

Venue: T.S.T. / Wan Chai / Sheung Wan Training Centre / HKSTP/ TBC 
Medium: Cantonese supplemented with English materials

* Early Bird Price will be offered to participant whose enrolment is made one month prior to the course or online booking


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

  • Describe the details of the scheme including audit scope and planning for the audit;
  • Implement the requirements of the Standard on-site;
  • Put actions into place to close an audit, knowing what corrective actions are needed and how certificates are issued;
  • Choose to have an audit against one of the different audit options available, including options 1 and 2 of the unannounced scheme;
  • Understand the current compliance monitoring of certification bodies by BRC Global Standards;
  • Use and share audit reports on the BRC Global Standards Directory;


  • Vehicle/load security – including -security risk assessments; 
  • Product fraud/vulnerability – particularly in the wholesale area; 
  • Increased requirements for contracted services; 
  • Inclusion of high pressure processing; 
  • Clarity in requirements; 
  • Consistency with other BRC Global Standards;
  • Unannounced options – full and 2 part; 
  • Grading;
  • Exclusions from scope; 
  • The course is designed to equip you with the skills and knowledge to successfully implement Issue 3 of the Standard at your site; 


  • Anyone implementing or auditing against the Global Standard for Storage and Distribution;
  • Technical, quality & operational staff from the logistics industry, retailers and food service companies;

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