BRC Global Standards: HARPC

This course is part of the BRCGS Professional recognition program.

Course Description:

The BRCGS HARPC course will cover the similarities and differences between requirements of the BRCGS Food Standard and FSMA’s Preventive Controls rule.

BRCGS HARPC is not a substitute for FDA’s Preventive Controls course.

HARPC encompasses far more in the way of food safety assessment and control, than a traditional HACCP plan.

Duration: 2 days

Cost:  $879.00 + HST 13% All prices are in Canadian dollars.

This course is beneficial for:

  • Food site technical managers, quality managers and quality teams

  • Members of food safety management teams implementing HACCP or food safety plans from production, sanitation, maintenance and logistics department etc.

  • Food laboratory directors, managers and technicians

  • Consultants and researchers involved in food safety

  • BRCGS Professionals

Key learning objective:

  • Understand how the BRCGS Food Standard aligns with FSMA’s Preventative Control rules

  • Be able to explain BRCGS and HARPC requirements for development and management of a food safety plan

  • Learn how to adapt a BRCGS food safety management system (FSMS) to meet Preventive Controls regulation

  • Review common non-conformities related to HACCP and HARPC found in BRCGS audits.

  • Review risk analysis principles

Training Materials:

  • Training materials will be provided to each participant.

Training Assessment:

  • At the end of the course; each participant is required to be assessed with an exam.

  • The exam consists of 25 questions and participant is required to score 60% to pass an exam.

Training Certificate:

At the end of the course, the participants will receive “BRCGS HARPC” Attendance certificate and another certificate after successful pass of an exam, issued by BRCGS.


BRCGS Certificate fee:    

In addition to training fees, BRCGS charges £30 (C$52) per certificate; the participant is required to pay certificate fee.


Training Location:

Training location will be communicated to the participant; 30 days prior to the training within GTA area.


Meals: The breakfast, lunch and tea will be provided to each participant.


Cancellation policy:         

50% of training cost is applied when participant decided to cancel training 15 days prior to the training date.


When there are less than 10 participants, training will be rescheduled or cancelled, and participant will be notified immediately. In case of cancellation of class, the participant will be reimbursed for the training fees immediately.

Please visit our Training Calendar to attend above course.

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