Risk Assessment

Upcoming Gluten Free Issue 3-Auditor Training

The Gluten-Free Certification Program (GFCP) course has been designed to help you 
gain an appreciation of celiac disease and non-celiac gluten sensitivity, understand GFCP requirements and to provide guidance on implementing 
a preventative risk-based Gluten-Free Management 
System in your business. This training will also explain the process that a business will need to follow in order to become a certified Gluten-Free site. The ONLY program which is fully accredited by a third-party to certify both the site and its gluten management system. As an auditor, it is essential to have a thorough understanding of the requirements in the Gluten-Free Certification Program (GFCP) Global Standard. 

Key Learning Objectives:

– Define gluten and the differences between celiac disease and non-celiac gluten sensitivity
– Identify the impact that celiac disease has on individuals 
– Demonstrate an understanding of why the food industry is required to manage gluten containing food and products
– Recall different food handler responsibilities and GMP’s relating to gluten  management
– Explain the concept of cross contact and the potential for cross contact in a food production process
– Outline key legal requirements relating to gluten-free labelling
– List the individual components that make up the Gluten-free Certification Program (GFCP) Global Standard
– Recognise the difference between a dedicated and non-dedicated Gluten-Free site
– Identify different gluten controls that must be implemented as part of a gluten-free management system (GFMS)
– Outline the importance of prerequisite programs in safeguarding a gluten-free site
– Determine suitable gluten-free monitoring, deviation, validation and verification procedures
– Perform a documented risk assessment for gluten-free ingredients, processes and finished product  
– Describe the process for obtaining certification to GFCP Global Standard 
– Identify key objective evidence required to determine compliance against relevant sections of GFCP Global Standard 
– Correctly complete auditor documentation, including client reports and corrective action requests.
– Be able to “paint a documented picture” of specific activities within a given site, which when reviewed by any other individual, will effectively communicate a clear “snap-shot” regarding the operation and the levels of conformity. 

Who should attend Gluten free issue 3-Auditor Training:

The course is aimed at Technical & quality managers and their teams from manufacturing and retailing, BRCGS Professionals. 


Auditor training: 50 questions exam; Pass mark 75%.


– January 5, 2024; 9:00 AM-5 PM (Eastern time)

– February 2, 2024; 9:00 AM-5 PM (Eastern time)

– March 4, 2024; 9:00 AM-5 PM (Eastern time)

Location: Virtual

Course fee: $ 1000 USD