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How to get Certified

Your pathway to food safety certification

Retailers such as Waitrose see START! as a learning and development roadmap for suppliers wanting to gain full BRCGS certification. We have developed a number of tools to support your journey and to make the process as simple as possible.  

And remember, if you need help along the way, you can contact us here.

Step 1:

Download our factsheet to guide you to choose the most appropriate assurance programme.


Step 2:

For SALSA sites, download the SALSA TO START! Auditor Checklist and Site Self-Assessment Tool.


Step 3:

Our pre-sales support team are here to talk to you should you need help or guidance, whether it's navigating the site or if you need more information.


Step 4:

Watch our webinar series where you can find out about the process and hear from a company that went from SALSA to BRCGS Food Safety Certification.

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Step 5:

Choose a BRCGS registered Certification Body from the Directory to perform the audit of your operation and register you as BRCGS Certified

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Start your journey to certification.

Watch our three-part webinar that takes you through the process of getting certified

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