how we help

  • Gap analysis

    • Review current work practises and processes
    • Determine areas to be addressed to gain certification
    • Understanding risk associated with the business
    • System improvement recommendations
  • HACCP plans

    • HACCP plan review
    • Validation of HACCP plan
    • HACCP team training
    • Establishing a  site HACCP Plan
  • Prerequisite programmes

    • General prerequisites review
    • Validation of prerequisites
    • Aligning prerequisite with HACCP Plan
    • Prerequisite programme development
  • Vulnerability assessment

    • Current system review
    • GFSI & BRC standards advice
    • Development of supply chain maps
    • Vulnerability assessment guidance
  • Internal and supplier audits

    • Developing a risk based Audit programme
    • Process risk and internal audits
    • Internal auditor training
    • Using root cause analysis to address non conformities
  • Food fraud prevention

    • Current food defence system review
    • Food defence team training
    • Applying TACCP principles
    • Mitigation food defence risk
  • BRC Global Standards

    • Site training 
    • Auditor training 
    • Delivering BRCGS professional programme
    • Implementation of Global Standards

management systems we support

ISO 9001 Quality Management Systems

  • Improve environmental performance
  • Use resources more effectively
  • Increase energy efficiency
  • Reduce waste
  • Gain a competitive advantage

ISO 14001 Environmental Management Systems

  • Improve environmental performance
  • Use resources more effectively
  • Increase energy efficiency
  • Reduce waste
  • Gain a competitive advantage

FSC/PEFC Chain of Custody – Packaging

  • Implement FSC/PEFC CoC management system
  • Improve sustainability
  • Set up a volume account
  • Effectively maintain a volume account
  • Train staff in FSC/PEFC principles


  • Meet environmental needs
  • Implement effective environmental management systems
  • Maintain and audit systems
  • Assess organisational carbon footprint
  • Improve energy efficiency

FSC/PEFC Forestry Certification Management Systems

  • Implement FSC/PEFC management system
  • Comply with FSC/PEFC laws and principles
  • Improve sustainability
  • Manage Chain of Custody certification
  • Train staff in FSC/PEFC principles

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    BSW have used totrain for nearly 20 years across our seven UK operations. They have provided consultation and training for the successful implementation of ISO 9001. Additionally, they have trained our internal auditors to IRCA standards and completed continuous improvement training and consultancy. The length of our association with totrain is testament to the quality of services they provide. In particular, we highly rate their tailored approach to our business whilst maintaining strict compliance to the standards we work within.
    Andy King
    Group Quality Manager: BSW Timber
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    We are a Company producing bespoke Steel Fabrications working in all the engineering sectors. In order for us to meet the various demands and challenges of our clients, John (totrain) has developed and delivered a first class Quality Management System (ISO 9001) which has been tailored specifically to meet our business and production needs. We have now been working with John and his team for 10 years and have always received an exceptional and professional service along with his full and prompt support. With his knowledge of the Standards and vast experience from many industry sectors along with his practical approach in understanding your business and existing systems, I would have no hesitation in recommending John and his team to your company. John and his team would be a valuable asset to any business wanting to progress.
    Keith Henderson
    Managing Director: Henderson Engineering (North East) Ltd

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