FSC Chain of Custody Lead Auditor Course

£845 + VAT non-residential
£1045 + vat residential 
Duration - 2 days 

Exova BM TRADA is an FSC Approved Training Provider click here  for more details.

This FSC Approved two-day course will equip sustainability professionals with the required knowledge to promote or implement an FSC sustainable forestry supply chain system.  It also meet the requirements for the first stage in becoming a certified auditor for the FSC COC system.
FSC Chain of Custody Lead Auditor Course
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  • 6 & 7 November 2018, High Wycombe
  • 19 - 20 February 2019, High Wycombe
  • 13 - 14 August 2019, High Wycombe
Course details
The Course is a combination of E-learning and classroom and includes:
  • The history, objectives and structure of FSC and its relationship with stakeholders
  • Roles and responsibilities in certification according to FSC’s normative documents
  • Overview of FSC’s normative system and its structure and the requirements of FSC STD 40-004
  • Sourcing of reclaimed material
  • Group and multi-site certification
  • Controlled wood, and credit and percentage system application
  • Project certification 
  • Chain of Custody evaluation process and report writing
Delegates are assessed throughout the course and a 2 hour open book examination takes place at the end of the second day.
The course includes seminars, exercises, case studies and presentations. The course is conducted in English. Full competence in English, written and spoken is an essential requirement.
Who should attend?
  • Sustainability professionals within the timber or timber product industries
  • Personnel employed at sites looking to apply the FSC COC Standard
  • Those seeking accreditation as an FSC COC auditor, consultant or trainer
  • People managing sustainable supply chains interested in working with their suppliers to implement a forestry chain of custody system
Delegates may also like to attend the PEFC Lead Auditor Course
Pre-course requirements
Delegates must have completed all of the pre-course requirements before attending the courses: Delegates must:
  • Have attended a recognised Lead Auditor course
  • Completed Module 1 – Background to FSC and Chain of Custody certification (Approx. 5 – 6 Hours):
  • Completed Module 2 – Guidelines for the correct use of trademark and logo regulations, including the FSC on-line course (Approx. 2 Hours)
  • Read Getting Started With Chain of Custody –Book provided. 
  • Read the appropriate FSC standards
Contact us
e: anne.seymour-durkin@exova.com
+44 (0)1494 569 841
Contact us
e: courses@exova.com
+44 (0)1494 569 750
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