RSPO Lead auditor

RSPO Trademark logoNon-Residential £845 + VAT
        Residential £1,045 + VAT

Duration - Two days 


This course is fully endorsed by RSPO, and satisfies the structured training and examination requirements as the first step to achieving RSPO Lead Auditor status. The course includes group seminars, exercises and presentations. It concludes with a two-hour written exam.
RSPO Lead auditor
Book a place or to make an enquiry call us on: +44 (0) 1494 569 750
  • 03-04 Dec 2018, High Wycombe
  • 5-6 March 2019, High Wycombe 
  • 4-5 June 2019, High Wycombe
  • 17-18 Sept 2019, High Wycombe
  • 3-4 Dec 2019, High Wycombe
Course details

You should attend this course if:

  • you are and IRCA/IEMA Lead Auditor and wish to become an RSPO approved supply chain auditor
  • your organisation is considering or has started the implementation of palm oil certification
  • you are involved in preparing for an assessment
  • you are a manager or member of an internal audit team.

You will learn about:

  • an introduction to palm oil
  • RSPO governance, mission, membership and funding
  • RSPO supply chain certification scheme and units of certification
  • RSPO E-Trace, RSPO RED
  • RSPO trademark and corporate logo use
  • the certification cycle of evaluation, surveillance and re-evaluation
  • corrective action reports (CARs)
  • audit scenarios/report writing.
Pre-course requirements

Before this course you will need:

  • advanced, post-high school education degree, diploma or equivalent
  • demonstrable field work experience in similar supply chains, or equivalent related to the certification process
  • technical skills and qualifications related to the certification process, such as demonstrable experience in other relevant certification schemes
  • successful completion of a recognised lead assessor course e.g. and accredited QMS1 (ISO 9000) or EMS2 (ISO 14000) auditor training course.
Contact us
+44 (0)1494 569 750
RSPO Lead auditor

Alasdair McGregor

Business & Technical Development Manager


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