PEFC chain of custody initial training: UK and Ireland

PEFC chain of custody initial training: UK and Ireland

Auditor training

Auditors, reviewers, and certification decision makers are invited to register for a PEFC recognized chain of custody initial training 9 and 12 November 2021.

Please note that this training is fully booked.

Attending a PEFC recognized chain of custody initial training is a pre-requisite for any auditor, reviewer or certification decision maker wishing to issue certification against the 2020 PEFC chain of custody related standards, as required by PEFC ST 2003.

Issuing certification against the 2020 standards is only possible after the completion of either initial or refresher training, and once you are accredited against the 2020 versions of the standards.

Register your interest by emailing Alun Watkins at awatkins@pefc.co.uk

The details

The training takes place online using Zoom over two days: 9 and 12 November, 9:00-16:00 (GMT).

The training will provide an introduction to the revised 2020 PEFC Chain of Custody standard, focusing on the changes to the input-output process, the PEFC Due Diligence System (DDS), the chain of custody methods and multi-site certification. It will also cover changes to the 2020 PEFC Trademarks standard and 2020 Certification Body Requirements standard.

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Before the training, participants are expected to read the 2020 versions of the PEFC standards, along with the summary of changes. These can all be found on our website. Participants will also be provided with case studies in advance of the training and will need to provide their answers to the technical expert.

The training will be given by PEFC International Technical Experts Alun Watkins (PEFC UK) and William Merivale (PEFC Ireland).

The participation fee for the initial training is £300. Registration deadline is 29 October.

The training will be held in English.

Register your interest by emailing Alun Watkins at awatkins@pefc.co.uk

Knowledge test

Following the training, participants will have three weeks to complete the online knowledge test. Participants that pass this test will receive a PEFC recognised chain of custody training certificate within two weeks. Successful participants will also be added to the PEFC register of trained auditors, reviewers, and certification decision makers.


Dates

09 - 12, November 2021

10:00 - 17:00 (UTC+2)

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PEFC contact

Linda Matole

Technical Officer

Related organizations

PEFC UK

National member

www.pefc.co.uk

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