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Online Forest Management Lead Auditor Course

ASTRAcademy courses for trainee FSC Auditors are recognized by Accreditation Services  International (ASI) as ...

Online course on the new FSC COC Standard for Multi-Site and Group certification

This online course takes you through the most recent version of the FSC Standard FSC-STD-40-003, presenting requirements ...

L'utilisation Correcte des Marques de Commerce FSC par les Détenteurs de Certificats FSC-STD-50-001

La formation est basée sur le texte de la dernière version de la norme FSC-STD-50-001. Elle propose aussi ...

Die Korrekte Anwendung der FSC Marken durch zertifizierte Unternehmen (FSC-STD-50-001)

Der Kurs basiert auf dem Inhalt der aktuellen Version des Standards FSC-STD-50-001. Der Kurs präsentiert auch einig ...

Online RSB Training updates

This package of courses provides training updates to qualified RSB Auditors or Consultants, who have already completed a ...

Accredited FSC® certification training courses

Astra Academy provides accredited online Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certification training courses and regularly consults on sustainability standards globally.
Assurance and Sustainability Training Academy - A S T R A

NEW:

Online course on the current version of the FSC Chain of Custody Standard (FSC-STD-40-004 V3-0) launched on the ASTRAcademy e-learning platform. Register here

Forestry Training: Excellence for Forest Certification,  8-19 October 2018 (UK).
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Upcoming Courses
Date and Location
Register
FSC COC Auditor Course - Flyer
15-16 February
Montefiascone, Italy
Here before 5 February
FSC COC Auditor Course - Flyer
26-27 February
Belo Horizonte (MG), Brazil
Here before 10 February
HCV Assessor Course - Flyer
28 February - 2 March
Curvelo (MG), Brazil
Here before 10 February
FSC FM Auditor Course - Flyer
7-9 March
Porto, Portugal
Here before 20 February
 Auditing techniques and ISO 19011 course - Flyer
8-9 May 
Montefiascone, Italy
Here before 1 May
FSC COC Auditor Course - Flyer
10-11 May 
Montefiascone, Italy
Here before 25 April
FSC FM Auditor Course - Flyer
21-23 May
Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
Here before 5 May
 Auditing techniques and ISO 19011 course - Flyer
24-25 May
Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
Here before 15 May
FSC COC Auditor Course - Flyer
28-29 May
Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
Here before 15 May
FSC COC Auditor Course - Flyer
21-22 June
Guangzhou, China
Here before 8 June
FSC FM Auditor Course - Flyer
25-27 June
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Here before 10 June
 Auditing techniques and ISO 19011 course - Flyer
28-29 June
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Here before 15 June
FSC COC Auditor Course - Flyer
2 - 3 July
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Here before 18 June

 

Certification Training relating to sustainability standards and concepts

ASTRA Academy is your global training partner for certification to the standards of the Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) and the Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials (RSB). We also offer Assessor training relating to the Licensing Scheme managed by the High Conservation Value Resource Network. Additionally, ASTRA provides consultancy on accreditation aspects, witnessing in relation to auditing work, standards development and technical support on several certification systems, such as FSC, RSB, HCVRN, the Green List of Protected Areas (IUCN), and the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI).

Your solution to acquiring knowledge, skills and the appropriate attitude related to certification and accreditation requirements on various certification systems.

ASTRA is offering to trainees a user-friendly e-learning platform, combined with face-to-face courses offered around the world to deliver training to auditors, certification body staff, internal auditors, consultants and industry representatives who wish to improve their knowledge and skills relating to FSC and RSB standards and their practical application.

Additionally, we also provide an ISO 19011 course (online or as a "blended" course). This course responds to the requirements of the various certification schemes, relating to auditing techniques and ISO qualification of their auditors. 

Since 2006, our trainers have been delivering training to more than 700 FSC auditors working or collaborating currently with more than 30 accredited certification bodies.

Main courses:


Recognition

FSC:
ASTRAcademy is an approved Training Provider in the FSC certification system. The courses offered have obtained the formal recognition from Accreditation Services International (ASI) as being in compliance with current FSC requirements for auditor training.
The training programme consists of five main courses, listed above.
 
Our Auditor courses for trainee FSC Auditors (Forest Management and Chain of Custody Auditor courses) do not cover ISO training requirements. Trainee auditors who are not qualified on ISO standards (as outlined in FSC-STD-20-001 V4) can register, in addition to the FM and/or COC courses on our ISO 19011 course, which will help them fulfill FSC auditor training requirements.
 
RSB:
Our RSB courses for auditors, consultants and industry experts have been developed together with the RSB, and it are recongnized as the official training program on the RSB Standard. ASTRAcademy is also offering training updates on the RSB Standard and is keeping a register of tained and qualified professionals engaged with the RSB system.
 
HCV Resource Network:
ASTRAcademy is a registered Training Organization under the Assessor Licensing Scheme managed by the High Conservation Value Resource Network. Successful completion of a recognized HCV Assessor Training Course will be a mandatory requirement for aspirant HCV Assessors. For more information about HCV Assessor Training courses, contact ASTRAcademy or the HCV Resource Network.