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Online Forest Management Lead Auditor Course

The course covers all the standards relevant to the FSC FM system and also covers report writing and auditing techniques ...

Blended course on auditing techniques: ISO 19011 for auditors to FSC Standards

Since 2011, the ISO 19011 was offered to both trainee and qualified auditors in the FSC system. This course is an effect ...

FSC Chain of Custody Lead Auditor Blended Course

Since 2006, AB Training, now ASTRAcademy, has offered various training programs to certification bodies active in t ...

Online RSB Lead Auditor Course

The course covers all the standards relevant to the RSB system. The course consists of 9 modules and will take about 30 ...

The Correct Use of the FSC Trademarks by Certificate Holders FSC-STD-50-001

The course follows closely the text of the latest version of the standard FSC-STD-50-001. Additionally, it offers exampl ...

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Assurance  and  Sustainability Training Academy - A S T R A
New! ASTRAcademy recognized as an FSC® Training Provider on the current FSC Accreditation Requirements 
New! Forestry Training: Excellence for Forest Certification. 23 October -3 November 2017 and 12-23 March 2018. UK. Flyer

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 Upcoming Course
Date and Location
 Register
FSC®  COC Auditor Course - Flyer 
7-8 September
Montefiascone, Italy
 Here before 25 August
ISO 19011 course - Flyer
11-12 September
Montefiascone, Italy
Here before 5 September
FSC FM Auditor Course - Flyer
13-15 September
Montefiascone, Italy
Here before 31 August
HCV Assessor Course - Flyer
16-18 October
Curvelo (MG) Brazil
Here before 5 October
FSC  COC Auditor Course - Flyer
19-20 October
Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Here before 5 October
FSC  COC Auditor Course - Flyer
14-15 December
Shanghai, China
Here before 1 December
 

 

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 using 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 ISO qualification of their auditors.
 
Since 2006, our trainers have been delivering training to more than 700 FSC auditors working or collaborating currently with 30 accredited certification bodies.
 
Main courses:
 
The Correct Use of the FSC Trademakrs (offered in 5 languages: EN, SP, IT, GE, FR)
 
 
Recognition
 
FSC:
The Auditor training program for FSC auditors is being offered by ASTRAcademy to auditors and trainee auditors in the FSC System. This training program has obtained the formal recognition from Accreditation Services International (ASI) as being in compliance with FSC requirements for auditor training. 
The training programme consists of five main courses, listed above.
 
As a standard setting organization, FSC is not responsible for the content of any training offered by ASTRAcademy.
 
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.