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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, standards development and technical support on several certification systems, such as FSC, RSB, 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 600 FSC auditors working or collaborating currently with 25 accredited certification bodies.
The Auditor training program for FSC auditors, offered previously as AB Training to SGS Qualifor auditors and also to 25 other FSC-accredited certification bodies, is now 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.
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.