Non-Residential £845 + VAT
Residential £1,045 + VAT

Duration - Two days

The RSPO Lead Auditor course is fully endorsed by Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (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.

Book a place or to make an inquiry call us on:
+44 (0) 1494 569 750

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  • 5-6 March 2019, High Wycombe
  • 4-5 June 2019, Zwolle, Netherlands
  • 17-18 September 2019, High Wycombe 
    3-4 December 2019,High Wycombe 

RSPO Lead Auditor 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 organization 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 Palm Trace, RSPO Next
  • RSPO trademark and corporate logo use
  • The certification cycle of evaluation, surveillance and re-evaluation
  • Corrective action reports (CARs)
  • Audit scenarios/report writing. 

RSPO Lead Auditor 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 recognized lead assessor course e.g. and accredited QMS1 (ISO 9000) or EMS2 (ISO 14000) auditor training course.

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