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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 FM Lead Auditor Blended Course

A comprehensive course for trainee FSC FM auditors, including an introduction to FSC, a course about the FSC Principles ...

Online RSB Training updates

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

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 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 ...

Accredited FSC® certification training courses

Assurance and Sustainability Training Academy - A S T R A

NEW:
ASTRAcademy has been recognized as an FSC® Training Provider on the current FSC Accreditation Requirements.

NEW:
Forestry Training: Excellence for Forest Certification. 23 Oct - 3 Nov 2017 and 12-23 March 2018 (UK).
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Upcoming Seminars
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HCV Assessor Course - Flyer
16-18 October
Curvelo (MG) Brazil
Here before 5 October
FSC® COCAuditor Course - Flyer
19-20 October
Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Here before 5 October
FSC FM Auditor Course - Flyer
20-22 November
Montefiascone, Italy
Here before 5 November
ISO 19011 course - Flyer 
23-24 November
Montefiascone, Italy
Here before 15 November
FSC COC Auditor Course - Flyer
27-28 November
Montefiascone, Italy
Here before 15 November
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.

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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.