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Chain of Custody FSCTM PEFC

Chain of Custody FSC™-PEFC training from SGS gives you the skills to implement a chain of custody certification system according to the requirements of the Forest Stewardship Council™ (FSC) and Program for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC). Compliance with the requirements can help organizations to trade in confidence.

At the end of the course, you will be familiar with the basic theoretical and practical principles of implementing chain of custody standards. You will also understand the general requirements of all certification systems that apply to traders and processors, and the specific processes of FSC-PEFC certification.

In addition, you will learn about the transfer and claims control systems of FSC-PEFC, and about audit preparation and execution in accordance to FSC and PEFC requirements. 

Course outline:

  • Introduction to the Chain of Custody certification
  • New standards
  • Main concepts
  • General requirements for all certification systems (traders and processors)
  • Claims control systems of FSC-PEFC
  • Transfer system
  • Labeling
  • Evaluating FSC-PEFC controlled wood
  • Certification process
  • Audit preparation and execution

Training approach

The course adopts a theoretical - practical approach. This comprises brief explanations about each topic, followed by development workshops that give you the tools you need to apply your learning in the workplace.

As with the other SGS training programs aimed at the agricultural and agro-industrial sectors, the focus is on minimizing risk – saving time and money in the process.

Find out more about our Chain of Custody FSC-PEFC training by contacting SGS today.

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Guayaquil, Ecuador