Date: 13 March 2014 - 14 March 2014
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BM TRADA have received full endorsement from RSPO as a Training Organisation and are now the first Certification Body to offer the a formally endorsed RSPO Lead Auditor Course. This 2 days course satisfies the structured training and examination requirements to achieve RSPO Lead Auditor status using accelerated learning techniques such as group seminars, exercises and presentations.  It concludes with a 2 hour written examination.

For 2014, the course will be held in March (13 – 14), June (5 -6) and September (15 – 16).


Participation fee is  £825 (inclusive of VAT ). Participants will also receive a complimentary copy of  "Getting Started with Sustainable Palm Oil Certification" (RRP £19.99) .

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BM TRADA have develooped the RSPO Lead Auditor Course to complement the accreditation and to support clients through the RSPO certification process.

This 2 day workshop introduces the principles of RSPO Certification and equips the delegate with the necessary understanding and application of the standard to enable the internal audit of an RSPO scheme.

The workshop explores the history, organisation and purpose of the RSPO certification scheme, and examines the organisational chain of custody required to achieve certification. This is a participative workshop and delegates use exercises to explore the concepts and application of the scheme.

Participation fee is £ 795 (inclusive of VAT). Participants will also receive a complimentary copy of  "Getting Started with Sustainable P alm Oil Certification" (RRP £19.99).

Further information is available at  or contact Anne Seymour Durkin,  Training Manager for BM Trada at [email protected] .

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