RSPO Lead Auditor Supply Chain Certification Accra, Ghana

This course provides participants with an in-depth knowledge of the RSPO Supply Chain Certification (SCC) standard and its implementation.

Three-day RSPO-endorsed course

Course delivery is via online modules, lectures, workshops, a written examination and a practical audit exercise.

Participants will need to complete the online modules before attending the face-to-face course.

The face-to-face workshop will run for three days in Accra, Ghana, and will include:

  • 2.5 days of classroom tutorials and exercises including a written exam at the end of the course. 
  • Half-day practical audit exercise in a palm oil refinery/ manufacturer.

Course outline

The course focuses on the application of the RSPO SCC systems and audit practice requirements to ensure consistent and appropriate audit decision making. It covers key topics including:

  • The requirements of different supply chain models (i.e. Identity Preserved, Segregation, Mass Balance)
  • Multi-site and group certification requirements
  • Claims and logo use
  • Tracking and trading of certified palm oil: PalmTrace and Book & Claim
  • Auditing skills


  • Our primary audience is auditors wishing to carry out RSPO Supply Chain Certification standard audits. This course will also benefit the following groups:
  • Producer company staff wishing to gain an in-depth knowledge of RSPO SCC requirements.
  • Other stakeholders, such as NGOs and government officials, seeking a rigorous introduction to the RSPO SCC standard and system.


All course trainers are qualified Lead Auditors and supply chain certification experts from Proforest with extensive RSPO experience. The course will bring together their collective experiences in the planning and implementation of RSPO SCC Standard.


810 USD, or

610 USD for payments made before earlybird registration deadline (30 Jan 2019).

Payment must be made by 5 March 2019.

Registration deadline: 28 February 2019

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RSPO Lead Auditor Supply Chain Certification Accra, Ghana

19-21 March 2019

Mensvic Hotel, Accra, Ghana



To register yourself on this course, please fill out our quick form.

Registration deadline:

30 Jan (for earlybird fees), or

28 Feb 2019

Payment deadline:

5 March 2019